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Wisconsin Aldo Leopold Writing Contest

Each year students in grades 9 through 12, in public, private, and home schools in Wisconsin are invited to consider a writing prompt or question and create an essay response in 500 words. Three winning essays are chosen from each category (9th-10th grade and 11th-12thgrade). Winning essays are featured on the Aldo Leopold Foundation website and […]

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Overdose prevention Narcan training to be offered

To respond to the increase in opioid overdoses locally and statewide, the Community Coalition of Forest County is partnering with the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin to provide free Overdose Prevention (Narcan) training to Forest County residents. The training will include information on local substance abuse resources, the importance of alerting emergency responders (calling 911), […]

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YMCA seeking nominees for Teen Character Awards

The public is invited to nominate a teen who is making a difference in the lives of others to receive a YMCA Teen Character Award. “The Y Teen Character Awards recognize teens that demonstrate the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility,” YMCA officials said in a press release. “These awards are an important way to recognize teens that […]

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The Competitive Edge Scholarship Program 2018

Forest County Youth planning to enroll at the University of Wisconsin – Madison may be interested in the following scholarship opportunity: Alpha Gamma Rho at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering two $1,000 and two $500 scholarships to any deserving high school seniors or transfer students who enroll at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The application deadline […]

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