Everyone Has a Fair Story

New at the 161st Crawford County Fair is the “Every Person Has a Fair Story” contest.  This contest has been adopted from the Wisconsin Fair Association Contest called “Every Person Has a Fair Story Contest”.  Bob Williams, the former Fairs Coordinator for the WI Department of Ag, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), created the contest. […]

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Check Your Free Credit Report on 2/2, 6/6, & 10/10

Because credit reports are so important to everyday life (they can affect obtaining an affordable loan or insurance policy, getting a job, or renting a home), Federal law gives everyone the right to request three free credit reports each year. And yet the Federal Trade Commission reports that only one out of every three Wisconsin […]

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Food Safety & Backyard Poultry

The Centers for Disease Control released information on Backyard Poultry and food safety. There have been nearly 5,000 cases of Salmonella since 2000 linked to backyard flocks, the CDC wants to consumers to know simple steps that can be taken to protect your health. For more information visit https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/safepreserving/2019/01/17/food-safety-the-backyard-flock/

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Managing your personal finances in tough times

Knowing what to do when you’re faced with an abrupt drop in income due to a layoff, salary reduction, illness or divorce can seem overwhelming. To help people find ways to make ends meet in the midst of turbulent economic times, the UW-Extension Family Living Program has developed a new financial management tool.   A website […]

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On-Line Parenting Program Available for Parents of Pre-teens and Teens

How is it that an adolescent who has excellent abilities to reason with his teachers, possesses the skills and knowledge to reconfigure your entire computer system, and can formulate a courtroom argument for a later curfew still manages to make the life-threatening decision to drink and drive? And how is it that your daughter will […]

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Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing

Dial gauge testing for pressure canners. Bring in the dial gauge or the lid with the gauge attached, we can test it for accuracy.  Dial gauges should be checked for accuracy and overall condition every year prior to the beginning of canning season. If you use your dial gauge canner throughout the year, check it […]

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