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Read article: Kids who care
Kids who care
Recently, I was supposed to attend a family night at a local preschool where I would work with the youth about what it means to care and be kind to...
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Read article: Let's walk! Take the first step to improve your health
Let's walk! Take the first step to improve your health
Spring has sprung and now that the days are longer and the temperatures are warmer, there is one simple thing we should all be doing – walking!...
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Read article: Spring forward with clearing the clutter
Spring forward with clearing the clutter
Clutter can be described as a disordered heap or mass of objects. When we think about what qualifies as clutter it can mean different things for...
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Read article: Gardening can help you heal while grieving
Gardening can help you heal while grieving
In August of 2020, I received a call with the news that is every mother’s nightmare. There had been an accident and my six-year-old daughter did not...

News Releases

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Local Extension office to host upcoming events
OREGON, Ill. - The local University of Illinois Extension office in Ogle County released upcoming free April events. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in these programs, call 815-632-3611 by April 1.    Don't Go It Alone: Improving Your Social Connections...
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Illinois Extension to offer free programming in Ogle County
OREGON, Ill. – University of Illinois Extension serving Ogle County will be offering upcoming programs in Rochelle and Oregon. Join Extension educator, Kara Schweitzer, as she leads these free sessions which are open to the public. Register by calling 815-632-3611. Penning the...