Vaping – Juuling Student Survey Report Released

437 STUDENTS IN GRADES 5-12 PARTICIPATED IN THE VAPING & JUULING SURVEY IN THE FALL OF 2018. STUDENTS IN ALL SIX SCHOOLS IN BUFFALO & PEPIN COUNTIES (ALMA, MONDOVI, GILMANTON, COCHRANE-FOUNTAIN CITY, DURAND AND PEPIN) WISCONSIN RESPONDED TO THE SURVEY.

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4-H Community Servant is Michelle Moats

Michelle Moats of Hilltop Climbers 4-H was awarded the Buffalo County 4-H 2018 Servant Leader Award by Patty George at the 4-H Leaders Association meeting on Sunday, November 11. Moats was selected as the recipient to recognize her efforts in promoting community involvement at the local, regional and state levels. Currently, Michelle is the Vice […]

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Kleinschmidt is 4-H Volunteer of the Year

Wendy Kleinschmidt was awarded the Buffalo County 4-H Volunteer of the Year award for 2018. Kleinschmidt is the 4-H Club leader for Bear Creek 4-H in Mondovi. Her daughter, Amber Kleinschmidt, presented her with the recognition on Sunday, November 11 at the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association meeting. Kleinschmidt was nominated due to her dedication […]

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Youth Write Code for National Youth Science Day

Students from Alma, Gilmanton and Cochrane-Fountain City Schools wrote code for National Youth Science Day during the month of October. Young people used computer coding strategies to help Annie Lisowski, University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator, perform the chicken dance. Students then used a software program called Scratch to animate a scene using code […]

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Inspire 4-H Kindness

             Buffalo County 4-H is encouraging youth and adults to be kind and share kindness with others during the month of October! Print a bookmark and use the coupon to show others that you’re dedicated to being kind and you want to inspire others to do the same!   Would you like to print a […]

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New Youth & Adults Join 4-H Leaders Officer Team

At their September meeting, one year after officially combining the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association and the Buffalo County 4-H Youth Council, the second set of youth and adult officers were elected. Welcome to our new leadership team! Prior to the meeting, 4-H youth and adults reviewed 4-H records submitted by members across the County. […]

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Hilltop Climbers 4-H Says “We All Belong in 4-H”

Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club met at the Arboretum Park at 1:30 pm on Sunday, September 9. The meeting was called to order by President, Josh Linse and the Pledges were said. The treasurer and secretary were not in attendance so the reports were unavailable Old business: Thank you to everyone that took the cans to […]

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Wisconsin 4-H License Plates Available

The Wisconsin 4-H license plate is available through the Wisconsin DMV, as of September 1, 2018. Proceeds from the sale of every plate will be coming to the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation and to county 4-H programs in which the plate was purchased. Please visit the Wisconsin DMV for pricing and more information:  https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/dmv/vehicles/title-plates/4hf.aspx

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Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce County 4-H Youth Learn and Serve with California 4-H

Eighteen 4-H youth leaders from Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce Counties participated in a weeklong service-learning educational travel experience in the state of California July 13-20, 2018. The purpose of the travel is to build teens’ youth leadership skills and appreciation for diversity, power and privilege while completing community service for those living in poverty and […]

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Can You Balance Screen Time and Family Time?

http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2018/07/05/screen-time-family-time-two   Whether it be cell phone, tablet, computer or other devices, many of today’s families struggle with issues around screen time. This program features Anya Kamenetz, author of “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life” and provides insightful discussion around protecting family relationships and identity, while managing […]

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