Oneida County UW-Extension http://wxpr.org en Survey Asks OC Residents About Night Or Day Meetings http://wxpr.org/post/survey-asks-oc-residents-about-night-or-day-meetings <p> County residents can help determine when the Oneida county board holds its meetings.</p><p><br />Recently,&nbsp; the board directed a committee and UW-Extension to put together a survey to help resolve an ongoing debate about meeting times. Twice in the last several months resolutions came to the floor to alter the standard meeting time of 9:30 a.m on the third Tuesday to a later time.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:20:11 +0000 Ken Krall 20494 at http://wxpr.org Survey Asks OC Residents About Night Or Day Meetings Brewster Leaves UW-Extension To Head Demmer Library http://wxpr.org/post/brewster-leaves-uw-extension-head-demmer-library <p></p><p>The leader of the Oneida County UW-Extension office is leaving that position to become the head of the E.U. Demmer Library in Three Lakes.</p><p><br />Erica Brewster informed county supervisors this week she is resigning to take the job in Three Lakes. Brewster is the Extension department head and also is the Family Living Agent.</p><p><br />President of the library Board of Trustees, Vicki Reuling made the announcement...</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:09:59 +0000 Ken Krall 19980 at http://wxpr.org Brewster Leaves UW-Extension To Head Demmer Library Three Lakes Schools Working With A 'Revolutionary' Concept http://wxpr.org/post/three-lakes-schools-working-revolutionary-concept <p>Three Lakes increased broadband capacity and a willing community and school will likely put them on the cutting edge of a revolutionary education and economic development effort called a Fab Lab.</p><p>The technology exists to build a box,tooth brush or any manufactured item without a large manufacturing facility.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:43:00 +0000 Ken Krall 16840 at http://wxpr.org Three Lakes Schools Working With A 'Revolutionary' Concept Extension Survey Asks Oneida Co. Residents Likes, Dislikes http://wxpr.org/post/extension-survey-asks-oneida-co-residents-likes-dislikes <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Oneida County UW-Extension is asking county residents to fill out a survey about what they think about living here.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Extension leader Erica Brewster says rather than have formal meetings, they've put a series of questions on a website called "Survey Monkey". Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:50:41 +0000 Ken Krall 15401 at http://wxpr.org Extension Survey Asks Oneida Co. Residents Likes, Dislikes Groups to Conduct Winter Homeless Count http://wxpr.org/post/groups-conduct-winter-homeless-count <p>Volunteers will be scouring four counties this Wednesday night to tally the area’s homeless population.&nbsp;</p><p>The point-in-time count is conducted by a coalition of groups called Northern Wisconsin Initiative to Stop Homelessness, including Oneida County UW Extension and Forward Service Corporation.&nbsp; It covers Forest, Langlade, Oneida and Vilas Counties.&nbsp;</p><p>Coordinator Lori Hallas&nbsp;explains the count is an important tool to measure the homeless population. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13514 at http://wxpr.org UW-Extension Survey Asks "Why Do You Live In the Northwoods?" http://wxpr.org/post/uw-extension-survey-asks-why-do-you-live-northwoods <p>A survey is underway to find out why people live in Oneida county. Survey proponents hope as many young people as possible participate.</p><p>Oneida County UW-Extension and Rhinelander Young Professionals are hosting the survey. Extension Agent Tim Brown says there is plenty of chatter why young people leave the community or stay, but little in the way of hard numbers...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:02:50 +0000 Ken Krall 13543 at http://wxpr.org UW-Extension Survey Asks "Why Do You Live In the Northwoods?" County Rejects Offers To Buy WPS Building http://wxpr.org/post/county-rejects-offers-buy-wps-building <p>Three proposals to purchase the former WPS building near the Oneida county courthouse by a Rhinelander businessman were rejected by the county board Tuesday, but it might not be the end of bargaining. That rejection also had a bearing on the location of two county departments.</p><p>Mike Boyd's offers included Oneida county paying to use some of the office space he would construct. One of the options was to locate the county UW- Extension and possibly Land and Water Conservation departments in the new building.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 21:37:52 +0000 Ken Krall 13394 at http://wxpr.org Local Agent Approves Of Cross As Chancellor http://wxpr.org/post/local-agent-approves-cross-chancellor <p>A local UW-Extension agent thinks the UW System has made a good choice for it's new Chancellor.</p> Sun, 12 Jan 2014 22:13:00 +0000 Ken Krall & Wheeler News 13011 at http://wxpr.org Local Agent Approves Of Cross As Chancellor Open Mic To Feature Northwoods Stories, Songs http://wxpr.org/post/open-mic-feature-northwoods-stories-songs <p>The Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Department, Lumberjack RC&amp;D and UW-Extension are inviting people with a need to talk about the Northwoods to an open microphone this Thursday evening in Three Lakes.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">County Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator Michele </span>Sadauskas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the new event is called "</span>Northwoods<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Expressions."</span></p> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 3688 at http://wxpr.org Oneida Co. Fair Seeking Your Finest Work http://wxpr.org/post/oneida-co-fair-seeking-your-finest-work <p>Oneida County residents have a chance to put the spotlight on projects they’ve been working on this year, at the county fair.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oneida County UW Extension is asking people to submit projects to be displayed and judged at the county fair.&nbsp; There are youth and senior divisions, as well as one that’s open to everyone.&nbsp; </span>4H<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Youth Development Agent Lynn Feldman is hoping people will take advantage of the chance to show their work to others.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:33:44 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 3510 at http://wxpr.org