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New Chairs Elected for Buffalo County Partnership Council

A new youth Chair and Vice Chair was elected at the Buffalo County Partnership Council (BCPC) meeting on Friday, September 20, 2019. Casey Denk of Mondovi High School will lead the coalition as Chair for the 2019-2020 academic year and Emma Brecka of Alma High School will serve as the Vice Chair. Cochrane-Fountain City students […]

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We’re hiring in Mondovi!

2019 Fall Program Assistant Coordinator Position Description This one is a quick one folks! We’re looking to hire a college student to work with our experienced staff at the Mondovi Community Youth Center! If you’re looking for a fun job or internship that pays well, send us a resume today! We hope to close applications […]

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2019 National 4-H Week Lawn or Window Display Contest

Buffalo County 4-H clubs are encouraged to enter the 2019 Lawn or Window Display Contest to promote 4-H during National 4-H Week. Follow these rules to compete: The display must include the “Inspire Kids to Do” National 4-H Week theme.  Must include a 4-H clover according to guidelines. Use #InspireKidsToDo. All displays must be visible to […]

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State 4-H Horse Leaders Conference

WI 4-H Horse Leaders Conference https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/wi4haganimalscience/files/2019/09/Promo-Horse-Conference-2019-1.pdf   FEATURED SPEAKER: SARA NOVOTNY Sara Novotny is a multi-carded judge who spends her spare time training and exhibiting horses and working with clientele of all ages. Her day job is instructing students at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Animal Science and Agronomy. Prior to that, she spent nearly […]

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Sandberg Places in Top Ten at State Gymkhana

Emma Sandberg of Hilltop Climbers 4-H placed in the top ten at the 2019 Wisconsin State 4-H Gymkhana Show. Emma and her horse Sadee received Grand Champion in the Plug Race and Reserve Grand Champion in Poles. Emma also finished within the top ten in Barrels and LT. The event included over 100 exhibitors at […]

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Join Our Club – Again! Re-enroll in Buffalo County 4-H Today!

​ We enjoyed having you as part of our Buffalo County 4-H family last year! We’re hoping you’ll stick it out and continue growing with 4-H. Buffalo County 4-H enrollment period is between September 5 and October 1. Get enrolled before your first community club meeting of the club year! It only takes a few […]

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Do you know 4-H? The Enrollment Edition

Do you know that you can join 4-H anytime of the year? If you are in Kindergarten through twelfth grade and you would like to be a part of our organization, we’ll make it happen any time of the year. Here are some other enrollment facts even the most established 4-H member or alum may […]

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Quick Link to 4-H Record Info & Forms

Here’s a quick link to all you need for 4-H Records: 4-H Records 4-H Records will be reviewed on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 5:00pm-6:00pm at the Alma Courthouse 3rd Floor County Board Room. Each club submitting 4-H Recrods for review should bring at least youth leader and one adult to review.  

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Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting – 4-H Record Review

4-H RECORD REVIEW WILL BEGIN AT 5:00PM. BUFFALO COUNTY 4-H LEADERS’ ASSOCIATION September 22, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. 3rd Floor, Alma Courthouse   AGENDA 6:00 PM Call meeting to order   6:05 PM Secretary’s Report   6:10 PM Treasurer’s Report Select Audit Committee Wisconsin 4-H Annual Charter Renewal Budget Preparations Square at 2019 Fair; Request […]

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2019 4-H Muzzle Loading Workshop for Youth and Parents

4-H Youth and their Parents in Wisconsin are being offered a chance to learn traditional and modern muzzle loading rifle and pistol shooting. The workshop will be on Saturday, September 21 at Tilden Township, Bloomer, Wisconsin. The workshop is run by a long-time muzzle loading instructor and the WI 4-H Muzzle loading Project Course and […]

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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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