Quotes from Buffalo County 4-H Record Books

This is a compilation of some of our 4-H members’ record book stories. These are excerpts that were interesting, powerful or unique. Not all members are recognized and these are portions of stories from Service-Learning, Youth Leadership and Cloverbud pages only. These young people deserve to be applauded for taking the time to reflect on […]

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Buffalo County Partnership Council Recognized as Member of Alliance for Youth

The Buffalo County Partnership Council convened on Monday, September 11, 2017 at their first meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year. At their September meeting Buffalo County Partnership Council members welcomed new members and reviewed upcoming grant opportunities from the Northwest Coalition and the Department of Public Instruction. The coalition was recognized by the state as […]

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Golden Hornets 4-H Celebrates Members

Golden Hornets 4-H Club celebrated their most achieving members at a ceremony on September 10, 2017. Brooke Putz, Vice President, awarded the certificates to recognize members for their work towards 4-H’s mission of citizenship, life skills and leadership. Bailey Pronschinske, now grade 4, received the Younger Member award for her contributions as a new 4-H […]

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Inaugural Meeting of Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association

The definition of inaugural is to “mark the beginning of an institution.” I’m proud to be a part of a county program and organization that is on the forefront of formalizing youth-adult partnerships! When the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders officially adopts the proposed bylaws this month, it will not be the first time youth and […]

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Apply for the Buffalo County Dairy Leadership Crowley Award

The James W. Crowley 4-H Dairy Leadership Award program recognizes youth who have excelled in their dairy project. The James W. Crowley Dairy Management and Extension Fund (“Crowley Fund”) is the sponsor of these awards. Dr. James Crowley was a longtime state dairy extension specialist at UW-Madison and strong supporter of dairy youth projects. An […]

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Buffalo youth featured in 4-H State Impact Report

2016 Wisconsin 4-H Foundational Topics Report (read the entire report here) In Buffalo County, teams of youth and adults received training to teach STEM content and skills – focusing on science, engineering, art and design, and teamwork – to younger students in both afterschool and summer programs. Of the 121 participants who completed an evaluation following […]

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New Panelists Trained for Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court

On April 5, 2017 the Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court held a panelist training at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma. Panelists serve as peer ‘judges’ who hold juvenile first-time offenders accountable for their actions by issuing fair and innovative sanctions. The following individuals attended the training and were welcomed as new panelists: Alex McMahon (Durand), […]

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