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2nd Annual Pepin County Garden Contest

The Courier Wedge and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension announce the Pepin County Garden Contest! The contest is open to all residents of Pepin County. Enter in one of two divisions based on age: youth, 18 years and younger OR adult, 19 and older, and in one or both of two categories: 1. […]

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Fair Bloopers

Do you have a 4-H exhibit that just didn’t work out as planned? Enter it in the Bloopers category. We want to see all the 4-H entries that didn’t quite work out!

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4-H Camp Kinnissippewa was Groovin’!

The theme of 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa for Buffalo and Pepin County 4-H members was ‘get groovy!” The 4-H younger members in grades K-2 engaged in environmental education and teamwork activities at the 4-H Cloverbud Camp on the morning of July 21 at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds. 4-H Cloverbuds developed their own drama skits, tie dyed […]

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Herdsmanship Schedule for Buffalo County Fair

Herdsmanship Schedule for Buffalo County Fair Herdsmanship Judging will take place once again during the Buffalo County Fair.  Herdsmanship judging ensures animals are still being well taken care of by their exhibitors during the fair.  Each Chapter/Club will get to walk around and rate the other Chapters/clubs on their upkeep and presentation of barn decorations […]

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Advanced Child Tax Credit Fact Sheet

As of July 15, millions of families across the country began receiving monthly payments of the Advance Child Tax Credit. These payments will continue through December. Many people have questions about this temporary expansion of the Child Tax Credit. The attached fact sheet provides some of those answers and we hope it will serve as a resource as you receive queries from community members.

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2021 Buffalo County Horse Show is a Success

Buffalo and Pepin County 4-H and FFA youth had the perfect day for the 2021 Buffalo County Fair Horse and Gymkhana Show. Nine exhibitors from throughout Buffalo and Pepin Counties participated in the annual event at the Midnight Riders Arena in Mondovi on Saturday, July 17. The judge for the Horse Show was Pat Stevenson […]

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Fair Reminders

  Ready or not…Fair time is here! With “Blue Jeans and Country Dreams“, the 2021 Fair will be here before you know it. The 2021 Fair has a few new procedures, judging times and miscellaneous items.  Please take a moment to check out the “Reminders” below to make certain you don’t miss out on anything. After […]

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Cloverbud and Exploring Fair Judging Schedule

Cloverbud and Exploring Judging will take place on Thursday, July 29, in the Red Activity Building at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds. Face coverings are required to be worn for youth and adults in the Red Activity Building during the Cloverbud and Exploring judging. Youth will bring their projects and entry tags to the building at […]

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NEW THIS YEAR – Wednesday Early Fair Check-in

Swine and non-animal exhibits, not including foods and nutrition and flowers and houseplants, will be allowed for check-in at the Buffalo County Fair on Wednesday, July 28. Non-animal projects, excluding foods and nutrition and flowers and houseplants projects, will be allowed for check-in from 4:00pm-8:00pm in their respective buildings. Swine can be weighed and checked-in […]

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Fair Set-Up and Clean Up Dates

Fair Set-up & Clean-up   As we prepare for the 2021 Fair, we are asking 4-H members, parents and leaders to assist with Fair set-up and clean-up days.  Be prepared to roll up your sleeves, put on your gloves and grab a bucket because a lot of dust has collected since the last Fair.   With […]

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