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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 […]

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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 […]

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4-H Weekly Update – Week of January 26-31

I hope you have all enjoyed our warmer temperatures this week!  It sure has been a wonderful winter week and hopefully it will be a fantastic winter festival weekend!  As you and your family plan for next week, please note our great 4-H activities and opportunities…  Tuesday, January 27, 2015     *Knitting & Crocheting at […]

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4-H New Family Welcome is Postponed

Please note, the 4-H New Family Welcome scheduled for this evening, Monday, January 26, 2015 has been CANCELLED due to low registration numbers.  We will be rescheduling and will send all new families a postcard invitation at the beginning of February.  If you know someone who was planning on attending, please let them know that […]

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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 […]

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Healthy Habits Can Save You Money

We know that not smoking, being active and making healthy food choices are good for our bodies. But what about our wallets? Research shows that healthy habits can also save money. Gayle Coleman, nutrition education specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, offers 10 tips for increasing your health–and wealth–in 2015. 1. Stop (or don’t start) […]

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Healthy Screen Use for Families with Toddlers

In most American households, screens now outnumber family members. Smartphones, tablets, laptops and televisions are part of everyday life for many families and children. With screen media playing a bigger role in our lives, how can parents know how much, and what kind of screen time, is healthy for their young children? Recently, a team […]

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Healthy Habits Can Save You Money

We know that not smoking, being active and making healthy food choices are good for our bodies. But what about our wallets? Research shows that healthy habits can also save money. Gayle Coleman, nutrition education specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, offers 10 tips for increasing your health–and wealth–in 2015. Stop (or don’t start) smoking. […]

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Are You Interested in Becoming a County Fair Judge?

There will be a webinar for County Fair Judges.  The 2015 Fair Judges Training Webinar will be held on March 3rd at 6:00 p.m. and is geared for new county fair judges as well as judges that would like to be updated on the general principles of what it takes to judge at Wisconsin County […]

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