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COVID-19 Resources

We are dedicated to continuing to provide you with reliable, relevant information during this challenging time. Below are links to COVID-19 resources. We will continue to update this page as resources become available.   FAMILIES Caregiving for someone with dementia during COVID add extra challenges and stress. Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute has put together a list […]

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United Way’s 211 Now Accepts Non-Medical COVID-19 Related Calls

United Way’s 2-1-1 Key Resource for Non-Medical COVID-19 Information March 18, 2020—Northeast Wisconsin: As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) begins to affect our local communities, the public is looking for answers. Health systems and public health are being inundated with calls. To provide some relief and direct calls to the most appropriate resource, United Way’s 2-1-1 service […]

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Home Alone

Like many parents, you might be trying to decide if it is safe to leave your school-age child home alone during the school break or unsupervised while you go out.  Home Alone is a online video training program that is available free of charge from UW-Madison, Division of Extension.  It will help you and your child […]

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COVID-19 Update

Due to the evolving Coronavirus pandemic, all non-essential Outagamie County departments and/or divisions will be closed indefinitely. In response to the unprecedented effects of the COVID-19 virus outbreak, UW-Madison Division of Extension temporarily overhauled its service delivery model. All meetings and classes will temporarily be hosted in an online format. Extension Educators and Support Staff […]

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Tax Refund Tips from the IRS

Even though the IRS issues most refunds in less than 21 days, it’s possible a taxpayer’s refund may take longer. Several factors can affect the timing of a taxpayer’s refund after the IRS receives their tax return. Here are a few things taxpayers should keep in mind if they are waiting on their refund but hear or see on social media that other taxpayers have already received theirs.

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Sorghum-Sudangrass and Frost

When livestock ingest plant regrowth following a frost or drought, they are most susceptible as this represents the highest risk for poisoning to occur. Death can occur quickly as prussic acid is very fast acting. So, what can you do?

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DATCP, DWD Connect the Dots With Job Training for Wisconsin Farmers

On September 19, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary-designee Caleb Frostman addressed a meeting of the Board of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). During the meeting, Frostman announced that DATCP and DWD have revived joint efforts to assist farmers in need of job training. “Wisconsin farmers contribute greatly to […]

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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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