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Cyberbullying: Identification, Prevention, and Response

Dear Families, While the majority of children are not in school this time of year, it is still important to monitor phone and digital use. Summer’s less structured days can allow for less vigilance with our children. Please review this report and bookmark the link. You will find a wealth of great information. Staying engaged […]

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Parenting Information When YOU Need It

Online newsletters, communities, publications, podcasts, and links to reliable parenting advice for everyone preparing to or currently parenting – from birth all the way through the teenage years. From UWEX/Parenting – Why you can trust our advice: * We are professors and staff of a great public university (the University of Wisconsin). We teach college courses […]

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How has the UW-Extension Affected your Life? Please share your stories and check out ways below of how the UW-Extension has impacted people of Winnebago County. To share your stories, shoot us an email or call our office at 920-232-1970 or just make a tweet with the hashtag: #becauseofUWEX To read what other people are […]

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Make a Difference!

Do you want to feel like you are making a difference? Your local Winnebago County Association of Home and Community Education volunteers are working on placing books into the hands of a child who otherwise would have little or no opportunity to have a book to call their own through the Wisconsin Bookworms™ program. The Winnebago […]


Advanced Parliamentary Procedure series starts soon!

Build your Skills!  Advanced Parliamentary Procedure Teleconference series starts April 1, 2015 All sessions are from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Presented by Larry Larmer, Professor Emeritus in the Division of Continuing Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For more complete program information, you can download the brochure. Session descriptions: 1. Principle of Parliamentary Authority: […]

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Local Government Essentials Training for Town, Village, City and County Officials

This program series covers fundamental topics Wisconsin local governments will face this spring.  Each program will provide ample opportunity for participant questions and comments. Programs will be moderated by UW-Extension’s Local Government Center Staff. First program – How to Run the Annual Town Meeting, Monday, March 16, 10:30am – 12:00 noon. To view the full […]


ACT 377 – Implements of Husbandry (IoH) Law

Act 377 became effective January 15, 2015 Statewide, including in Winnebago County. The law created a no fee permit that allows farmers to exceed weight and length limits for farm implements and commercial farm vehicles when traveling on Town roads and County and State highways. In addition, the law provides for a process for identifying […]


2015 Winnebago County Board Scholarship

The Winnebago County Board Scholarship Program is offered to all high school seniors who reside in Winnebago County and plan to attend a post secondary educational institution. The Scholarship Program was developed to promote an awareness and an understanding of county government. Up to nine $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2015. Scholarship recipients will […]

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2015 Rent Smart Schedule Now Available!

Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing to acquire and keep decent housing. Our 2015 Rent Smart brochure includes a complete listing of workshop offerings in both Winnebago and Fond du Lac counties. Call 920-232-1973 to register or to obtain additional information.

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Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10

To make it easier for people to monitor their financial well-being, UW-Extension educators in Winnebago County are continuing the “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10,” reminding people to view their three free reports each year on Feb. 2, June 6 and Oct. 10.