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Farming Your Finances: a workshop for Wisconsin women in agriculture

Wausau, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW Center for Dairy Profitability are hosting a two-day workshop series on March 29-30, 2017 for farm women interested in improving their farm financial management skills, part of the fabric of farm life and the farm business. This series includes in-class exercises to develop farm financial management skills. […]

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

Do you know that couples who play together are more likely to stay together?  Most couples report that their relationships feel happier when they make time to play and have fun.  Too often, fun is the first thing to fall by the wayside when folks are stressed and life demands pile up.  This is especially […]

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Pepin County 4-H Boosts Leadership Skills and Civic Engagement through 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus: Presidential Inauguration

Last week, Lauren Hendel, Jordin McMahon, and Claire Raethke had the opportunity to join over 500 young people from across the country to learn about political processes in the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital as part of Citizenship Washington Focus: Presidential Inauguration (CWF-PI), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for high-school youth held […]

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Pepin County 4-H Teen Leaders Show Support Of Our Military

Our military personnel make great sacrifices in order to protect our country and others who are less fortunate around the world. They work long hours and spend extended periods of time away from their families to fight for the freedoms that allow us to enjoy the way of life to which we’ve grown accustomed. The […]

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Tax credits a help to state’s working families

Many low- and moderate-income working families in Wisconsin may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the state Earned Income Credit can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8,000, depending on household income, marital status, and number of children […]

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Durand Area Youth Complete Child Care Clinic

Durand area youth have recently earned their completion cards from the Child Care Clinic and are eager to put their newly-learned skills to practice.  These clinics were coordinated and taught by Marie Ritscher, UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent; Katie Walsh-Kallstrom Public Health Nurse, Pepin County Health Department; Kathy Dahl R.N., Durand School District, and guest […]

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Planning for Tax Time

As you probably know, almost everyone with an income needs to file a tax return. You may be dreading tax time because you’re afraid that you owe money to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the state. But, it’s just as likely that you’ll be getting a refund! One benefit of filing taxes is that […]

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