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Instant Pot not for Canning

Are these electric multi-cookers safe for canning? Unfortunately, the answer is ‘No’. These units have not been tested to ensure that they may produce safe canned food, they are only recommended for cooking. Typically a pressure canner can be used as a pressure cooker, just not the other way around! To find out more, visit: […]

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Deadly E. Coli Outbreak

At the start of the new year, the centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the federal Food and Drug Administration announced an investigation into toxic E. coli infections in the U.S. Since November, 58 people in the U.S. and Canada have become ill from a dangerous strain of E. Coli. Two people have died […]

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2018 January Fit Families Newsletter

Stay active during the Winter months! This winter has been cold! Brrrr! That doesn’t mean that you can’t stay warm and have fun inside. Make sure you have a play area in your home where the kids can do activities. You would be surprised at how many things you have around the house that can […]

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Youth Advocates for Community Health

Delavan-Darien High School Students!!!! Listen up!!!! Are you in grades 10-12? Are you interested in Health and Wellness? Have you been looking for a fantastic opportunity to increase your knowledge and skills as well as involvement in the community? Then YACH (Youth Advocates for Community Health) is for you! This project will grant you the […]

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Who are you with Money?

Who are you with Money? Understand what leads people to make different spending choices is an important step to learning how to manage your money. Each person’s values have a great deal of influence over how they live their life – and how they spend their money. A value is a principle, or what you […]

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All My Money Program

When you stop and think about it, most of us have at least one financial goal. For some, it may be saving for a house or college. Others may be focused on paying down debt and boosting their credit score. And some people may want to learn more about sticking to a budget.  There’s no […]

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Farm Succession Live Webinars (CANCELLED)

The Walworth County UW-Extension series has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize about any inconvenience this may have caused you. Please contact the closest UW extension office in Janesville or Waukesha for further webinar information.   UW-Extension Rock County 51 S Main Street Janesville, WI 53545 Phone: 608-757-5696 Fax: 608-757-5581 Ask for Nick UW-Extension […]

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Wear Blue on January 11th

January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the United States. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain labor or commercial sex. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked in countries around the world. This serious crime is not just a problem […]

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January 11th Human Trafficking Awareness Day

January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the United States and Walworth County will be hosting a Human Trafficking Awareness Event on Thursday, January 11, 2018 6-8:30 pm in the Elkhorn Area High School Auditorium. To registrar, please go to http://bit.ly/StopHT17 or contact Dawn at dtheath16@gmail.com or 262-374-1491 or contact Amanda at the […]

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Holidays that are Delicious and Food Safe

During the holidays, there are lots of delicious foods to choose from. Some of these foods may contain raw or lightly-cooked eggs. Bacteria might be inside some raw eggs, but you can safely enjoy these foods by simply cooking raw eggs and egg-containing foods thoroughly.

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Human Trafficking Event

Human trafficking affects individuals across the world, including here in the United States, and is commonly regarded as one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time. Human trafficking affects every community in the United States across age, gender, ethnicity, and socio-economic backgrounds. You are encouraged to join the Walworth County Sensitive Crimes […]

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