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Leadership Night – May 7

Leadership Waupaca County and the Waupaca County UW-Extension office are pleased to announce they will be hosting Leadership Night, a special event created to highlight the importance of making the choice to lead. Leadership Night will be Thursday, May 7 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Manawa Masonic Center, 520 N. Bridge Street […]

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4-H Music, Drama and Speaking Contest

The Waupaca County 4-H Music, Drama, and Speaking Contest on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Manawa High School.  The Speaking Contest will start at 9:00 a.m. and the Music, Drama, and Talent Contest will start at 10:30 a.m.  Come join us!  


4-H Goat Project Fundraiser

Waupaca County Goat Project Fundraiser Bring this coloring page to our Fundraiser Saturday, April 18th, From 10am to 5pm and receive a prize!  We will be at Hidden Waters Golf Course, E4480 Hwy 22-54, East of Waupaca.  We will have a Brat and Burger Fry (from Niemuths), Bake sale, Petting Zoo and children’s games.  There will […]



Waupaca County will be hosting MAQA/PQA (Pork Quality Assurance) on two dates this year:  ¨ Tuesday, April 14 at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 27 at 10:00 a.m., at the Little Wolf High School in Manawa. To register, email Jen at jerb@wsd.waupaca.k12.wi.us.  Remember, swine project members are required to attend a MAQA training to sell an animal […]


Waupaca County Forage Council Offers a $500 Scholarship for a Second Year

For a second year, the Waupaca County Forage Council will be awarding a $500 scholarship. Requirements for the scholarship are: The applicant must be a member, child, or employee of a current Waupaca County Forage Council member Have completed a minimum of one full year of post-secondary education by the summer of 2015 Be enrolled in […]

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2015 Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors

For the 30th year the Wisconsin Towns Association in conjunction with Rural Mutual Insurance Company and Scott Construction, Inc. will be awarding $7,000 in scholarships to the winners of an essay contest to high school seniors graduating in 2015 from either a public or private school in Wisconsin, who plan to enroll in a Wisconsin […]


Local Government Essentials Series Starts March 2015

From the UW-Extension Local Government Center’s blog, “Local Call“, published March 2, 2015: Some local government duties are a “must”.  They must be done each year, they must be done on time, according to statute and must be done correctly and/or effectively.  The Local Government Center has included three must have local government functions into a […]


Raising a Thinking Child

Waupaca County UW-Extension Family Living Program Are you a parent of a 4-7 year-old child?  Then the “Raising a Thinking Child” workshop might be right for you! This evidence-based workshop series will help parents learn skills to teach young children how to solve problems and resolve daily conflicts, explore alternative solutions and their consequences or […]

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“Celiac Disease – What Your Gut Tells You”

“Celiac Disease—What Your Gut Tells You” Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that may affect 1 in 100 people leading to damage of the small intestine. If you ever have wondered/been confused about what it is, symptoms, and who to go for to learn more information, stop in to learn more this Wednesday at the […]