2017 Waupaca County Broadband Access/Demand Survey

The Waupaca County UW-Extension’s Leadership Waupaca County (LWC), Waupaca County Economic Development Corporation, and Waupaca County Planning and Zoning are conducting this needs assessment (survey) to determine current accessibility and broadband needs throughout Waupaca County.  In order to identify areas of demand, it is very important that you include your address. Survey results will be […]

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LWC Class XVII Graduation will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017

The graduation of Leadership Waupaca County (LWC) Class XVII is fast approaching.  This 9-month community leadership program began back in late August.  Since then, participants have learned much about what it takes to be a community leader, the workings of local, county and state government as well as worked on a community project based on community issues […]

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Tap Into It!!

Do you have a great UW-Extension experience or story to share with others??  We would love to hear your experiences and stories! Please take a moment to share them here: https://uwcx.org

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Connie Abert Amphitheater Dedication

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 CAP Services and the City of Waupaca had a dedication ceremony for the new Waupaca Eco- Park. This new park offers a natural playground area, an education center and the Connie Abert Amphitheater. The Eco-Park reflects all the things that Connie Abert emulated in her programming as the Waupaca County […]

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Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning Webinar Series Announced

The Waupaca County UW-Extension will be offering a series of webinars on farm succession and estate planning. Cost is $5.00/person per session OR $40 for the entire series for 2 farm family members.  Pre-registration is required.  To register contact our office at 715-258-6231 or email: dana.nelson@ces.uwex.edu .  Limited to 18 participants per session. The webinars […]

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Applications now being accepted for Class XVII of LWC

Leadership Waupaca County will be accepting applications for Class XVII until July 31, 2016.  Applications, brochure and other information can be found at http://fyi.uwex.edu/leadershipwaupacaco/apply-now/. LWC’s mission is to develop informed, civic-minded leaders who are committed to the future of Waupaca County and its communities. The 9-month course consists of:  7 – one day sessions, 1 – […]

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Caring Bridge for Connie Abert

  On May 26th, Waupaca County UW-Extension Youth Development Educator Connie Abert was involved in a serious car accident.  Our office is appreciative of the outpouring of concern and support for Connie.  If you would like to follow Connie’s progress, her family has set up a Caring Bridge site for her.  It is:  http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/connieabert  **Please note […]

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“Wisconsin Refuels with Wood Energy” Webinars Feb. 18-April 8

For Immediate Release . . . February 18, 2015 Title:               Heating with propane or heating oil? Want to save some money? Author:          Jessica Beckendorf, Community Development Educator Madison, Wis. – The price of heating oil and propane may have drop for this heating season but is expected to rebound over the next 5 years. […]

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Waupaca County Welcomes New Community Development Educator

Waupaca County UW-Extension welcomed Jessica Beckendorf as the new Community, Natural Resource, and Economic Development Educator in December. After graduating from Manawa High School, Jessica obtained a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, and a master’s degree in Communication and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. Jessica […]

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Press Release for Implements of Husbandry Meetings

PRESS RELEASE Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI54981 Phone: (715) 258-6230   FAX: (715) 258-6232 Title:   Waupaca County Implements of Husbandry (IoH) Local Meetings Author: Greg Blonde As farming has modernized, agricultural equipment is now larger and heavier than ever. Although this can improve efficiency, it also raises concerns about the impact large […]

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