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Creative Arts Day 2.0 will be held Saturday, May 19 at Pittsville Elementary

Creative Arts Day 2.0 will be held on Saturday, May 19, at Pittsville Elementary School. Creative Arts Day 2.0 will include all of the events (including an awards presentation for volunteers and Key Award) that were originally scheduled for Creative Arts Day, with the exception of Demonstrations. Our Demonstration Contest will be held in July. […]

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Creative Arts Day Cancelled

Creative Arts Day 2018 has been CANCELLED.  This includes the volunteer and special member recognition program. We ask that you reach out to anyone who may have been planning to attend to notify them of the cancellations. Laura and Chris carefully monitored National Weather Service and local TV station reports and forecasts as this storm […]

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4-H Annual Awards

On Saturday, November 11, 2017, Wood County 4-H held their annual awards program at Roger’s Cinema in Marshfield. After the awards, attendees were able to stay and watch a movie with their friends and fellow 4-H members and leaders. Congratulations to all of the award winners – both clubs and individuals. It is awesome to […]

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March Lunch & Learn

Each month, Wood County UW-Extension, in conjunction with the Wood County Health Department, Healthy People Wood County and Wisconsin Rapids Community Media collaborate to provide a Lunch & Learn for employees and community members.

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Saratoga Well Water Testing

The Wood County Health Department and UW-Extension are offering well water testing to homeowners in the Town of Saratoga in sections 20, 21, 28 and 29 at the request of Town Officials.   The County is partnering with the UW-Stevens Point Water and Environmental Analysis Lab to analyze well water samples.  The laboratory is state-certified for the particular […]

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5 Ways To Prune Trees And Promote Growth

When temperatures warm in late winter and early spring, it’s a good time to take advantage of these conditions to plan tree pruning. This practice helps maintain the size of trees, allows better light penetration into their crowns, minimizes disease, promotes better bloom, increases safety by removing dead and broken branches and enhances their overall […]

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