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The Impact of 4-H

For more than a century, Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development has worked to engage youth participants throughout the state in leadership training, community-building experiences and experiential-learning opportunities to better their own lives and the lives of the people around them. For many youth, 4-H is the first class they take at the UW. Current 4-H Youth […]

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4-H New Family Welcome – CANCELLED

Attention Price County 4-H Families!  Tonight’s 4-H New Family Welcome has been CANCELLED due to a lack of registrations.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you or your family.   As always…if you have any questions about the Price County 4-H Program or opportunities to get involved, please feel free to stop in […]

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Tax Refund Can Be a Boost to Financial Security

Tax season is the one time each year when many people get the chance to see their complete financial picture. Experts say that by closely examining your tax information, you may find ways to save money and strengthen your financial situation. Many low-income working families and individuals qualify for tax credits and programs that can […]


Not Bugs Bunny’s Carrot Anymore

Sevie Kenyon: It’s not Bugs Bunny’s carrot anymore, we’re visiting today with Phil Simon, Department of Horticulture University of Wisconsin Madison in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, and I’m Sevie Kenyon. Phil, carrots, they come in many colors many shapes, can you tell us what’s new in the market. Phil Simon: What’s viewed […]

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Small Steps Can Be More Effective to Improve Diet

Eating healthier is a goal many Americans put at the top of their list of New Year’s resolutions. But as the year goes on, are people likely to stick with their goal? In a recent study, researchers compared grocery receipts from a group of households at three different times: for a few months before the […]

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Is Your Teen’s Bedroom a Disaster Area

Do you suspect that all your missing dishes are buried beneath the debris in your teen’s bedroom? Are you tempted to put a condemned sign on the door? If this sounds like your child’s room, take heart—you are not alone! Dealing with messy rooms is an ongoing issue for many parents of teens according to […]


Wisconsin Refuels with Wood Energy Webinar Series

Wood is an abundant resource in Wisconsin and can be used to replace fossil fuel that is imported into the state thus creating jobs and keeping money in Wisconsin. Businesses, schools, greenhouses and residences currently using LP gas, heating oil or electricity may be able to reduce their energy cost with the use of efficient […]

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Earned Income Credit: What Could You Do With an Extra $2000

Working families may get a larger tax refund this year because of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), but to get it, you must claim it. If you worked last year and had income of less than $52,427 (married filing jointly) you should check out your eligibility for EITC. On average, in Wisconsin the EITC […]


Still Time to Enroll in Health Care

February 15, 2015 is the deadline for signing up for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.  People in Price County can get questions answered and help with completing forms at the Phillips Library, 286 Cherry Street, on January 30 from 9 – 2p.m. or on February 12 from 9 – 2p.m.  For more […]


Take Time to Check Your Free Credit Report

The information in your credit report can affect your life in important ways. It can influence your interest rate for credit cards and loans; affect your monthly insurance payments; your ability to get a mortgage or rent an apartment; and maybe even apply for a job. What’s in your credit report? It is a detailed […]