Why are we Still Racist? What Science Says About America’s Race Problem

The Washington Post shares social science research into our perpetual problem with issues around inequality, racism and “us” vs “them” positions, and how we learn to become racist or not. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/08/14/why-are-people-still-racist-what-science-says-about-americas-race-problem/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_science-racism-455pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.a2d2201a0f85

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NTEC makes Buffalo County Fair Judging a Success

This may not look like much. It certainly could go unnoticed by many exhibitors and Fairgoers at the Buffalo County Fair. But, this right here contributed to much of the success of entry day at the Buffalo County Fair Thursday, August 3. This is a wireless access point for Wi-Fi that Ntec (https://www.facebook.com/Ntec.net/) Nelson Communications […]

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Mondovi and Gilmanton area youth trained to care for children

Mondovi and Gilmanton youth have recently completed the UW-Extension Child Care Clinic trainings and are eager to put their skill to use! During the Child Care Clinic trainings, Mondovi and Gilmanton students learned about many areas of personal, home and community safety while caring for themselves and other children.  They also learned about responsibility, positive […]

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Data Tells More about Rural Buffalo County

In a report released today (5/18/2017) via the multimedia news platform, WisContext.org, APL researchers Malia Jones and Mitchell Ewald explore the multidimensional and complex ways in which “rural” is defined and measured. Jones and Ewald try to pinpoint exactly where the urban-rural divide lies in Wisconsin. A series of detailed maps highlights 5 official definitions of rurality […]

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Reality Check Financial Education Experience 2017

In 2017, University of Wisconsin – Extension’s Reality Check Financial Education Experience welcomed Independence School District along with Alma, Cochrane-Fountain City, Mondovi, Durand, Pepin, Elmwood, Plum City and River Valley. The learning event included nearly 350 students and over 120 adult volunteers from local communities. Students develop an appreciation for what their parents do to […]

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2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum

The National 4-H Volunteer e-forum is discussion and training for staff, volunteers and leaders interested in developing their skills in working with young people through 4-H youth development.

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Raise Your Hand Wisconsin 4-H

Calling all 4-H alums! You can do a world of good for Wisconsin 4-H’ers in just a few clicks. Show your 4-H pride by filling out the form at http://4-h.org/raise-your-hand/. By doing this, you “raise your hand” as someone who’s experienced the benefits of 4-H. The more hands raised, the better the chance Wisconsin 4-H […]

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Home Alone Online Program for Parents and Children

Home Alone: Preparing Children 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 […]

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Reality Check Financial Education Event Photo Gallery

The Reality Check Financial Education Experience engaged nearly 300 students from Pepin, Durand, Elmwood, Plum City, Mondovi, Cochrane-Fountain City, and Gilmanton High Schools. The event is sponsored by UW-Extension Buffalo and Pepin Counties and was hosted by Durand High School on March 31, 2016. Over 100 volunteers also contribute to the event in multiple roles. […]

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