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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup at the NWCSA Food Pantry

Educator Tarah Nichols served this as a sample at the NWCSA food pantry as a way for clients to make an economical and tasty meal with most items coming from the pantry.  Everyone who tried it said it was very tasty and would be definitely making it. Will you try this too ? http://food.unl.edu/documents/4066847/0/Six+Can+Chicken+Tortilla+Soup.pdf/8fb7c3d4-172e-41dc-a148-4904ba682599 Six […]

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Enbrige Event Display

UW-Extension Staff and Local Master Gardener Participate at Enbridge Safety Fair

UW-Extension staff and local Master Gardener, Denise Parks, participated in the Enbrige Safety Fair on August 19th at the Wessman Arena in Superior. Staff were on hand to talk about Extension programs including Family Living, Community Development, 4-H and WNEP.  Denise shared samples of guacamole and pesto and gave information on the Agriculture, Horticulture, and […]

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Elementary school class standing outside

Spread the Word – Free and Reduced Meal Program for Students

  Parents:  You are encouraged to apply for meal benefits each year even if you think your household may not qualify! Families must apply each school year to receive benefits.  Students may receive benefits according to their eligibility from the prior school year for the first 30 day of the new school year if they […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila

The Spotted Wing Drosophila  is a newer invasive insect of soft bodied fruit and particularly damaging in late season raspberries. Attached is a Spotted Wing Drosophila fact sheet to help explain the life cycle and damage.  If you find this insect in your garden, please bring a sample into the office at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1313 […]

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berry beans Menominee rez

Working Effectively with Tribal Communities Conference

Sharon Krause, Douglas County 4-H Youth Development Educator, attended the “Working Effectively with Tribal Communities” conference, August 18-19 in Keshena, WI which was put on by UW-Extension’s Native American Task Force.  Seminars included an overview of the history of all 11 tribal nations in Wisconsin; the story of how Menominee Tribal College was founded; and a […]

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Garden Tools

Putting the Garden to Bed Workshop – September 23

At the Superior Public Library on September 23rd at 7 pm, Jane Anklam, Horticulture/Agriculture Educator, will present a workshop on cleaning up the garden and planning for next year.  Bring your favorite tool and a photo of your garden or piece of fresh produce that you are particularly proud of to share.  This event is […]

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Become a Youth Representative and Have a Voice!

DO YOU Need a résumé builder? Like sharing your opinions and thoughts? Need volunteer experience to graduate? Want to sharpen your leadership abilities? Need a great experience for college or job applications? Want to make a difference in Superior / Douglas County? Apply today to be a Youth Representative for Superior City Council or Douglas […]

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