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Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Even though the Emancipation Proclamation was made effective in 1863, it could not be implemented in places still under Confederate control. As a result, in the westernmost Confederate state of Texas, enslaved people would not be free until much […]

Free Online Gardening Programs

The Extension Horticulture Program has a new lineup of free online gardening programs to celebrate National Pollinator Week in June. These programs are intended to help gardeners of all skill levels to be more successful with helping pollinators throughout Wisconsin. There is no cost to attend, though registration is required for each session. Learn more […]

Clothing Preview

When: Monday, June 24, 2024 Time:  Register at 9 a.m. Judging begins: 9:30 a.m. Where: Assembly Room, Monroe County Justice Center, Sparta Entry Deadline:  June 17, 2024 Registrations are due to the Extension Office or postmarked no later than June 17. Once your registration form is received, more information will be sent to you with details […]

Shooting Sports – Shotgun & .22 Rifle

All 4-H members who signed up for shotgun, .22 rifle or shooting sports projects, have been sent the registration form, safety rules and assumption of risk in mid-April. If you want to participate but didn’t receive the materials, please call the office and we can get them to you. WI State 4-H rules require members […]

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