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Horse Clinic Participants Introduce their Horses

Jean Sandberg has been working with horses for about 50 years, and has a lot of experience working with them in various aspects.  By hosting the horse clinic she wanted to learn how to better help youth and their horses.  She also helped youth make improvements on Western riding techniques, the use of different horse […]

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Nine New Panel Members Trained for Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court

Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court welcomed nine new panel members at their training on June 9 at the Marten Center in Mondovi. These new panelists join about twenty-five other high school students already serving as peer judges. Teen Court hears about 25 cases a year across the two counties with referrals from the juvenile […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Members Braved the Heat for the Horse Clinic

On Sunday, June 6, 4-H Youth members got to meet with Jean Sandberg and other older 4-H members to learn new things, as well as ‘brush’ up on old things.  They worked with Jean and others one on one to gain more knowledge on the equine species.  Members learned more about Grooming & Trimming, Halters, […]

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Summer Child Care Clinics are Here!

The summer Child Care Clinic series is underway for youth ages 11 and older.  The training includes safety, child development and care, responsibility and leadership, and basic elements of business and financial management.  Parents are responsible for arranging transportation.  Students must bring a mask to wear and a pencil or pen.  Snacks are optional.  Pre-registration […]

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Wisconsin Student Vaping Trends

Learn more about teen vaping stats in Wisconsin from the last Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Buffalo County students participate in this survey every other year.   A teenager’s connection to school and community is vital. The Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey revealed that the less involved in school a young person is the more likely […]

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STEAM Discovery Day 2021

Cochrane-Fountain City High School August 11, 2021; 8AM-3PM $10 per participant required Register on 4-H Online no later than July 16th (Follow instructions below) All Buffalo and Pepin County youth in grades K-6 invited (4-H membership is not required for this event) Sessions: Abstract Art and Printing Aerodynamics Vermicology Bubble and Water Exploration Forensic Science […]

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Cheerful Workers 4-H Readies Club Meeting Space for Summer Meetings

The Cheerful Workers 4-H Club met at Lyster Parish on Sunday, May 16 to plant flowers and prepare the barn quilt. The Cheerful Workers youth that participated were Hallie Weisenbeck, Bailey, Weisenbeck, Jodi Weisenbeck, Laurie Bauer, Patience Larson, Hope Larson, Grace Larson, Linda Larson, and Mareesa Rehberg. The youth and adults are looking forward to […]

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Clover 4-H launches summer meetings, recreation and service

The Clover 4-H Club met in person on Sunday, May 17 at the American Legion in Alma. The club members set plans for summer programming, planted flowers in front of the building and created their own tie dye t-shirts. We can’t wait to see the final products at the Buffalo County Fair in July!   […]

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CLEAN SWEEP Ag & Household

ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS  PESTICIDES/HERBICIDES Pesticides Herbicides Fungicides Insecticides Rodenticides Other poisonous repellents and banned chemicals (DDT)  PAINTS/SOLVENTS Varnishes Shellacs Turpentine Thinners Lead Based Paints Oil Based Paints Aerosols Wood Preservatives  CLEANERS/CLEANSERS Oven Cleaners Spot Removers Polishes OTHER MATERIALS Contaminated Motor Oil Antifreeze Bulk Mercury Devices & Compounds Containing Mercury Agrichemical Sludge Veterinary Supplies Acids/Bases Mothballs UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS  […]

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Berg and Putz Receive Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships

Lindsey Berg of Arcadia, WI and Brooke Putz of Fountain City, WI, members of Buffalo County 4-H, were awarded Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships. Berg was one of five recipients to receive the T.L. Bewick Memorial Scholarship of $1,000.  Putz received the Betty Krueger Memorial Scholarship of $500. “The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation awards more than $19,000 […]

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UW-Madison Extension Welcomes New Summer Staff to our Programs

UW-Madison Division of Extension welcomes our new college and and high school staff to our team in Buffalo County.  Mondovi Community Youth Center (MCYC) and 4-H Afterschool enrich students’ learning in the out-of-school time setting.  Our new staff will be serving the communities youth by engaging young people in academic enrichment and life skill development, […]

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Buffalo County YQCA and Livestock Clinic

June 17, 2021 @ 7:00PM; Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Mondovi, WI June 22, 2021 @1:00PM; C-FC School (Both events are the same. Select one location.) Open to all Buffalo and Pepin County youth exhibitors in 4-H and FFA. All youth animal exhibitors (except cats and dogs) must complete the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals […]

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4-H Cloverbud Camp and 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

Open to all Buffalo and Pepin County 4-H Members Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds 4-H Cloverbud Camp – 8:30am-11:30am  (Open to 4-H members in Grades K-2 during 2020-2021 year) – $10 Receive 4-H cinch sack, all materials, and a snack Activities – camp crafts, nature activities, science experiments, camp songs, group […]

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We Need Summer 4-H CAMP COUNSELORS!!

Open to all youth in 9th-13th grade in the fall of 2021 Camp Dates: July 21st, 2021 Time: 8:30-11:30AM (Cloverbud) 12:30-8:30PM (4-H Youth) Location: Buffalo County Fair Grounds, Mondovi, WI Please submit application by filling out Google Form https://forms.gle/cYc4ydUbe3d9YeWn8 Required Training will be held virtual via Zoom on Monday, June 21 & Wednesday, June 23, 1-3PM […]

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2021 Tractor Safety Training

  Register by June 1, 2021 Registration Link : https://forms.gle/cZmbPkAxKhkRUuCn6 Chippewa Valley Technical College is offering an alternative in-person training.  For more details visit: www.cvtc.edu   

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Buffalo County Fair Foods Revue

Where: Roger Marten Community Center, Mondovi, WI What: Foods Revue Date and Time: Tuesday, July 20, 2021 starting at 6:00PM Please register for this event by completing this form no later than June 15: https://forms.gle/6wLmz4V2eYGBrxKz7 Food Exhibits are to be prepared at home.  Displays are to be set up only by exhibitor, no help from […]

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Buffalo County Fair Clothing Revue

Where: Roger Marten Community Center, Mondovi, WI What: Clothing Revue Date and Time: Monday, June 28, 2021 at 6:00PM Please register by June 1 at this link: https://forms.gle/4mkeCoRmTuaDxmy9A Clothing Revue exhibitors must be prepared to verbally explain to the judges and audience: a. Why pattern and fabric were selected. b. Problems encountered. c. Techniques mastered. […]

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