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VILAS Vision off to Another Great Start!

Vilas County’s one and only Leadership Program has kicked off to an excellent start. Despite strong challenges from Mother Nature for both the December and January classes, participants showed their true leadership potential by being present and accounted for and on time!  Along with the excellent networking opportunity afforded by VILAS Vision with people of […]

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2012 marks 100 years of Cooperative Extension in Wisconsin

Cooperative Extension has served the citizens of Wisconsin since 1912, and will spend 2012 celebrating 100 years of education and outreach to families, youth, farmers, businesses and communities. Cooperative Extension is a unique partnership of counties, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of Wisconsin working together to help people put knowledge to work. […]

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All County 6th Grade Conference

Every September for the past 7 years the Vilas County Youth Coalition, Inc. (VCYC) have coordinated a “Positive Youth Alternatives” conference for all 6th graders in Vilas County.  At the Connecting Youth with Positive Alternatives conference, youth will benefit from an opportunity to learn about and connect to others in the county who offer activities that contribute […]

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Ingredients: 6 ounce package spinach leaves (or about 2 bunches) 1 pint strawberries (about 2 cups sliced) Dressing: ½ cup sugar 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 1/2 teaspoon minced onions 1/4 teaspoon Worchestershire Sauce 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup cider vinegar Directions:   Wash spinach leaves and strawberries in clear […]

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White Chili Recipe

White Chili Recipe

“December’s Featured Recipe has been a big hit!” 2 red peppers, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 large (2 small) boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 2, 15-ounce cans of white beans (navy beans, great northern beans) 1 can chopped green chili (adjust to taste) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon chili […]

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2012 All County 6th Grade Conference

2012 All County 6th Grade Conference

The all county 6th grade “Postivie Alternatives Conference” took place on September 19, 2012,  as you can see by the smiling faces everyone learned a lot and had a great time doing so.  This was the 8th year for the all day event.  The students spend the day at different stations while in groups that are […]

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VILAS Vision Leadership Program brochure

Vilas Visions Brochure 2013-2014

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Vilas County Recognizes Cooperative Extension’s Centennial – Resolution

RESOLUTION 2012 – 59 Re:      Resolution to Recognize Cooperative Extension’s Centennial             WHEREAS, Ernest L. Luther was appointed Wisconsin’s first county extension agent in Oneida County on February 12, 1912, marking this year as the 100th anniversary of the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension and its unique educational partnership between counties and the UW throughout […]

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Vilas County UW-Extension Welcomes, Christopher Stark

Chris is the Community Resource Development Agent.  He comes to us from Indiana and will be a great asset to Vilas County  He will be providing educational programming to governmental, civic and business organizations in Vilas County. You can contact him at the: Vilas County UW-Extension office in the Courthouse located at 330 Court St., […]

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YOUTH IN GOVERNANCE

On March 15, 2011 the Vilas County board voted unanimously to have 2 Vilas County youth become part of the Vilas County Board of Supervisors as participating members to have a voice at the table.  Each youth will involved at the committee level and attend the full Vilas County board meetings.

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Nicolet Horse and Pony Project 4-H Club

Vilas County welcomes our newest 4-H club.  If you are interested in learning how to handle, ride, and care for horses than you have reached the right place.  You do not need to own a horse.  Residents from Vilas and surrounding counties are welcome.  If you would like more information about this club contact Becky […]

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