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Agriculture Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has brought the need for business health, safety and continuity planning to the forefront. A farm business continuity plan will help pinpoint contingencies in critical areas related to employees/staff and could include backup plans for work practices, transportation, communication, service and supply chain, and cash flow. Web Links: Extension Responds […]

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Applying for Unemployment Compensation during COVID-19

During this time when many people are applying for Unemployment Compensation (UC), applying online is the preferred method. If you are applying online by yourself or with a helper and are not familiar with the Internet, the Sauk County Job Center can help Marquette County residents understand the UC application process and requirements. Marquette County […]

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Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times

Many households may experience hard financial times as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. UW Extension has a website for help with Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times. We just added information related to this situation, such as eligibility for unemployment insurance, public benefits, small business assistance, and keeping up with loan payments. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/toughtimes/

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Parent Cafes

Make new and visit old friends; Share ideas and enjoy “me” time; Discuss family hopes and dreams. Strengthen yourself and your family relationships. For more information, visit: Marquette County Parent Cafes Facebook page

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Water and Soil Testing Services

The UW-Extension Office offers two different types of testing. The first one is for your drinking water and the second is soil sampling. The prices for both of these are now available online

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Family Resources Directory – Marquette County

Marquette County Family Resources Directory (ADRC hosts a county wide resource directory for all residents of Marquette County) The directory details various local services and opportunities for families! Please let us know corrections, changes or additions — call the Extension Office at 608-297-3141 or email klardy@co.marquette.wi.us.  

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EXTENSION UPDATE DUE TO CO-VID 19

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies, Marquette County Educators are ordered to work remotely (not in office or in person). Our educators may be moving programs online and many of our events have been postponed, including Family Adventure Day. Office staff are in […]

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Mindfulness-Enhanced Strengthening Families Prgm 10-14

Mindfulness-Enhanced Strengthening Families Program is a fun, educational program for youth ages 10-14 and  their parents or caregivers. It helps families to use time-tested tools and mindfulness practices that are proven to reduce stress, improve communication, build teen resilience and success and encourage fun while learning together. Program Details and Information MSFP Fall 2019 Information […]

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Open House

4-H is for YOU! 4-H is for FUN! Russell Flats 4-H Club will be hosting an open house on September 8, 2019. Come & learn what 4-H is all about & have some fun while learning. Kids grades K-12 are welcome! For more information, go to: Enroll Today (1)

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2019 Home and Community Education (HCE) Super Tuesday

This program will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019  from 8am-3:15pm at Pine Lake Camp in Westfield, located at W8301 County Road M. You will have a day of Friendship & Learning. One of the classes offered is Stained Glass Mosaic. For more information and a registration form, please go to: ST Brochure 2019.  

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