Vernon County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship Application – 2024

The Vernon County Cattlemen’s Association will be awarding scholarships to selected Vernon County resident High School Seniors who are planning to enter post-secondary education. Examples of programs which qualify include, but not limited to: Four year programs at a University campus, Agriculture and Industry Short Course and Vocational Technical College Programs. First priority may be […]

Start Strong: Start Your Own Business Workshop Series

Have an idea? Thinking about starting your own business? Need help getting started? Look no further! Join us for this FREE four-part workshop series starting Saturday, January 13, 2024, at the Western Technical College in Viroqua. Learn the fundamentals of starting a business. The workshop series is organized by the Viroqua Chamber and UW Extension. […]

CED Education

Business Education What is business education and how can UW-Madison Division of Extension help you in Vernon County? Simply put… business education is education designed to be used in business. The Community Development Educator works with Vernon County communities to increase entrepreneurship and develop strong small businesses. Through programming, assistance, and applied research, the Community […]

2023 Vernon County 4-H Calendar Raffle Winners List

Greetings all, it’s that time of year! Calendar raffle! Starting Monday, October 2nd, we will begin pulling raffle tickets. Winners for the day will be announced on WVRQ in the mornings. We will update this post every Friday with the week’s winners if you are unable to listen to the radio announcement. Date Winner Amount […]

Growing Together WI Garden Revives Historic Plot & Community Conversations – Healthy Eating & Active Living (

Written by Christine Holm The SNAP-Ed funded program FoodWIse partners with McIntosh Library, Master Gardeners and Community Hunger Solutions in Viroqua, Wisconsin to develop a community education garden with Growing Together WI grants. Since first awarded funding in 2021, the garden partners continue connecting local fresh produce with neighbors who experience barriers to access these […]

Stretch My Food Dollars

When you need help and don’t know where to turn, 211 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, like utility assistance, housing, food, elder care, crisis intervention, alcohol and other drug recovery and much more. What to expect if you are in need, and accessing a food pantry for the first time:

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