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Manure Safety Warning

The weekend of October 22-23, facilities in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin lost feeder steers in incidents related to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) during pump-out. At this time we are not able to explain why there has been an uptick in incidents.

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Don’t Delay Corn Harvest This Year!

Late-season warm, wet weather is causing more stalk and ear rots in corn than usual this year. Click here to learn more about dealing with ear rots from Portage County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent Ken Schroeder.

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Conservation Poster & Speaking Contests

The Portage County Land & Water Conservation Division is hosting the local 2017 Conservation Poster and Speaking Contests! Youth grades K-12 are invited to submit a poster following the theme “Healthy soils are full of life!” Youth grades 5-12 are invited to deliver a speech on an environmental conservation topic of their choice.

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4-H: 2017 Teen Trips and Awards

Calling all 4-H Teens! You may be eligible to apply for one of these exciting trips or special awards for 2017! Learn more about each opportunity and how to apply today!

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County Conducts High-Speed Internet Survey!

Portage County residents who receive a survey in the mail are strongly encouraged to fill it out! Residents are asked about high-speed internet service where they live and how that may be important to them. Click to learn more about the survey and high-speed internet service in Portage County!

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Safety, Learning, Love And ‘Pokémon Go’

You may have recently noticed groups of young and not-so-young people walking around your city glued to their phones.  What has suddenly captured the attention of millions? It is all about a new interactive phone app called Pokémon Go.

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