Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court

The mission of the Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court is to join together as a council of professional and community members to find ways to enhance positive youth and family development in both counties. The Teen Court will serve to modify behavior of youth with violations by combining positive peer pressure and involvement within our counties, families, schools, and organizations to promote youth development and restorative justice.

WTCA 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.

Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court Scholarship

The Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court advisory board will award one $500 and one $250 scholarship to eligible high school seniors.

The Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court Scholarship application must be submitted by March 15th, 2024.

Link to Teen Court Application: 2024 Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court Panelist Application (google.com)

2023 Teen Court Fundraising Campaign

Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court finds alternative ways to enhance
positive youth and family development. Our program utilizes restorative justice principles and
practices to repair harmed relationships, build the skills of youth with violations, and restore
the image of young people in our communities.

The Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court program is primarily funded through public donations from organizations and businesses within the Buffalo and Pepin County area.

Please consider giving to our youth restorative justice program. It’s easy to make a tax-deductible contribution.

Your support is appreciated!

Make funds payable to: Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court

Send contribution to: Gina M. Rieck Juvenile Clerk 740 7th Ave W, Box 39 Durand, WI 54736

Teen Court Brochure

2023 Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court Annual Report

In 2023, Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court trained 35 new panel members, participated in a statewide conference, conducted 18 hearings, and volunteered over 260 hours in youth development. Learn more about our restorative justice program through our annual report.

Thank you to our 2023 donors!

Alliance Bank – MondoviLa Crosse Milling Company, Cochrane
Alma Area SchoolMarten Transport – Mondovi
Alma Knights of ColumbusMondovi Business Assn.
Alma Wellness Center of Buffalo ValleyMondovi School District
Bank of AlmaNtec (Nelson Communications Coop.)
Bauer BuiltPepin Area School District
Bautch Insurance Agency – AlmaPepin County Judges Office
Black’s Valley Ag Supply Inc. Pepin Lions Club
Castlerock Foundation Inc./Judge Gary S.Polzer Brothers Inc.
Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company Richardson Electric
Cochrane – Buffalo City VFW-Post 10406Security Financial Bank
Cochrane – Fountain City School DistrictWaumandee State Bank
Collins PlumbingWings Over Alma, Inc
Cowsmo Inc.
Dairyland Power Cooperative – LaCrosse
Durand – Arkansaw School District
Durand Knights of Columbus
Durand Lions Club
Eau Galle Cheese Factory
Federated Youth Foundation – Riverland Energy
Gilmanton High School
Heike Pharmacy Inc.
Komro Sales & Service
Kjentvet -Smith Funeral Home – Mondovi

For additional information about Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court please contact Teen Court Coordinator:

Annie Lisowski, Teen Court Coordinator 608-685-6253 annie.lisowski@wisc.edu