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Community Support at the County Board Public Hearing-2016 Budget

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors held the final public meeting to hear feedback on the proposed 2016 budget Monday, November 2nd at the Mitchell Park Domes. Over 250 Milwaukee residents attended the meeting, and a variety of concerns were discussed including: parks, health and human services, public safety, transit and other social services. Stephanie […]


4-H Students get a behind the scenes tour at Wisconsin State Fair

Posted 5:23 pm, August 11, 2015, by Laura Langemo, Updated at 05:48pm, August 11, 2015 on WEST ALLIS — Thousands visit the Wisconsin State Fair every year, but few experience what it takes to put on an event of this magnitude. “I know a lot of people don’t get to see that but the workers, […]

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Milwaukee County Youth’s Photo Selected as a Top 12 in the State

Linkin Hearts by Leena Meyers was chosen as a Top 12 photo in the 2015 Wisconsin 4-H and Youth Photo Display.   Meyers photo was selected at the 2014 Milwaukee County 4-H Junior Fair. The display, which features more than 130 select photos taken by youth from 53 counties across the state, will be exhibited in […]


4-H Summer Day Camp at Wehr Nature Center

The Milwaukee County 4-H Leaders Council will be hosting a nature-themed summer day camp at the Wehr Nature Center at 9701 West College Avenue.  This will be a one-day event to be held (rain or shine) on Saturday, August 22nd, from 9:00 a.m. to 430 p.m.   There will be activities and crafts and lots of […]

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Native Wellness Garden of the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center

A unique garden is evolving on Milwaukee’s south side. The Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center’s Native Wellness Garden boasts a variety of heritage plants, both food and medicinal. It also includes a heritage orchard with an Oneida apple tree, a Milwaukee apple tree, chokeberry and hazelnut trees plus fruits such as blueberries and strawberries. […]


Capitol Connections 2015

Capitol Connections 2015 was a huge success! On April 30th, 45 Milwaukee County residents (including Supervisor Jason Haas – not pictured) met with their state legislators to discuss the value of Milwaukee County UW-Extension programs. Our supporters included clients, friends, volunteers, 4-H members, colleagues and community partners. Over 350 supporters of UW Extension from across […]


Donate to 4-H Youth Development Programs in Milwaukee County

4-H Youth across the Milwaukee County in urban and suburban communities are stepping-up in the face of challenges to help their communities and address local issues. But they need the support of caring adults like you! On average, Milwaukee County UW-Extension’s 4-H Youth Development must raise $100,000 per year to sustain high quality programs. Make a donation […]