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Hearing their first case: New Teen Court panelists trained

Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court welcomed twenty new panelists at their training on April 6. These new panelists join about twenty other high school students already serving as peer judges. Teen Court hears about 30 cases a year across the two counties with referrals from the juvenile court, law enforcement, human services and local […]

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Students Get a Reality Check! -2018 Photo Gallery

Students from Cochrane-Fountain City, Mondovi, Durand, Gilmanton, Elmwood, Plum City and River Valley participated in the 12th annual University of Wisconsin-Extension Reality Check at Durand High School on March 29, 2018. Students research a career, interview to ‘get the job’, calculate their net income after taxes and experience paying all their bills for one month […]

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4-H Project Day for Lucky 16

Lucky 16 4-H hosted a 4-H Project day for its members on Sunday, April 22, 2018. 4-H members sewed aprons – a clothing construction project taught by Jodi Marsolek. Ten youth were assisted by many adults to sew their aprons. 4-H members plan to utilize as a fair exhibit this August and then keep and […]

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Animal ID in 4HOnline by May 1

All 4-H Exhibitors must identify all animals on 4-HOnline by May 1. 4-H Swine Exhibitors will now upload their photos on 4-HOnline along with their animal identification. Animal Identification Directions  If you will be exhibiting an animal that was entered in last year’s fair you do not need to re-enter that animal’s information. You will […]

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Register for the June 7 4-H Leaders Meeting at Suncrest

June 7, 2018 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Short Meeting, Pizza and some yard games, as time permits) Please complete one form for each youth/adult participating. This is needed to order pizza in advance and to remind those participating to bring chairs. Register for the meeting. Required!

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Buffalo / Pepin 4-H Horsemanship Clinic

2018 Horsemanship Clinic Registration    Sunday- May 6, 2018 – LOCATION CHANGE – Double H Arena near Mondovi Registration deadline is Wed. May 3, 2018 Check-In:   8:30- 9:00:  A negative current Coggins is required (bring original and copy). Immunizations are recommended. 9:00    Orientation by lunch stand (required) 9:15    Clinic   Clinic is free for Buffalo/Pepin County […]

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Wednesdays in Mondovi in June and July are STEAM Discovery Days!

STEAM Discovery Days is an interactive outdoor learning experience for youth in grades K-6 focused on developing critical thinking and problem solving skills. Through inquiry-based science, engineering and art lessons students gain 21st century skills while having fun with peers. Mirror Lake in Mondovi Location Google Form Registration June 6, June 13, June 20, July […]

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STEAM Discovery Days are Tuesdays in June & July at C-FC

STEAM Discovery Days is an interactive outdoor learning experience for youth in grades K-6 focused on developing critical thinking and problem solving skills. Through inquiry-based science, engineering and art lessons students gain 21st century skills while having fun with peers. Cochrane-Fountain City School Location Google Form Registration June 5, June 12, June 19, July 10, […]

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Hilltop Climbers 4-H Cloverbuds Ready for the Fair

  The Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club met on Sunday, April 6,2018 at 4 pm at the Marten Center in Mondovi.  The meeting was called to order, pledges were said and reports were read and approved.  Old business included:  Thank you to the families who took took cans to the reclycling and another big thanks to […]

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#adulting

The Buffalo County Partnership Council 2018 Senior Day for graduating students is April 27, 2018. Featured speakers include Mike McGowan, Shane Urness, Deputy Mike Osmond, QPR presenters Monica Lobenstein and Lisa Listle, Winona State University students. #adulting

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Mondovi Police Department and UW-Extension talk safe social media with students

In response to recent digital photo sharing concerns in local schools, Mondovi Police Department Officer Adam Julson and University of Wisconsin – Extension Youth and Families Extension Educator, Annie Lisowski, partnered to provide resources to students and their families. On Monday, March 26  middle school and high school students at Cochrane-Fountain City School participated in […]

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Child Development Day at Alma

4-H Youth Development Educator, Annie Lisowski, helped preschool students to create their own egg greenhouses as part of the engagement at the Child Development Day at Alma School on March 28, 2018.

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2017-2018 Candy Bar Sales Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Candy Bar Sale this year.  The sale was a great success! Below are the results of the club sales based on the number of candy bar boxes divided by the number of active members the club has enrolled. This will help determine the order to select shifts […]

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4-H clubs team up for Mondovi’s backpack meals program

Lucky 16 4-H and Hilltop Climbers 4-H clubs joined forces in Mondovi on March 25 as part of the 2018 countywide 4-H service learning project. Youth and adult leaders worked together to assemble 215 crockpot meals that will be provided along with a crockpot to families enrolled in the Mondovi Backpack Meal program in the coming […]

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Show Pig Camp 2018

Show Pig Camp  2018   Sunday, April 29, 2018   1:00-3:30pm Goplin Farms N35953 County Road S Whitehall, WI 54773 Learn about feeding, training, showing and health care for your show pigs.  Attendance at this workshop will meet the Buffalo County 2nd Educational requirement. All ages welcome! Please RSVP by April 16, 2018 goplinv@whitehallsd.k12.wi.us or smgoplin@gmail.com More details available […]

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Exclusive Practices and Privilege Part of 4-H Leaders Discussion

Tough conversations are difficult sometimes, but almost always worth the time. The Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association took part of their March meeting to start digging into policies and practices that create barriers for current members and underserved young people. Youth and adults took a privilege survey and discussed concepts surrounding intersectionality, inclusiveness and being […]

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Literacy Efforts boosted at 4-H Afterschool from PTO gift

The 4-H Afterschool program at Cochrane-Fountain City has new books for students at every reading level now thanks to a generous gift of Scholastic books from the C-FC PTO. 4-H Afterschool requested the support in order to ensure the 40 elementary youth in their program could continue to read at their guided reading level over […]

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