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2015 Town Officials Workshops Now Available

The UW-Extension Local Government  is offering a series of one day workshops that reviews important laws and responsibilities for new and continueing town officials. these workshops are scheduled in May and June in eleven locations around Wisconsin and there are a few that are close to Polk County.  For more information and to register for […]


Local Government Learning Opportunity

Are you fairly new to local government or just want to gain advanced knowledge on Parliamentary procedure?  The University of Wisconsin Local Government Center is offering an advanced course in Parliamentary Procedure in 4 parts (see Parliamentary Brochure for more information) . This WisLine program will be held from 4:00pm-5:30pm on Wednesday’s during April. The registration fee […]


Local Government Essentials- 2015 WisLines

The spring 2015 Local Government Essential wislines are now available for sign up. These wislines are for town, village, city and county officials. 2015 Local Government brochure has all the information you need on each wisline as well as how to register and what the costs are.

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Volunteer Opportunity

Quarter Moon Acres Equine Therapy Center is a new facility located just 5 miles West of Amery, WI.  This therapy center is needing a whole lot of volunteers to help special needs individuals have a safe and pleasurable horseback riding program. Each horse/client must have three (3) individuals; 1 to lead (so must have horse […]

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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.

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Registration for this workshop is now available. Please contact Carrie Myers at the ADRC at 877-485-2372 for registration or to learn more about respite care. Space is limited, register early. More information can be found at Powerful Tools for Caregivers If you have questions about the class please contact Gail Peavey, UW-Extension Family Living Agent […]

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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 Day […]