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Intro to Grant Writing Class

***TO REGISTER Click HERE***  This class will teach you the basics on how to write a grant, follow an application and the tricks you will need to know to successfully receive the funding that you want. The course will be followed by an advanced grant writing class in November 2021  for more information contact Ariga […]

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2021 Cleansweep & Hazardous Waste Collection

Sawyer County Cleansweep 2021 The NW Counties of Wisconsin host special mobile hazardous waste collections during the summer months and all county residents are encouraged to participate. The products accepted free of charge to households are: oil-based paint, antifreeze, pesticides and herbicides, batteries (no alkaline or car batteries accepted), household cleaners, old gasoline and aerosols. […]


2021 First Quarter Report

Check out what the Sawyer County UW Extension team has been up to so far in 2021. The Sawyer County team has been hard at work providing quality programing for adults and youth within our community.  Click Here, to learn more about what opportunities they have been offering in the areas of: 4-H programing and […]


Area 2 Annual Report

As a statewide engagement arm of UW–Madison, the Division of Extension embodies the Wisconsin Idea to extend university knowledge to every corner of the state. That mission started in 1912 with Extension’s first agent making farm visits and continues today along with community and business development, youth engagement, and well-being programming. Our statewide network of […]


Looking to Connect? Don’t miss out on this Opportunity!

Sawyer Connections (2) Sawyer Connections Looking to connect? Sick of feeling like you’re missing your community? Whether you have lived in Sawyer County your whole life, lived here for years or just moved here, the opportunity to connect with your Sawyer County neighbors is here! Youth and adults alike will have the ability to connect […]

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Under Pressure!

Planning to preserve some of this year’s harvest? If you are using a pressure canner it is recommended that you test your dial gauge annually. Gauges can be dropped off M-F 8-4:00 at the Sawyer County Extension Office. Cost for testing is FREE!