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‘Nurturing your Nonprofit’ Workshop

Polk County UW-Extension, Northwest Alliance Community Foundation and Amery Area Community Foundation are hosting a series of workshops for area nonprofits. Each session is the 4th Thursday of the month from 1:00pm-4:00pm. To register for the workshops, fill out and print the registration form and send to the address on the form along with the necessary […]

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Family Living Proclamation

    This year, we have the opportunity to spread the word about the work that Family Living is doing in Wisconsin through a new event–Family and Consumer Sciences Day (FCS Day) scheduled for December 3. The event will be celebrated nationally, and in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker has proclaimed (Official Proclamation) Dec. 3 as Family and Consumer Sciences […]

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Health Hazard: Smoke from Wood Heating

Smoke from wood heating can be health hazard Contact: David S. Liebl, 608-265-2360, liebl@epd.engr.wisc.edu As the heating season approaches, smoke from wood stoves, fireplaces, outdoor wood-fired boilers (OWBs) and burn barrels will lead to health and nuisance complaints across the state. While wood is a renewable fuel source, it is often more expensive than natural […]


Christmas Gift idea for the Outdoor Enthusiest

 2015 State Trail Passes Available For Holiday Gifts POLK COUNTY—Looking for that last-minute gift for the bicycle riders, skiers, or equestrian enthusiasts on your list? 2015 State Annual Passes are available for holiday shopping at the Polk County Information Center in St. Croix Falls, and in Amery, at the Countyside Convenience Store (Cenex), Ellie’s Ice […]

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Private Pesticide Applicator License

  Is your pesticide license about to  expire? Did you receive a letter that the next training in Polk County will be held on January 27, 2015? Well this date Has Been Changed the new date is now: JANUARY 15, 2015!!! Please make sure you change this on your calendars. The time is still from […]