Extension service fate remains unclear
March 26, 2021
The future of the Carlton County Extension program services appeared up in the air Monday when the County Board shifted a vote on the proposed restructure to a Committee of the Whole meeting April 6, despite the presence of a number of County Extension committee members, people from the business community, plus staff from the University of Minnesota Extension. The board did not hear from any of the audience members before postponing the discussion.
The Extension program has a long history in the county. It was set up as an educational outreach effort in the early days of the University of M...