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Restorative questioning is an important part of Teen Court

Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court panel members Caitlyn Stadler (Mondovi), Miriam Sandberg (Mondovi), and Alyson Turner (Gilmanton) listened to a truancy violation on Valentine’s Day. The youth asked restorative questions, helped the young person and their family reflect on the situation, and provided requirements to help repair relationships and reduce harm. Teen court is a youth-led […]

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Buffalo County Eighth Grade Prevention Day features SOS and Teen Court

The Buffalo County Partnership Council, a coalition of teachers, students, law enforcement, university professors and public health and human services professionals, invited all eighth grade students in Buffalo County from Alma, Cochrane-Fountain City, Gilmanton and Mondovi schools districts to participate in the annual prevention day on February 13, 2024, at the Cochrane-Fountain City School. The […]

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4-H Festival showcases youth speaking, music, and arts

The Buffalo County 4-H Festival of Arts is an annual event that allows 4-H youth artists and performers to share their skills by showcasing their arts and communication talents. Youth participants received valuable feedback on how to further develop their skills from a qualified judge or their peers. The educational event was held on Sunday, […]

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Wisconsin 4-H ArtBEAT!

Event: Wisconsin 4-H–ArtBEAT! Grades: 3-5 Location: Upham Woods, Wisconsin Dells, WI Dates: Saturday, March 16, 2024 Registration: Registration will open Thursday, February 1 and will remain open through Friday, March 1, 2024. Cost: Registration for youth grades 3-5 is $60. Additional family members (grades 3-5) may attend at a discounted rate of $45. Parents are […]

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2024 Wisconsin Teen Court Association Scholarship

High school seniors currently serving as a volunteer with a Teen Court in Wisconsin and planning to pursue a post-secondary education, are eligible to apply for the 2024 Wisconsin Teen Court Association scholarship. Complete the WTCA Scholarship application and submit by March 15th, 2024.

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‘Ketching’ Up With Tomatoes Project Box Kit

Did you know tomatoes originated in the Andes Mountains deep in South America? This fascinating fruit (or vegetable, we’ll let you decide) has a unique story to share. It’s traveled around the world and has become an important food in many cultures. Open to 3-6th graders, our tomato project box will dive into tomatoes, specifically […]

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Summer Academy

June 24-27, 2024 Hosted by Wisconsin 4-H and Community Youth Development of UW-Madison Extension. Join us on the UW-Madison Campus for the new Summer Academy, June 24-27, 2024. This new Positive Youth Development program will help you discover pathways to your future. Signup to learn what it takes to have a career, or a hobby […]

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STEAM Discovery Days – Mondovi

Join us and come create hands-on STEAM Projects with friends entering K-6! You do not need to be a member to participate in STEAM Discovery Day! Register for STEAM Discovery Days – Mondovi here: Sign In (4honline.com) To participate in STEAM Discovery Days please provide us with an up-to-date Health Form: Step-by-step online registration process for […]

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STEAM Discovery Days – C-FC

Join us and come create hands-on STEAM Projects with friends entering K-6! You do not need to be a member to participate in STEAM Discovery Day! Register for STEAM Discovery Days Here: Sign In (4honline.com) To participate in STEAM Discovery Days please provide us with an up-to-date Health Form: Step-by-step online registration process for existing members […]

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Berg, Foust earn prestigious 4-H Key Awards

Samantha Berg, daughter of Frank and Angela Berg, and Savannah Foust, daughter of Matt and Stephanie Foust, were selected as Buffalo County’s Wisconsin 4-H Key Award winners for 2024. The prestigious Key Award, one of the highest awards a 4-H member can receive, honors only a select group of 4-H participants across the state annually.  […]

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First round of 4-H resume interviews

Buffalo County 4-H youth leaders can apply for financial assistance for 4-H travel experiences and state programs from the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association. In order to qualify, 4-H members must develop a cover letter and resume and meet with reviewers in a 4-H interview. In January the first set of resume interviews took place […]

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Beth Pehler receives Buffalo County 4-H alumni award

The 2023 Buffalo County 4-H Alumni Award was awarded at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma on January 21, 2024. Beth Pehler of Glencoe Hustlers 4-H was presented with the recognition plaque by her fellow 4-H club members. The 4-H Alumni Award traditionally recognizes a 4-H alumnus or current volunteer that has made an educational […]

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4-H Volunteer of the Year is Jennifer Sandberg of Lucky 16 4-H

Jennifer Sandberg was awarded the 2023 4‑H Volunteer of the Year Award at the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Meeting on January 21, 2024. The Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes a 4-H Leader who has gone “above and beyond” their 4-H responsibilities, has performed an excellent job as a 4-H leader on the club or […]

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