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Parents Forever Co-Parenting Class

This 4- hour Co-Parenting Program is broken into two 2-hour classes. First class starts May 17th and May 24th at the Oneida County Senior Center at 6:00 pm. Cost is $20 for materials. For more information on upcoming classes or to register, call Sara Richie, MS – Family Living Educator at (715) 365-2750 or email sara.richie@ces.uwex.edu.

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2016 Plat Books are Here! SmartMaps also available!

The NEW 2016 Oneida County Plat Book is on sale now at your local University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Office, located in the lower level of the Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport (3375 Airport Road, Rhinelander). Plat books feature high quality aerial view maps!!! Call 715-365-2750 for more information.


June 4: Family Fishing Fun Day: FREE fun for the entire family!

Family Fishing Fun Day 2016 9 a.m. to Noon Saturday, June 4, 2016 Hodag Park Boat Landing, Rhinelander Bring your family and friends to the 12th annual Family Fishing Fun Day to be held on June 4! This event is free and coincides with the Wisconsin DNR’s free fishing weekend. The first 100 participants will receive […]

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Substituting fat without sacrificing flavor…it is possible!

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator Oneida & Langlade Counties     Fat and cholesterol probably receive the most attention from health professionals due to strong scientific evidence correlating high-fat diets to health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and some cancers. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends lowering total fat, saturated […]


Working with Three Lakes School District was a Success

  By Lynn Feldman, 4-H Youth Development Educator and County Department Head University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County       KNOW! is a free program for parents of adolescents where information about protective and risks factors related to alcohol and other drug abuse is sent by email twice a month. The theory behind the program, […]


Learn how to plant an interesting and hardy garden

By Merry Lehner Office Support, UW-Extenision Oneida County Certified Oneida County Master Gardener Volunteer     Remember last spring at the garden center where you found those beautiful plants that had just the right colors you wanted in your garden?  You just knew they would look so wonderful in that particular spot in the garden, […]

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Screen-Free Week: May 2-8

  By Sara Richie Family Living Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County       Screen-Free Week is approaching quickly! Eliminate the use of recreational (entertainment) screen time in your home during the week of May 2-8th and unplug. Enjoy the simple things in life.    Go for a walk. Take a bike ride. Play outside. […]

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Collaboration allows UW-Extension to accomplish more

  By Myles Alexander Community, Natural Resources & Economic Development Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County     The first articles I wrote were about the history and breadth of Cooperative Extension.  Last month I promised to write about how Extension educators work together to reach our goal of a better life for Wisconsinites. My […]

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How much screen time should children be allowed?

  By Sara Richie Family Living Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County       Children today are growing up with screens in every direction. Television, video games, tablets, smart phones, computers and other handheld digital devices are consuming our lives, and our children’s. Not all screen time is “bad” for our children. There are […]