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Safe Preserving: Apples, the Best of the Fall Harvest

“Safe and Healthy: Preserving Food at Home” has posted a new item, ‘Safe Preserving: Apples, the best of the fall harvest’ – Originally published by Barb Ingham, bhingham@wisc.edu With the bounty of Wisconsin’s harvest all around us, it’s a great time of year to think of preserving the sweetness and tang of apples for enjoyment all […]

Credit Report Campaign

Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign 10/10

By law, everybody can obtain three free credit reports each year. The information in your credit report affects your life in important ways–your ability to get a loan, how much you pay for credit and insurance, securing a job, renting a house or apartment, and preventing identity theft. It is important to check your report […]

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Volunteering Opportunity!

Do you love to build, discover, and play with blocks? Do you enjoy interacting with children and families? We are thrilled to announce the beginning of Block Parties! These 1-2 hour events will be hosted around the area at many different locations. Each event requires many volunteers to come and play with blocks. It’s that […]

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Check Your Free Credit Report for Errors

UW-Extension provides reminders and resources for checking your credit.  To make it easier to monitor credit reports and catch errors, individuals can sign up for email reminders to their free credit reports each year.  UW-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign” will send an email on  2/2, 6/6, and 10/10 with helpful links to the […]


Motion Commotion! 4-H Science Event

Do you like to see how things like physics, speed and safety relate to the world around you? All youth in grades 4-7 are welcomed to participate (second and third graders are invited—please bring a parent with you) in the National Youth Science Day “Motion Commotion”. Developed by Oregon State University Cooperative Extension, Motion Commotion is […]

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Current Issues Affecting Local Government Officials: Fall 2015/Winter 2016

These programs cover timely topics Wisconsin local governments will face this fall and winter. Each program will provide ample opportunity for participant questions and comments. Programs will be moderated by UW-Extension’s Local Government Center staff. To view the full program details and learn how to register, click here for the brochure. You can participate in the […]

Rent Smart House

Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP October 13th & 15th, 2015 (Tuesday & Thursday) 9:00AM – 12:00 PM at the Oshkosh Seniors Center – South Building, 200 N. Campbell Rd. Oshkosh To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 Rent Smart sessions cover: Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities Things to think about when looking for a […]


Radon Kits Available at Public Health Department

If you are looking for a Radon Test Kit, please visit the Winnebago County Public Health Department. Kits cost $10 and are available between 8:00 am-4:00 pm. For more information, visit the Public Health Departments Radon Kit page listed here: http://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/health/units/environmental-health/environmental-health-hazards/radon


Home Energy Plus Program

Are home energy costs putting the squeeze on you?  The Home Energy Plus Program may be able to help!  For more information regarding income guidelines and how to apply, access the Home Energy Plus Program brochure.