Local 4-H Students Head To Washington, D.C. for Presidential Inauguration

Thirty-one 4-H delegates from Wisconsin will be venturing to Washington, D.C. this week to experience the Presidential Inauguration and learn about the executive branch of government! Check out the link below to hear from a few of our local 4-H members, including Winnebago County 4-H member, Stephany Beck, and Winnebago County 4-H Youth Development Educator, Kayla […]

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Winnebago County 4-H Horse & Pony Tack/Craft Sale

Winnebago County 4-H Horse & Pony Tack/Craft Sale Saturday, March 11, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sunnyview Expo Center (Fairgrounds), 500 East County Road Y, Oshkosh, WI $1.00 Admission/Person 50% of admissions will be donated to the Winnebago County 4-H Youth Charity

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4-H Scholarships

4-H Scholarships are Available to Members Applying for College or Tech School! All 4-H seniors and recent graduates are encouraged to apply for the Winnebago County 4-H Scholarships that are sponsored by the Leaders’ Association, Judy Gruzynske Memorial Fund, and Paul Stevenson Memorial Fund. These scholarships, each valued at $500, are available to 4-H members […]

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UW-Extension: Check Your Free Credit Report to Build Financial Security

Month after month, incorrect information on credit reports is among the top consumer complaints to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Complaints frequently revolve around the age of the debt listed on a credit report, or debt that doesn’t belong to the individual. Other issues include delays in updating and correcting inaccurate records. Because […]

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Make Sure You Have Health Insurance in 2017

Many have questions about the future of health insurance in the United States. It’s important to know that at this time, nothing has changed and options still remain available for the 2017 calendar year. This includes coverage available from the Health Insurance Marketplace (also known as “ObamaCare”). However, the time to sign up is running […]

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4-H Fun Day

4-H Fun Day is held on Saturday, February 4 at Webster Stanley Middle School in Oshkosh! Check out the session information found at: http://winnebago.uwex.edu/files/2010/09/4-H-Fun-Day-2017.pdf for a variety of hands-on projects that are being taught by local 4-H leaders and members! The cost is only $5 per person, and it is open for 4-H youth, parents, […]

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What Health Insurance Options Remain for 2017?

The presidential election brings new leadership to Washington, D.C. and, with it, many questions about the future of health insurance, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Medicaid. Consumers should know that all insurance options remain available to them for the coming 2017 calendar year. The Marketplace (Healthcare.gov, ACA, “ObamaCare”) offers a variety of plans to […]

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Communicating With Children after They Leave Home: Striking a Healthy Balance

Leaving home for college doesn’t mean leaving behind regular communication between young adult children and their parents. According to educators from the University of Wisconsin-Extension, studies show that even after a child leaves home for college, a high level of communication continues between parents and their young adult children. “College students typically communicate with their […]

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Dealing with Bullying: Tips for Parents

Bullying has been the subject of media reports lately, but in reality, it is a problem that has been around for a long time. In fact, the rate of bullying has stayed fairly steady for the last decade. About 25 percent of kids between the ages of 12-18 say they have been bullied in the […]

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How Parents Can Help Teens be Better Drivers

Learning to drive is a rite of passage for most teens.  For many families, it benefits both teens and their parents when a teen gets their license.  Driving can offer adolescents more independence and gives parent a break from chauffeuring duties. But along with the new driver’s license comes greater responsibility and risk, says Stephen […]

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