2017 Outstanding 4-H Member is Abigail George

Abby George of Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club receive the 2017 Outstanding 4-H Member Award at the Buffalo County Fair on August 6, 2017. The recognition comes with a $100 cash scholarship sponsored by the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association. Abby George had to complete a short application with essay and receive a recommendation from her […]

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2017 Buffalo County Fair Photo Gallery

Just a few of the photos from the Buffalo County Fair in Mondovi, Wisconsin from August 3-6, 2017.  Have another awesome photo of young people learning and enjoying their Fair experience? Share it with Annie Lisowski at annie.lisowski@ces.uwex.edu and you might just see it featured here and in our upcoming promotional materials!

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Alma Public Library Sidewalk Science

After thinking like a scientist and creating fizzing rainbows during our last Sidewalk Science activity, we used our creative imaginations and gave birth to our very own pet rocks in Alma this week! After reading about a young girl with the urge to build and create, the youth were able to think about what it […]

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Ag Olympics @ Buffalo County Fair

We had a ton of fun at Ag Olympics at the Buffalo County Fair today! We had 12 teams compete in several activities including Slurpin’ for Worms, Bucket of Water Pass, and Marble Feet Pick Up! All the teams did a great job! We placed the top 3 teams after being scored in each event! […]

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4-H Cloverbud Judging at the Buffalo County Fair

Cloverbud judging is an opportunity for Buffalo County 4-H members in grades K-2 to showcase their exhibits by speaking with a qualified judge! What an amazing group of younger members we have in Buffalo County 4-H! Look at all their projects and come to the Buffalo County Fair Friday, Saturday and Sunday to see them […]

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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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A Thank You from Buffalo County 4-H!

Thank you Kirk Kleinschmidt of Bear Creek 4-H for helping us get the materials we needed for the food stand just in the nick of time!  Thank you Benedict Refrigeration for your generous discount on our new commercial mini fridge! Thank you Doug George for fixing our faucet in the food stand! Thank you Hilltop […]

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STEAM Discovery Days

During our weeks of STEAM Discovery Days, we had a ton of fun! We explored Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics each week. Each youth was able to make their own balloon greenhouses, turn play-dough into topography maps, learn about drones, create quicksand and test objects to see if they sunk or floated, build a structure to […]

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Gymkhana = Fun Horse Games

After the Buffalo County Fair & 4-H Horse Show, some exhibitors participated in a Gymkhana Show just for fun. Gymkhana are events that are horse games focusing on the speed of the animal utilizing barrels, flags and more. Exhibitors enjoyed the opportunity to try their hand in the events in a supportive environment after the […]

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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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Cool end to summer for MCYC youth thanks to local business

The end of the summer will be a cool one for Mondovi Community Youth Center students and staff thanks to a generous contribution from the Bartingale Mechanical, Inc. and Goodin Company. Five employees from Bartingale Mechanical in Eau Claire, WI donated their expertise and time to install an air conditioning unit in the basement of […]

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Discovery in Duluth for 4-H youth

4-H youth leaders from Buffalo and Pierce counties engaged in discovery in Duluth, Wisconsin July 10-12, 2017. The educational travel experience encouraged youth to be independent, test their resilience and discover new places and foods. A foundation of the middle school travel experience is learning about the culture of Duluth, both past and present. Youth […]

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2017 Fiesta of Fashion Clothing Revue

The 2017 Buffalo County Fair Clothing Revue, Fiesta of Fashion, was held on June 19, at the Roger Marten Community Center in Mondovi. The 4-H Clothing Project is an opportunity for youth to create and sew their own clothing as well as have their garments evaluated by a qualified judge. At the Clothing Revue, the […]

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Mount Olympus at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

“Mount Olympus” was the Greek mythology theme of the 2017 Buffalo, Pepin, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota from June 14-16, 2017.  Over 120 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s camp with 25 youth leaders contributing their leadership skills and time to serve as camp counselors. […]

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Free & Fun Summer Programs at Merrick State Park

Merrick State Park 2017 Summer Programs   Saturday, April 29th – Work/Play Earth Day Event Time:  9 AM Location:  Main Office Building Come volunteer at our work day and help us prepare the park for another season.  Activities include:  painting/repairing picnic tables, splitting and stacking firewood, and pulling garlic mustard.  Meet at the Main Park […]

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