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Polk County 4H Science Museum/Fort Snelling Trip!

 Have you ever wondered what will happen in space? How humans might visit Mars? Fly into the Science Museum of Minnesota’s new exhibit, Space, and explore what the future holds. Complementing the Space exhibit, the Omni-Theater will be taking you to Mars with the Astronauts! After visiting Mars, we will take a step back in […]


UW-Extension Publications

Are you needing some help with a project or just some new knowledge about something? Check out the UW-Extension Learning Store for just about anything you may want to know about.  Many of the publications are in PDF format and are viewable and can be downloaded to your own computer or printed if you prefer. The following […]

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Food Preservation Help

Are you in need of some help in canning various items or have you been canning and the recipe you are using is not quite the taste you are looking for?  We can help. The UW-Extension office has many publications that can be purchased or downloaded to your computer for easy reference.  All information for […]

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Help for Parents of Teenagers

Are you having a hard time getting through to your teenager? Well you are not alone, with technology now a days it seems like you have to be ‘plugged’ in just to talk to ANYONE! We have something that can maybe help. It’s a series of online articles that focuses on relating and talking to […]

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Early Childhood Resource Brochure

If you are a parent of young children and need some resources to help ‘figure’ out your kids then this brochure may be able to help you find the help that you need. The Early Childhood Resources Brochure has it all.


Fresh Produce + Small Budget = Flavorful Meals

Planning meals when you don’t have a lot of money to spend and have a bountiful of fresh produce, what can you do with it?  The following resources can help with that very question and many more. 2014 Fresh Flavors Cookbook Food for Thought Newsletter – Fall Wallet size Conversion Card This helpful card (once cut) […]

2015 Visitor Guide

2015 Polk County Visitor Guide

The tourism center has released the new and improved visitor guide free for all people who visit the area and the UW-Extension has an ad on page 3. The new Polk County Visitor Guide.