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Raw Cookie Dough

There are two reasons raw cookie dough can make you sick, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One is the raw eggs that many recipes call for.  The other is flour.  Read more:  https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/cdc-says-raw-cookie-dough-may-be-delicious-dangerous-n946051

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FLOOD RESOURCES

Columbia County residents are dealing with the recent flooding.  Here are some selected resources that may be helpful: Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater Wisconsin Flood Toolkit – Wisconsin Department of Health Services Coping With Flooding – Wisconsin DNR Resources for Your Flooded Home – University of Missouri Extension Flooding of Private Wells […]

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COLUMBIA COUNTY BARN QUILTS

See one of the recently added quilts to the Columbia County barn quilts trail!  It is located at the Historic Indian Agency House, 1490 Agency House Road, Portage. The house was built in 1832, and the honeycomb pattern was commonly used in quilting with the colors turkey red and indigo blue.  See more barn quilts around Columbia […]

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2018 Columbia County Plat Book

The 2018 Columbia County Plat Book is now available to pick up at the Columbia County UW- Extension Office, located at 112 E. Edgewater Street, Room 212, Portage, WI. The price of the new Plat Book is $30.00 and checks can be made payable to:  CC 4-H Leader’s Association.  The 2018 Plat Book is a […]

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Columbia County Local Foods

(last updated 5/30/18) More Information will be coming soon!! Click on the Brochure to see Farmers Market locations, Food Resources, and more2016 Columbia County Local Foods Brochure  (PDF, 2 pages, 103 KB) Also visit the Wisconsin Local Food network for more Local Food events and informationhttp://wilocalfood.wordpress.com/.

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