Farmers in Crisis

Pepin County Human Services, Health Department and WRDN (Brian Winnekins) have joined together to provide training for individuals that are in contact/have relationships with farmers.  As you may be aware, farmers have experienced financial crisis in the past several years and many rural farmers have even had to sell their generational farms.   This financial crisis […]

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Pepin County 4-H Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week October 6-12

The anticipation is building for National 4-H Week, during which millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will be celebrating everything 4-H.  4-H, the nation’s largest youth development and empowerment organization, cultivates confident kids who tackle the issues that matter most in their communities right now. Pepin County 4-H will observe National […]

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Teen Court panelists conduct three hearings for peer offenders

Nine Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court panelists met to hear three separate cases in court on Wednesday, August 14. The panelists are trained as peer judges who apply restorative justice practices with their peers who have made a mistake. The consequences, or sanctions, the panelists provide to the first-time offenders aim to help them […]

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Fair Reminders and Judging Schedule

Buffalo-Pepin County Fair Set-up & Clean-up Days It is Fair time once again! We are asking all 4-H members, parents and leaders to assist with Fair set-up and clean-up days. Lunch will be provided courtesy of the Buffalo County Fair Association at noon for those who help. When you arrive check in at the Fair […]

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Pepin Area Youth Complete Child Care Clinic

Pepin area youth have recently earned their completion cards from the Child Care Clinic and are eager to put their newly-learned skills to practice.  These clinics were coordinated and taught by Marie Ritscher, Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent and Katie Walsh RN Pepin/ Durand School Nurse, guest speakers/teachers include: Christy Rundquist, Pepin Area EMT and […]

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2019 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

“Game Time” was the theme of the 2019 Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota from June 11-14, 2019. Over 100 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s camp with 18 youth leaders contributing their leadership skills and time to serve as camp counselors. Over the […]

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Livestock Clinic

On Monday, June 17 at 3:00 pm at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Mondovi there will be a livestock clinic for interested youth. Veterinarian, Dr. Nicole Costello from Mondovi Veterinary Service will be a guest presenter at the event. The event is expected to run for approximately one hour. Attending this event will count as […]

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Fair Blooper Entry

Do you have a 4-H exhibit that just didn’t work out as planned? Bring it to the Fair and enter it in the
4-H Bloopers Judging.

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