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Pillsbury, Aldi, King Arthur Flour Recalled

Three prominent brands have recalled flour due to the possible presence of contamination with a harmful strain of the E. coli bacteria.  The newest recall includes more than 4,600 cases of Pillsbury “Best Bread” flour.  While the flour was shipped to retailers and distributors in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia – […]

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4-H The Fun Starts Here!

Winnebago County 4-H proudly supports the County Fair! Spend a whole day with your family at the Fair July 31 to August 4. Check out these great activities being provided by 4-H Youth & Adult Leaders. Any groups or businesses interested in distributing hard copies of this brochure, please contact the 4-H/Extension Office 920-232-1974.

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2019 Rent Smart Workshops Available!

Rent Smart is a FREE program that provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing find, get, and keep suitable housing. This program focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience.  It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know […]

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Fit Oshkosh call for Black entrepreneurs

Fit Oshkosh, Inc., an organization dedicated to improving racial equality and building a welcoming and inclusive community, is seeking Black entrepreneurs from Fond du Lac, Winnebago, Outagamie, and Brown Counties to participate in a study of their experiences in starting or running their business in Wisconsin. According to Rajon Hall, who is conducting the interviews […]

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Check Your Freezer: Recall of Frozen Berries

Kroger has announced a recall of Private Selection brand frozen berries; the fruit may be contaminated with Hepatitis A.  Laboratory tests conducted as part of an ongoing special project revealed the contamination, although no illness have yet been traced to the recall.  The recalled products contain blackberries, the only fruit linked to the recall at this time.  […]

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Sherman Community Gardens Still Closed

6/10/2019 Update: We apologize for the delayed opening.  The weather conditions in May have lead to wet conditions at the gardens.   With the pattern of rain we have not seen sufficient drying of the soil to allow tillage of the plots.  We were hoping to open today (June 10), however the rain this past weekend set us back […]

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Welcome Our New 4-H Summer Intern! 

Jack Loken has been hired as a summer 4-H Program intern as part of an intern program made possible through UW Madison. Jack recently graduated from Xavier High School in Appleton and will be attending UW Madison in the fall to study engineering.  He has 12 years of experience in the 4-H program in Outagamie County […]

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

Federal law gives everyone the right to request three free credit reports each year—one each from the three credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. There are three ways to order your free credit report: through the mail, by phone toll-free, or at the official website AnnualCreditReport.com. Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10” […]

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Farm Focus: Pasture Raised Beef & Direct Marketing

Farm Focus: Pasture Raised Beef & Direct Marketing Thursday, June 11th 6:30pm- 8:00 pm Buser Cattle Company 6440 Wiesner Road Omro,WI Agenda 6:30 pm: Welcome & Introductions 6:45 pm: Katie and John Buser give an overview of their cattle operation 7:00 pm: Grazing and Soil Health- John Thompson, Extension- Winnebago County Ag Educator 7:15 pm: […]

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4-H Key Award and Scholarship Recipients

CONGRATULATIONS To the High School Students Receiving the 2019 4-H Key Award! The Key Award, the highest award a 4-H member can receive, recognizes 4-H members who have achieved significant leadership at the club or group, community and state levels.   Leah Grundman (Senior) Winneconne High School 4-H Club(s): Westward & NOW Leah is receiving […]

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