Learn About the Five Essential Strengths that Keep Every Family Strong.

The Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board recently launched the Five for Families campaign featuring an interactive website (www.FiveforFamilies.org) for parents, caregivers, friends, neighbors, and community members. The “five strengths” are: • Helping kids understand feelings • Parenting as children grow • Connecting with others • Building inner strength • Knowing how to find help […]

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Master Gardener Level 1 Training about to begin!

Winnebago County Master Gardener Level 1 Training will start September 11th at 9:30 am to 12:00 pm and will run every Tuesday through November 27th. There will be a required orientation to attend in order to sign up for the training. Orientation will be held Wednesday, August 15th at 10:00 am to 11:00 am OR […]

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Tips for Keeping Your Family Safe from Foodborne Illnesses

Barb Ingham, UW-Extension Food Scientist Department of Food Science UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciencesbhingham@wisc.edu TRANSCRIPT Lorre Kolb: Outbreaks linked to fresh produce. We’re visiting today with Barb Ingham, Extension Food Safety Specialist, Department of Food Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension, in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, and I’m Lorre Kolb. Barb, why are we […]

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Midwest Convenience Store Serves Up Cyclospora in Del Monte Veggie Trays

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Minnesota Department of Health, and local health departments are investigating an increase of Cyclospora infections. To date, 11 ill patients in Wisconsin and 3 in Minnesota have reported purchasing a vegetable tray from a Wisconsin or Minnesota Kwik Trip location before their illness.  The La Crosse, WI-based […]

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Parenting and Family Relationships Resources

    We’d like to let you know about the University of Wisconsin, Cooperative Extension Parenting and Family Relationships website (parenting.uwex.edu). Developed by a team of family and parenting specialists at UW-Madison’s Extension Human Development and Relationships Institute, the website is a clearinghouse of quality web-based resources for families and professionals on parenting, healthy relationships, […]

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Workshop for Zoning Boards of Adjustment & Appeals

There will be a Board of Appeals & Adjustment workshop in New Holstein on June 13th. This workshop will provide information about zoning and the legal standards that apply to zoning board decisions. Location: Kiwanis Community Center 1725 Silver Moon Lane New Holstein, WI 53061 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Who Should Attend? Members of […]

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Wisconsin Child Tax Rebate

The State of Wisconsin has issued a tax credit of $100 per qualified child. Applications must be submitted between May 15 and July 2. Information can be found on the Department of Revenue website or by clicking the link below. https://childtaxrebate.wi.gov/_/

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