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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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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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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“I Can Problem Solve”

“I Can Problem Solve” online professional development course for early childhood educator and child care workers. Six (6) Tuesday evenings starting October 16th. Evidence-based; earn 12 Registry Tier 3 training hours. Learn how to help your children solve problems on their own, “read” the feelings of self and others, see things from others’ perspectives, and […]

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Raising a Thinking Child

For parents of children ages 4-7. A rare opportunity to learn a valuable parenting tool for only $25 per parent! Help your child learn to solve problems on his/her own, “read” the feelings of self and others, see things from others’ perspectives, and think of positive solutions. This tool is needed in every parents toolbox! […]

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Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater

Heavy rains and the flowing waters that result can contaminate plants growing in the garden and create a food safety hazard. As floodwater moves into your garden, it can carry raw sewage overflow, farm and domestic animal waste, river or pond water, and agricultural run-off, all of which can be sources of human pathogens such as […]

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Food Safety for Flooded Farms

Flooding events, especially during the harvest season, can have a significant impact on a farm’s bottom line. Growers need to also consider food safety impacts as they assess damage and consider their options. Several resources are available to help growers in the aftermath of  significant rain events. Visit:https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/safepreserving/2018/08/31/food-safety-for-flooded-farms/ for more information.

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NXT and EV3 Day Camp

Lego NXT’s are programmable robot kits that allow children to build and control their own inventions. LEGO EV3’s are a more advanced programmable robot kit that allow children to build and control their own inventions. Must be at least 10 years of age to participate in these LEGO Robotics programs.

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