A day just for seniors focuses on life after graduation

A day of prevention education just for graduating seniors took place on March 23, 2022, at Cochrane-Fountain City School. Buffalo County Senior Day, sponsored by the Buffalo County Partnership Council, is an opportunity for graduating students across Buffalo County to think critically about potential risk behaviors from local speakers. The event centered on the themes of […]

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Eighth grade prevention day encourages students to ACT

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 to participate in the annual prevention day on February 17, 2022, at Mondovi School and Cochrane-Fountain City School. […]

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Dairy Promotion Committees Honored as Friends of Buffalo County 4-H

The 2021 Friends of Buffalo County 4-H Award was presented to the Buffalo County and Pepin County Dairy Promotion Committees by 4-H Youth Development Educator, Annie Lisowski. Buffalo and Pepin County Dairy Promotion Committees were selected as honorees for their many years of contribution to fundraising efforts for Buffalo County 4-H. Both groups have contributed […]

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Rosenberg, Dittrich Earn Wisconsin 4-H Key Award

Donniejo Dittrich, daughter of Don and Billie Dittrich, and Rylee Rosenberg, daughter of Tracee Wilkerson and Shawn Rosenberg, were selected as Buffalo County’s Wisconsin 4-H Key Award winners for 2022. 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 […]

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Restorative circles training for teen court youth and adults

Youth and adults involved with the Buffalo-Pepin County Teen Court program engaged in a Restorative Circles training on Friday, January 21, 2022 with statewide trainer and national author of From a Single Pebble: Barron County Restorative Justice Programs, Monika Audette. The training focused on utilizing restorative justice principles in relationships and facilitating difficult conversations between […]

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Be someone to be trusted is message of BCPC 5th and 6th grade prevention day

On January 14, 2022 at Mondovi High School fifth and sixth graders from Mondovi and Gilmanton schools participated in the annual Buffalo County Partnership Council 5th and 6th Grade Prevention Day. Alma and Cochrane-Fountain City students participated virtually due to pandemic restrictions. The program was hosted by the Buffalo County Partnership Council (BCPC), a group […]

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2021 Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court Annual Report

Thank you for another successful year! The Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court is grateful to its local contributors that enable our program to function in ways that build up young people and families in our communities. The program is so appreciative of the ongoing support that it receives from the advisory board members and referral agents […]

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4-H Scholarship Winners Announced

On Sunday, November 14th, eight diligent high school seniors from Buffalo County 4-H, interviewed for 4-H Service-Learning, 4-H Project, and/or 4-H Leadership scholarships.   Linda Larson, a member from the Friends of Buffalo County 4-H Trust Fund, Paige DeWitt, Buffalo County 4-H Program Assistant and Annie Lisowski, Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development Educator, all assisted in […]

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4-H members at MCYC learned about Cipher Space!

On Wednesday, October 20, 4-H members at the Mondovi Community Youth Center were eager to role play as scientists and changed codes into words that displayed a secret message.  The students made their own Caesar cipher wheels to decode encrypted messages with a key number to solve.  Deciphering uses critical thinking skills students will need […]

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4-H Projects Popping Up Near You!

October – 4-H Art Project Pop Up in Mondovi October 24 at Tourist Park at 1:00pm Create your own haunted house gelli prints! November – 4-H Soapmaking Project Pop Up in Alma November 21 at Alma Courthouse at 1:00pm Make a goat’s milk pumpkin pie spiced soap just in time for Thanksgiving. December – 4-H […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Horse members fair well at State 4-H Gymkhana

Lucky 16 4-H members and Buffalo County 4-H horse youth leaders Autumn Morrow and Olivia Taylor both left the Wisconsin 4-H State Gymkhana competition with a handful of rosettes. The event took place at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis, Wisconsin September 11-12, 2021. Olivia Taylor finished with two Reserve Champion rosettes and four […]

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Camp Counselors Ready for Cloverbud Camp and Camp Kinnissippewa

On Wednesday, July 14, the 2021 Camp Counselors met at the fairgrounds to plan and prepare for the upcoming Camp day.  They worked on making Camper nametags with “tree cookies” made of real trees, as well as wrote each camper a postcard.  The campers will also be tie-dying their 2021 Camp Kinnissippewa t-shirts as an […]

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Welcoming our New 2021 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Counselors

We are so excited to share our 2021 4-H Cloverbud Camp and 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Counselors!  They have been working together on fun, engaging activities for this years “groovy” themed day camp.  These young leaders bring knowledge of traditional camp activities, responsibility and much more.  Check out our Buffalo & Pepin County 4-H Camp Counselors […]

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