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UW-Extension Reimagined

Between 1906 and 1916, the University of Wisconsin established University Extension, Cooperative Extension, and 9XM radio as units dedicated to connecting university resources to the needs of the public. A century later, UW-Extension leads an array of university programs that continue to serve the people of Wisconsin wherever they live and work.  From Wisconsin Public […]


2015 Landscape Professional Stateline Conference

Our snow-filled winter will soon be melting into a new spring… which will signal the time for the annual Landscape Professionals Stateline Conference, presented by University of Illinois Extension and University of Wisconsin-Extension on Friday, March 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 2715 S. Main St., Rockford IL. […]


Heating with propane or heating oil? Want to save some money?

The price of heating oil and propane may have drop for this heating season but is expected to rebound over the next 5 years. Based on currently energy prices, heating with an efficient wood burning appliance could save you 15-20% on energy costs but at the historical prices of the past few years, you could […]


HCE On the Move and In The Groove

On the Move and in the Groove is an HCE (Home Community Education) program that will be focusing on walking and exercise as a county-wide activity. Any activity you do between March 2nd and May 24th can be counted. This includes walking, biking, gardening, cleaning, painting, swimming, hiking, etc.   Each 20 minutes equals 1 point, for […]