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Meet Our New FoodWIse Educator

Extension Marinette/Oconto Counties would like to announce Sarah Schindel started on January 1st as the FoodWIse Nutrition Educator for Marinette and Oconto Counties. Working as a member of our FoodWIse team, Sarah will serve as a peer educator supporting and empowering individuals and families to adopt healthy food and physical activity habits. Sarah Schindel graduated […]

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StrongBodies Winter Session

UW-Extension of Oconto County will again be offering its Strong Bodies classes as part of its Health Promotion Program. Classes will be offered in Oconto Falls at Grace Lutheran Church, 501 S. Main Street. The 8-week Winter session will be held twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-10:00 a.m., class begins on February 5th. […]

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Steps to Efficient Heating

In Wisconsin, the Winter months can be brutal and we can definitely see the effect it has on our heating bill. Below are a few simple steps people can take to save money on heating.

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Sports Safety Tips

With school well underway comes many after school activities for kids. One of them being sports. Participation in sports offers tremendous social, emotional, and physical benefits for children. We know that one of the worst things for kids is being on the sidelines with an injury. As parents and coaches, there are simple things we […]

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UW-Extension: Free Credit Freezes Now Available Through Credit Bureaus

Due to a change in law earlier this year, consumers in Wisconsin and across the United States are now able to place free credit freezes on their credit reports from the three major consumer reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. A credit freeze, also called a security freeze, is one of the strongest steps you […]

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