April 24, 2014

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Waushara County Health News
Written by by Waushara County Health Department   
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 9:56 AM

Get ready to go back to school…..

Waushara County Health News
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:17 PM

First bird in Waushara County tests positive for the West Nile Virus

The Waushara County Health Department reports a dead crow found in Waushara County on Aug. 2 has tested positive for West Nile virus.  This is the first bird that tested positive in Waushara County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1.

County Ag News
Written by UW-Extension Ag Agent Ken Williams   
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 9:07 AM

Knapweed control in hay and pastures

Dare to Care
Written by David R. Peterson, Waushara County Sheriff   
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 8:47 AM

Yesterday is history.  Tomorrow is a mystery.  Today is an opportunity.  Life is not always fair and truly is often misunderstood.

County Ag News with UW-Extension Ag Agent
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 10:20 AM

Brush Management

I have received calls requesting information on how to manage or control unwanted growth of brush and small trees. Various invasive species such as buckthorn and autumn olive are very aggressive and will take over a woody area and crowd out other native species of trees. Due to a barrage of advertising, the control most people think of is the use of glyphosate.

Waushara County Health News
Written by Waushara County Health Department   
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 9:40 AM

What is rabies?

Rabies is a very serious disease that affects the brain and spinal cord of mammals. Cats, dogs, bats, raccoons, coyotes and foxes are mammals, as are people. Rabies is caused by a virus and almost always causes death. It’s usually a disease of animals, but it can spread from an infected animal to a person.

Information on Your Waushara County
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 9:38 AM

by Bill Rosenau, Waushara County CVSO

Benefit changes for Wisconsin Veterans

With the recent passing of the budget, there have been some exciting changes to the benefits administered by the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA).

The “Wisconsin Veterans and Surviving Spouse Property Tax Credit” grants 100 percent Service Connected Disabled Veterans and their Surviving Spouse, the ability to request a refund of their property taxes.

Dare to Care
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 9:15 AM

A small challenge often results in a large reward.  This will be the case when the “Biggest Little Fair in Wisconsin” returns to the Waushara County Fairgrounds Aug. 15–18.  Getting to the fairgrounds will be the challenge, but once again the fair promises to be a fun-filled event with something for young and old.

Waushara County Health News
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 10:55 AM

Deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses rise sharply among women

A new report from the CDC indicates that women are at a higher risk for overdose and addiction to prescription opioids (painkillers) than men. Nearly 48,000 women died of prescription painkiller overdoses between 1999 and 2010.

Information on Your Waushara County
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 9:40 AM

Promoting Waushara County

by Waushara County Parks Department

The Waushara County Parks and Solid Waste Department uses a small budget to promote county resources and businesses to area visitors.  Area lakes, streams and forests, along with our close proximity to major population centers, help keep Waushara County attractive for many visitors.  Promotions include: