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Raising Your Spirited Child Class

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. For more information about the class and how to register, please see the Brochure Classes are November 3, […]

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Fair Premium Checks Q&A – Fall 2016

To download this post as PDF, click HERE. When do we get our checks? Premium checks will be handed out at the schools this year. Please see the 4-H Newsletter for the schedule. ANYONE can come to the River Falls Public Library to pick up their checks if the time/school doesn’t work for the family […]


Clean Sweep & Prescription Take-Back

Katie Feuerhelm, UW-Extension Pierce County Most Pierce County youth have not misused prescription drugs. What can you do to help this continue? Parents and other adults should talk with children about the risks of misusing medications, both prescription and over-the-counter.  Students have reported that their parents are one of the most believable sources of information […]


Robotics – Fall 2016 Classes

Join us in October and November for two different Robotics Classes!  To register: Call 715-273-6781, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm MUST REGISTER! CLASSES WILL FILL UP!    NXT’s 101 Introduction to Lego Robotics LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT is the second generation of robotics products from the LEGO group. These robots will introduce entry-level robotics with […]


Have Your Dial Gauge Tested at the Pierce County UW-Extension Office

The Pierce County UW-Extension Office offers dial gauge testing, free of charge. The dial gauge is tested against a calibrated reference gauge to determine accuracy. Gauges testing +2 psi of the target pressure of 6 psi or 11 psi can be safely used at home. To schedule an appointment to have your canner lid tested, […]

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WI Bee Identification Guide

Honey Bees, Bumble Bees, Leeafcutter Bees, Small Carpenter Bees, Sweat Bees and the list goes on… download this pdf to see pictures and descriptions – WI BEE IDENTIFICATION GUIDE


Spring Brings Tent Caterpillars

By Diana Alfuth, Horticulture Educator, UW-Extension At this time of year, we often see large webs forming in trees, and close inspection will reveal that these webbed “tents” are filled with small caterpillars.  The tents, and the caterpillars inside, will get bigger as spring progresses.  These are “Eastern Tent Caterpillars”, which are native to Wisconsin.  […]

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Dust ‘Em Off – Jr. Livestock Show

June 4, 2016 St Croix County Fairgrounds Glenwood City, Wisconsin  Sponsored by the St. Croix County Livestock Committee  For More Info, email Lori at lordeb651@gmail.com or Hannah at hannahm18@yahoo.com. Clinic:  9:00-11:00 Master Stockman Contest:  11:00-12:30 Show Time:  12:30 (approximate) Check in: 7:30 -10:30 am St Croix County Fairgrounds, Glenwood City, Wisconsin For full Packet including registration […]