2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors

We are excited to share our 2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors with you! This report features the impactful programming conducted in 2019 by the Extension Iron County office, from all of our major educational programs in Community Resource Development, 4-H Youth Development, Family Living, Nutrition Education, and  Agriculture/Horticulture.

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Extension Iron County – Limited Office Capacity During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Extension Iron County office will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak. Iron County Extension educators must follow UW-Madison protocol and have been advised to start working remotely. The Iron County Courthouse (and all Iron County Buildings) are currently open, but public visitation to all non-essential offices is currently suspended until further notice. For more information, please continue reading.

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Iron County Youth Leadership Council Photo Contest

The Iron County Youth Leadership Council is currently taking submissions for a photo contest. Help them highlight the beauty of Iron County though photographs! The top 15 photos will be displayed on the walls of the Iron County Courthouse and Forestry building. For more information, call 4-H Youth Development Educator, Neil Klemme at 715-561-2695.

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Iron County Youth to Serve in Leadership Roles in County Government

On November 7th 2017 the Iron County Board took a major step in engaging the counties young people in local decision making by approving a resolution that creates 4 seats for youth in grades 9-12 on the Iron County Board of Supervisors. Six students from Mercer and Hurley Schools will be the first members of the Iron County Youth Leadership Council.

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HURLEY STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN TRAIL DESIGN CHARRETTE

A group of Hurley students joined forces with area motorized and non-motorized advocates, Coleman Engineering representatives and the UW-Extension Community Vitality and Placemaking Team in October to sketch out a design of a trailhead in Hurley, which will connect to the Iron Belle Trail in Michigan. 

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