Volunteer Readers Needed!

Become a Wisconsin Bookworms(TM) Reader with Head Start Students On behalf of the Winnebago County HCE (Home and Community Education) program and Winnebago County UW-Extension, we would like to invite you to volunteer to read books with children one time per month. Dates, Times, and Place: 1. The first Wednesday of the month from 9:00 […]

Credit Report Campaign

Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign 10/10

This is a friendly reminder from your County UW-Extension office to check your free credit report. It only takes a few minutes when you go directly to—the only truly free website that provides the reports you are entitled to by law. Please forward this to your family and friends! By law, everybody can obtain three […]


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, 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 […]

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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 […]


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:


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.


Soil Health Field Day- September 2, 2015

The WI NRCS Soil Health Team is partnering with the Winnebago County LWCD, UWEX, and Maple Ridge Farms to host a Soil Health Field Day on September 2, 2015 from 9:30am to 11:30am. This event will raise awareness of how implementing the principles of creating healthy soils can increase yields, reduce inputs and expenses, and buffer the […]