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Take steps to build a strong foundation for diabetes care
URBANA, Ill. — Over 37.3 million Americans live with diabetes, and another 38% of adults have prediabetes. Raising awareness and learning as much as possible about preventing and treating diabetes is essential. University of Illinois Extension offers...
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Jo Daviess County 4-H will host "Information Night"
Elizabeth, Ill. – Illinois 4-H is the flagship youth program for the University of Illinois Extension and the largest out-of-school youth organization in Illinois. 4-H youth development programs in Jo Daviess County challenge youth to “learn by doing” with fun, hands-on activities. Kids can...
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Illinois 4-H Honors Jo Daviess County Volunteers
Elizabeth, Ill. - Illinois 4-H honors and celebrates extraordinary 4-H alumni, volunteers, and former 4-H staff. Two volunteers from Jo Daviess County were honored during the 2023 Illinois State Fair. Those honored have a track record of exemplary service to 4-H or outstanding career and...
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Local Master Gardener volunteers recognized at state conference
FREEPORT, Ill---Three Master Gardener volunteers from Stephenson County were recognized for their volunteer efforts at the State Master Gardener Conference held in Peoria, IL, on September 7 and 8. Mary Blair, Bernard Lischwe, and Deb Schwartz received the Outstanding State Master Gardener Award...
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Illinois Extension Upcoming Programs
Fall and winter are shaping up to be a busy time at the Jo Daviess County Extension Office. Listed are the programs coming up in the next few months. Register now to secure your spot! To register or for more information on any of these programs please visit us online at or...

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