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Family Traditions!

Has your teen ever given you a hard time when you opted out of a family tradition because you were too tired or busy? Read more at: Family Traditions!

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Do as I Say Not as I Do!

Do as I Say, Not as I Do! Does this seem to rule at your household? If it does, maybe it’s time to put your words into action. To find out more go to: “Do as I Say, Not as I Do”

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Gardening in Small Spaces

Even if you don’t have space to grow an in-ground garden, you can still enjoy fresh, nutritious home-grown vegetables this summer. All you need is a sunny deck or patio and a few of the other basics plants need. UW-Extension Horticulture Educator Diana Alfuth is offering a class to get you started and help you […]


Children love to IGNORE!

Children aren’t happy with nothing to ignore.  And that’s what parents were created for. -O. Nash Feeling ignored by your tween? Or just as bad can be the growing criticism and disagreement from your teen.  Arguing with you is a safe way for your teen to test his or her new opinions and ideas. Read […]


eParenting® High-Tech Kids?

For Parents of 9-14 Year Old Kids You know the appeal that technology holds for kids – cell phones, tablets, gaming, social media, and on and on! And no doubt, you’re aware of the negative impacts that technology can have on youth.  But what about the positive ways it can be used to support your […]


Dairy Breakfast on June 18, 2016

4 Cubs Farm owned by Gary and Chris Peterson will be hosting this years Dairy Breakfast for the area. It will be on their farm at: 23250 S. Williams Road, Grantsburg, WI 54840 From 6am – 12:00pm (noon) They will be serving Wild Rice pancakes For directions or more details call: (715) 463-5799


Cover Crops Resource Tool

Cover Crop Resource Tool Now Available!! Go to the Midwest Cover Crops Council website for the web format at: www.mccc.msu.edu/multimedia.html or there is a searchable Excel spreadsheet format at the Purdue Extension-Dubois County website at:  https://extension.purdue.edu/Dubois/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=14431

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No More SpongeBob?

What? You’re  not watching SpongeBob anymore? As your teen matures and grows so do her interests and abilities.  Although it may seem like only yesterday (and it may have been) that your teen was watching younger shows, she may suddenly be ready for new responsibilities and privileges. Read more at: No More SpongeBob?