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Flood Damage Reporting

Emergency Management urges residents to report private property or agricultural damage to 2-1-1 using a landline or 1-800-362-8255 using a cell phone.  Residents should also encourage neighbors and friends with damage to call. Federal and State disaster assistance to the County is based on total reported losses. Public Health urges local residents to not drink […]


MCYC Afterschool Registration is Now Open Until August 25!

2016-2017 MCYC Afterschool Program Registration Students in Grades K-6 Monday – Friday           3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  $5 a day per student MCYC Program Details Youth will have the opportunity to participate in homework help, recreational games, team building exercises, community service-learning projects, library time, arts & crafts, music and drama activities, science experiments and […]


Enroll Your Child in 4-H Afterschool Program at CFC Today!

Enroll Your Child in 4-H  Afterschool Program at CFC Today! Students in Grades K-6 in 2016-2017 school year Monday – Friday           3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  After School COST: $5 per student per day  Students receive a healthy snack provided by 4-H Afterschool. 4-H Afterschool staff is youth protection certified and experienced, trained college and high […]


Japanese Youth Visit Buffalo County 4-H Families

The family of Dan and Samantha Falkner and Kim Bates and Ed Callahan hosted a Japanese youth as part of a 4-H cultural exchange program from July 24 to August 20, 2016. The Japanese students were part of a 55 member delegation visiting Wisconsin this summer through one of two partnering programs. The Japenese students’ are hosted by […]

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Hovey Models at Wisconsin State Fair

For 91 years, Clothing Revue participants have been modeling their homemade garments for Fairgoers during the annual Wisconsin State Fair. During this Fair experience, participants plan and organize Clothing Revue shows, attend workshops, participate in community service projects, gain self-confidence, develop leadership skills and have fun networking with new people. Each county is encouraged to […]

Izzy, Mason, and Alex exploring the Makey Makey game.

Mondovi Youth STEAM Forward with Science

Buffalo County youth experienced a summer full of STEAM! MCYC youth and other local children participate in the wonders of STEAM Discovery Days. Youth were given an opportunity to use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math through fun hands-on activities. The program was conducted on four Wednesdays in June, July and August at Mirror Lake […]


O’Connell Receives Chairman’s Award at Wisconsin State Fair

Karissa O’Connell of Lookout Legends 4-H in Buffalo County, Wisconsin received the prestigious Chairman’s Award at the Wisconsin State Fair on August 4, 2016 for her Boer Goat that she exhibited in the Open Show.   The Chairman’s Award is awarded to a select few open show exhibitors who go above and beyond to promote a […]

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Carcass Show Results

Carcass Show Results Due to the Flash Flooding the 2016 Carcass Show was canceled and will not be rescheduled. Here are the results from the Carcass Judging. The Trophies and ribbons will be in the Extensions Office by August 19th. Where you can pick them up. If you have any questions please call the Extension […]


Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens

If you have had recent flooding in your garden, this article will answer your questions about the safety of handling and eating your vegetables. click on the link below Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens


2016 Buffalo County Fair Dog Show Champions

          Congratulations to all the 2016 Buffalo County Fair Dog Show Champions! Your hard work at practice nights this summer really paid off! Your skills as handlers with your dogs is so remarkable! Obedience – Pre-novice levels: Champion: Anna Rippley with Willis Reserve Champion: Juhl Kuhlemeier with Weenie Obedience – Novice […]

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2016 Buffalo County Fair Herdsmanship Winners

Congratulations to all the 4-H Clubs that placed in the top three for Herdsmanship. The care of your animals, the apperance of you, your display and your animals, and the knowledge of your species to interact with the public is vital for a successful image at the Buffalo County Fair. Great work! POULTRY 1 Glencoe […]


Home Alone Online Program for Parents and Children

Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care This Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care program can assist your family in exploring whether or not a child  is ready for self-care.  If your child is ready, this program can help in developing your family’s home alone plan. Parents and children should complete this entire program together. Please click on […]

Erin Putz explains how the color changing slime works to Landon Lord and Alex Adank.

CFC youth STEAM forward with science

Buffalo County youth experienced a summer full of STEAM! 4-H Afterschool youth and other local children participated in the wonders of STEAM Discovery Days. Youth were provided an opportunity to use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math through fun hands-on activities. The program was conducted Tuesdays in June and July at the Cochrane Fountain City […]


Soggy Arena Halts 4-H Horse Show

The 2016 Buffalo County Fair and 4-H Horse Show was conducted on Saturday, July 23 at the Midnight Riders Arena in Mondovi. The Buffalo County 4-H Horse Show, led by volunteer 4-H leaders Kelli Krzyszton, Linda Fetting and Mary Norby, is not only an opportunity for exhibitors to sharpen their riding and horse training skills […]

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County Cooperative Extension committee member honored; Dennis Youngbauer recognized for 5 years of service

Dennis Youngbauer of Buffalo County was recognized recently for 5 years of service on the Buffalo County Agriculture and Extension Education Committee. Dennis recently was presented the award at the Wisconsin Associated County Extension Committees, Inc. (WACEC) annual recognition ceremony during the Wisconsin Counties Association Conference held recently in Wausau. “Dennis is an example of […]

Buffalo County 4-H members became fairy tale scientists for a day at 4-H Cloverbud Day in Mondovi.

4-H Younger Members were Fairy Tale Scientists

On Thursday, July 14th, 2016 youth from the Mondovi area gathered at Mirror Lake Park to participate in a magical day at the 2016 4-H Cloverbud Days. The camp this year was a great success filled with STEAM! The fairy tale themed camp featured many STEAM activities based on some well-known fairy tales. This fun […]


4-H Service and Learning in Oregon

Written by Rachel Hovey of Lookout Legends 4-H Five Buffalo County 4-H’ers traveled to Oregon with seven other 4-H youth from Pierce and Pepin County to Oregon for the 2016 Service Learning Trip. Before departing on the trip, participants met and constructed over thirty book bags and ordered supplies for a camp. We flew to […]


Fireworks of Flavor: 4-H Foods Revue

The Buffalo County 4-H Foods Revue was held on July 11, 2016 at the Waumandee State Bank in Waumandee.  The 4-H Foods Revue’s theme was Fireworks of Flavor and there was certainly many healthy edibles that caused mini explosions in your mouth! The 4-H Foods Revue is an opportunity for 4-H youth to practice skills […]