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Sandbergs & Bauer compete at District Gymkhana

Emma Sandberg, Quin Sandberg and Hannah Bauer represented the Buffalo-Pepin Co. 4-H Horse Project at the Western District Gymkhana show in Ellsworth, WI, Saturday, August 17. Quin competed in the 3-5 grade division taking top ten metals in each of his 6 classes. Emma competed in the 9-10 grade division and received 4 top ten metals, […]

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Winona Archers Hosts C-FC 4-H Summer Program

Winona Archers conducted a youth clinic and 3D archery shoot for youth in the Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool summer program. Youth first learned about archery basics and safety then practiced on the archery targets. The final part of the clinic was trying their hand on the trail loop. A few first time archers were excited […]

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Buffalo County Fair Carcass Show Awards

Shauna White, Mondovi FFA Advisor, presented the Carcass Show awards for the Buffalo County Fair on August 8th at Gunderson Foods in Mondovi. Total Performance Beef Champion Geri Fredrickson Independence FFA Total Performance Beef Reserve Trent Roetter Hilltop Climbers 4-H Carcass Beef Champion Austin George Hilltop Climbers 4-H Carcass Beef Reserve Samantha Kidd Glencoe Hustlers […]

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Teen Court panelists conduct three hearings for peer offenders

Nine Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court panelists met to hear three separate cases in court on Wednesday, August 14. The panelists are trained as peer judges who apply restorative justice practices with their peers who have made a mistake. The consequences, or sanctions, the panelists provide to the first-time offenders aim to help them […]

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4-H Youth Leaders Engage at Wisconsin State Fair

Julia Moats of Hilltop Climbers 4-H club in Buffalo County and Kendall Keith of Clovers 4-H Club in Eau Claire County were two of several that represented Western Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair for three days. Julia and Kendall served as youth leaders in the Wisconsin State Fair Youth Expo Activity Stations, a set […]

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4-H Members Model at Wisconsin State Fair Clothing Revue

Members of Clover 4-H Club Hannah Noll and Finley Noll attended the Wisconsin State Fair Clothing Revue from August 5th to August 8th. Both teenage sewers modeled their handmade garments twice a day in the 4-H Expo Hall. Finley and Hannah also had lessons from the John Casablancas Modeling, and they also planned their own […]

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2019 Champion’s Challenge – 4-H State Gymkhana Horse Show

 Autumn Morrow of the Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club and Emma Sandberg of the Lucky 16 4-H Club were individually selected to represent Buffalo County at the 2019 Champion’s Challenge – 4-H State Gymkhana Horse Show.  Champions Challenge participants are invited to the Wisconsin State Fair by the State Fair board with input from the Wisconsin […]

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We’re Hiring!

UW-Madison Division of Extension Buffalo County and 4-H Afterschool at Cochrane-Fountain City is looking for a college student to join our team for the fall. There’s money or internship credits in it for you, plus the opportunity to work with our amazing students in an afterschool setting. Send annie.lisowski@wisc.edu your resume if you’re interested! 2019 […]

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4-H Environmental Education at Merrick State Park

On Friday, August 9, 2019 Merrick State Park hosted an environmental education program for students in the Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool Summer program. Young people met with Naturalist Sarah and Ranger Chris to learn more about hummingbirds as pollinators. Students also made their own hummingbird feeders with a simple water and sugar solution. 4-H Afterschool […]

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STEAM Discovery Days in Cochrane

STEAM Discovery Days is a community science and art day for four weeks in the summer. Each day young people engage in inquiry based and experiential learning activities that are fun, messy and help them work their brains! Check out our photo gallery:

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Mondovi Community Youth Center Fall After School – Register Now!

Mondovi Community Youth Center students will have the opportunity to participate in homework help, recreational games, team building exercises, community service-learning projects, library time, arts & crafts, music and drama activities, science experiments and special field trips all while hanging out with friends and having fun! Staff this year will be a mix of youth […]

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4-H Afterschool Registration for Fall at C-FC Now Open

4-H Afterschool aims to provide a safe and secure place for youth to share fellowship, recreation, service and learning. This means that youth in 4-H Afterschool’s program will participate in hands-on learning experiences that help them develop life skills and foster caring relationships with adults and peers while having fun in a safe, welcoming environment. […]

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STEAM Discovery Days in Mondovi at Mirror Lake Park

STEAM Discovery Days is a community science and art day for four weeks in the summer. Each day young people engage in inquiry based and experiential learning activities that are fun, messy and help them work their brains! Check out our photo gallery:  

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4-H Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration

Don’t miss out on a great statewide workshop for youth and adult leaders!!! “4-H Grows True Leaders!” What: Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration When: November 1 – 3, 2019 (starting with registration at 6:00 p.m. Friday, November 1 and ending 11:00 a.m. Sunday November 3) Where: Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake Who: […]

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4-H STEM Training at CVTC

This is a great opportunity to participate in an upcoming STEM Leader Training open to all 4-H youth (8th grade and up) and adult leaders! 2019 STEM Reg

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MCYC appreciates all their scholarship sponsors!

The Mondovi Community Youth Center wants to say thank you to all the local businesses and individuals that contributed to our fundraising efforts during the month of July and during the Buffalo County Fair. The contributions are utilized for programming with our students and scholarships for those in financial need. Your donations are very much […]

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A Record Breaking Year at the 4-H Food Stand!

Our hats off to the chef! I forgot to get a photo of the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association Food Stand this year… I really should have! We had a record breaking year! Thank you to Bob Major for serving as our food stand manager – without you we wouldn’t have such a successful fundraiser. […]

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4-H Trophies and Reserve Ribbons Awarded at Buffalo County Fair

At the 4-H Awards Show on August 4, 2019, 4-H members were awarded for their best of show and reserve best of show earnings on static (or non-animal) exhibits at the Buffalo County Fair. Youth who received merits (special recognition above and beyond a first place blue ribbon) on their exhibits were also recognized. In […]

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