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Making a healthy breakfast can improve quality of life

Making a Healthy Breakfast Can Improve Quality of Life By Karly Johnson, Coordinator Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program for Oneida and Langlade Counties University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-627-6236 Email: karly.johnson@ces.uwex.edu   September is National Breakfast Month and for many people breakfast is a low priority or not one at all. If you think you are […]

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4-H is growing and is free to join in Oneida County

4-H is growing and is free to join in Oneida County By Lynn Feldman, 4-H Youth Development Educator and County Dept. Head University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750 Email: lynn.feldman@ces.uwex.edu   Afterschool Alliance, in part sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, seeks the latest information related to afterschool programming. A March, 2016 report, […]

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Can Pokemon Go play a role in positive parenting?

Can Pokémon Go play a role in positive parenting? By Sara Richie, Family Living Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750 Email: sara.richie@ces.uwex.edu   Whether you’ve simply been looking out your front window or following the news, you’ve likely witnessed the rise in popularity of Pokémon Go. The new game app, a treasure hunt for […]

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Keep Your Food Safe all the Way from the Refrigerator/Freezer to the Picnic Table

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida and Langlade Counties   The summer months offer many opportunities to grill out and picnic with family and friends. It is important to know how to safely handle foods when eating outdoors during the warm weather months. Warm weather present opportunities for foodborne […]

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Have you seen these critters hiding in your house? They may be earwigs

Earwigs have large, pincers-like protrusions at the rear of the body, which give them an evil appearance, but they don’t harm people directly. Still, they can cause people problems by feeding on flowers and vegetables outdoors, by crawling into the home, and by congregating under well caps. Click here to learn how to control earwigs. […]

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How to select public participation methods suited to your goals and situation

By Myles Alexander Community, Natural Resources, and Economic Development Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750 Email: myles.alexander@ces.uwex.edu NCDD – goals Public participation is a part of transparent, good governance. It is true for local government, a business, service agency, civic organization or club. The City of Tempe offers reason for public participation that […]

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Success story: Teaching teens in Three Lakes how to prepare for the workforce

By Lynn Feldman 4-H Youth Development Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County     On June 7, Three Lakes business leaders presented a hands-on workforce readiness workshop for area teens at Demmer Memorial Library. Topics addressed were the brainstorm of those business leaders at a preparation session in May. One purpose for holding the workshop […]

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2016 Fair Judging Schedule and Exhibitor Information

Thank you to everyone who has registered exhibit items for the Oneida County Fair, to be held from Aug. 4-7 at Pioneer Park in Rhinelander. Anyone can register exhibit items for the fair through July 10. Now that you are registered, here is what you need to know.

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Positive Changes to Food Nutrition Label

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida & Langlade Counties Phone: 715-627-6236     Email: karly.johnson@ces.uwex.edu On May 20th, 2016 the Food and Drug Administration finalized the new Nutrition Facts Label for packaged foods. The label will still have its traditional look but important updates will be made to give consumers […]

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