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Thursday, February 21, 2019
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ELMWOOD, WI Come join us for a The Community Sock Hop on February 22, 2019 at the Elmwood High School, Lien Gym from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The cost for this event is $4.00. All ages are welcome. Concessions are available beginning at 5:30 p.m.

  • ELMWOOD, WI Come join us for a The Community Sock Hop on February 22, 2019 at the Elmwood High School, Lien Gym from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    The cost for this event is $4.00. All ages are welcome. Concessions are available beginning at 5:30 p.m.

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – On February 14, 2019 at 12 p.m. EST, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release the complete set of tables prepared for the upcoming USDA Agricultural Projections to 2028 report.

    The new tables will include projections for farm income, U.S. fruits, nuts, and vegetables supply and use, and global commodity trade. Tables containing long-term supply, use, and price projections to 2028 for major U.S. crops and livestock products as well as supporting U.S. and international macroeconomic assumptions were released on Nov. 2, 2018.

  • MADISON, WI – Farmers and businesses involved in Wisconsin’s food industry who are seeking to grow their local markets are encouraged to apply for 2019 Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin producer and processor grants.

    Managed by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), the grants can help farms and business more efficiently produce, process, market and distribute food in local markets including stores, schools and institutions.

  • Meeting: Wisconsin Organic Advisory Council
    Date & Time: Monday, March 4,  2019; 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Location: DATCP Board Room, 2811 Agriculture Drive, Madison, WI 53718
    Division: Agricultural Development
    Agenda: Welcome, introductory comments; Agency reports; Old business; Lunch; New Business; Public comments; Adjourn
  • RIVER FALLS, WI – Kim Ashford will present information on utilizing the FamilyTree on the FamilySearch website. She will discuss the idea of one global tree, how to add individuals, correct information, add sources, and provide hints on using this feature of FamilySearch.org.

  • WOODVILLE, WI – The monthly meeting of the Botany Belles & Beaus Garden Club will be held on Thursday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m., at the Baldwin Town Hall, 2399 90th Ave., Baldwin.

    The program will be "Clean Up Your Act: Natural Soaps" presented by Candy Sykora. Candy creates soaps using natural ingredients from local sources. She will also have a demonstration table.

  • MADISON, WI – Given last week’s record-breaking low temperatures, it is natural to let your mind wander to warmer places. If you are planning a winter or spring break getaway, keep an eye out for too-good-to-be-true deals and double-check your reservations by confirming your booking with the hotels, airlines and other travel service providers.

  • BALDWIN, WI – Come for support and good times together at the Diabetes Support Group Meeting on Tuesday, February 26 at 7 p.m. at Western Wisconsin Health. 

    The information on diabetes is ever changing and with those updates, we form conversation, by sharing ideas. The learning is from each contribution.
  • MADISON, WI -- Wisconsin driver licenses or IDs are the most common form of proof of identity. Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) encourages voters to check and be sure that they have the proper identification needed to vote in this month’s primary (Tuesday, February 19, 2019).

  • ST. PAUL, MN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin its annual ice measurements at Lake Pepin on Feb. 13.

    The Corps takes ice measurements on Lake Pepin annually to forecast the navigational outlook on the Upper Mississippi River. Lake Pepin, the widest naturally-occurring part of the Mississippi River, is located between the Minnesota cities of Red Wing and Wabasha. Measurements taken here give the best outlook as it is the last segment in the navigation channel in which winter ice will break up.

  • ST. PAUL, MN — The American Red Cross is reissuing its emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now after multiple snow storms, frigid temperatures and the government shutdown further reduced lifesaving donations.

  • MADISON, WI – Beginning on February 1, 2019, farmers can turn to a new version of Wisconsin’s Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast that gives them a much more localized look at the threat of runoff before they plan to spread manure.

  • MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is inviting Wisconsin companies seeking to establish or expand their exporting efforts to participate in a global trade venture to China from April 5-17. The registration deadline is Feb. 26, 2019.

  • BALDWIN, WI – Come for support and good times together at the Diabetes Support Group Meeting on Tuesday, February 26 at 7 p.m. at Western Wisconsin Health. 

    The information on diabetes is ever changing and with those updates, we form conversation, by sharing ideas. The learning is from each contribution. 

  • Great Backyard Bird Count should be ‘Finchy’ and fun

    NEW YORK, NY, ITHACA, NY, and PORT ROWAN, ON — The 22nd Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) will take place from Friday, February 15 through Monday, February 18. Volunteers from around the world are invited to count the birds they see for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, then enter their checklists at birdcount.org.

  • MADISON, WI – Parents and guardians can apply to send their children to any public school in the state through the Wisconsin Public School Open Enrollment program.

    The online applications period for the 2019-20 school year opens Feb. 4 and runs through April 30, with applications available on the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) website.

  • MENOMONIE, WI – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated January as National Radon Action Month. Living in a home with high radon levels can be dangerous for your health. Over 2,900 Wisconsin residents die from lung cancer each year, with 488 calculated to be radon-related lung cancer deaths. Because of the ways that radon and tobacco smoke damage the lungs, high radon levels are especially dangerous for people who smoke. Their risk of lung cancer is 10 times higher than non-smokers.

  • BALDWIN, WI – The St. Croix Valley Beekeepers Association’s next monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, February 14 at Peace Lutheran Church, 2084 County Road N, Baldwin, WI at 7:00 pm.

  • MADISON, WI – The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) will conduct a hearing from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on February 4 at department headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125 South Webster Street, Madison, to take public testimony on emergency and proposed permanent rules related to aid for school mental health programs.

  • MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Soybean Association (WSA) and Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) released the lineup of speakers for this year’s 2019 Wisconsin Corn-Soy Expo, the premier event for corn, soybean and pork producers. This year, attendees will hear from industry leaders, such as Kim Bremmer, Shawn Conley, Rodrigo Werle and more on critical topics in crop production and related research.

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