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Annual Northwest 4-H Golf Classic – Online Registration

JOIN US ON MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015 Please see the brochure for the paper registration form: Northwest 4-H Golf Classic 2015 Brochure Help us support the efforts of our youth and sign up to golf, as an individual or a team, become a sponsor, or donate a silent auction item! You can sign up by filling in […]


Northwestern Wisconsin 4-H Stem Project Leaders Training

Are you a 4-H Project or Activities Leader or After School Volunteer Coordinator or a Volunteer  with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education? The Northwest Regional UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Agents & Educators are hosting a 4-H STEM Project Leaders training – if you’re interested in expanding your knowledge in physics, […]


Swine Workshops and Sailer’s Meat Tour

Introduction to the Meat Animal Project Meeting:   As we are working are way up to the 2015 Pierce County Fair, many families in the Swine Meat Animal     Project have questions regarding record keeping, project rules, MAQA requirements, fair expectations, and other upcoming learning opportunities through the Pierce County Livestock Committee. On Tuesday, […]


Livestock Judging Schedule -2015

Please click on the link → 2015 Livestock Judging Schedule (note that it is tentative). FYI For On Farm Judging Practices: As the Month of April gets underway please note that all future practices will be on farms throughout Pierce and St. Croix County. Both Jr. and Sr. teams will be judging at the same time. If you […]

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Gateway Academy

July 13-17, 2015 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM River Falls High School Room D102 A Science, Engineering, Technology & Math Experience for Youth Day Campers will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis (limited to first 20) by completing the registration in this brochure and payment of a non-refundable $50.00 fee, which includes a t-shirt. […]


Understanding Your Adolescent

Flyer: Understanding Adolescent Saturday, Apr. 25, 9 am -­‐ noon Hudson Hospital & Clinics Education Center: 901 Dominion Drive Hudson, WI Cost: $5 – Register by Fri. Apr. 17 Presenter: Brian Crim, MFT Presented by Pierce -­‐ St. Croix County CARES through a grant from Wisconsin CARES To reserve a seat, send cash or check payable to: UW-­‐Extention, c/o Lori Zierl 412 W. Kinne St. PO Box 69 Ellsworth,WI 54011 Questions? – Lori Zierl 715-­‐273-­‐6781


MAQA Dates – Spring/Summer 2015

Dates to note for MAQA are as followed: Thursday April 23, 2015 starting at 7:00 p.m. located at the Spring Valley High School Thursday May 14th, 2015 Starting at 7:00 p.m. Located at the River Falls High School Tuesday July 21st, 2015 Starting at 7:00 p.m. Located in Ellsworth (Location to be determined)


Interstate Livestock Show

Do you show or have interests in showing beef, sheep or goats? The Interstate Livestock Show will take place at the Polk County Fair Grounds, St. Croix Falls, WI on June 27th, 2015. This livestock show is a great way to participate in livestock judging and show your livestock. The main purposes of the Interstate […]

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The Faces of ACES

A Summit on the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Pierce & St. Croix Counties Families and Providers. Thursday, April 30th, 2015 8am – 3:30 pm Kilkarney Golf Clubhouse, River Falls, WI

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Raising Your Spirited Child

The key word that distinguishes spirited children from other children is “more” – more intense, more persistent, more sensitive, and more uncomfortable with change. The spirited child can easily overwhelm parents, leaving them feeling frustrated and ineffective. This workshop series will help dads, moms, grandparents and other caretakers: understand your child’s temperamental traits (and your […]