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Coloring Contest For All Ages

In celebrating the Pepin County Fair, the Pepin County 4-H Teen Leaders are sponsoring a coloring contest.  The contest will be judged at the Fair on Sunday, July 26th .  Come show off your artistic skills and possibly be awarded a prize.   Age Categories: 0-4 year olds; 5-8 year olds; 9-11 year olds; 12 […]

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When and How to Teach Kids about Money

 Taking small steps can help children become financially smarter adults Young children often have trouble understanding why they can’t have every toy or piece of candy they see at the store. But by around age 10, kids begin to comprehend that money is a limited resource. “The ages of 10 to 12 are an opportune […]

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4-H Record Book Workshop

Record Book Workshop – July 29, 2015 in the UW-Extension Office at 6:00 pm   Please register with Marie Ritscher if you plan on attending. Phone : 715-672-5214 Email: marie.ritscher@ces.uwex.edu   Come get assistance, share ideas, and work to develop your record books at the workshop! All 4-H ages and levels welcome.

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Pepin County Fair Entry Tags and Exhibit Drop Off

The Pepin County Fair Entry Tags will be available on Wednesday, July 15.  Tags can be picked up at the UW-Extension Pepin County Office (740 7th Ave E, Durand, WI), Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, through Thursday, July 23 at noon.  From Thursday, July 23 from 4 pm – 7 pm and […]

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Pepin County Fair Pet Parade

Free and open to the community, the Pepin County Fair Pet Parade is for all ages!  The parade will be held Saturday, July 25 at 12:30 p.m. (time may vary slightly) during the Pepin County Fair in Arkansaw, WI.  The parade will be held in the dairy show ring by the fair barn of the […]

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Area Youth Attend 4-H Youth Conference at UW-Madison

Lacy Quinton, Erin Seifert and Rachel Seifert from Pepin County 4-H were one of hundreds of 4‑H youth who attended the 95th annual 4-H & Youth Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus June 22-25.  These 4-H members joined about 500 other young people representing UW-Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program in celebrating the 94th anniversary […]

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4-H FIVE Trip

Finding Interesting Varieties in Everyone TRIP   This trip is a cultural experience!  This year, Alex McMahon from Pepin County and five other 7th & 8th grade 4-H members from Pierce and Buffalo counties Mitchell Nelson, Marissa Pax, Austin Pabst, Cedric Kosnopfal, and Bo Crownhart spent the day learning about a different culture.  They explored […]

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Pepin County Fair Wine Making Open Class Deadline Extended

The entry deadline for the wine class has been extended to Friday, June 24, 4:30 pm, a half hour prior to judging.  Being the first year, the Pepin County Fair wine class will start small, offering four lot of wine and one lot for label contest. The entry categories include dry or sweet of wine […]

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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 taught by: Marie Ritscher, UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent; Katie Walsh-Kallstrom, Pepin County Health Department RN; Christy Rundquist, Pepin Area EMT; and Jesse VanAlstine, Pepin Chief of Police. […]

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4-H Teen Leaders bring the Ag Innovators Experience to Pepin County

Population trends project the world population will grow by two billion in the next 40 years, requiring a 70 percent increase in food production to feed the world. To meet this demand, the future generation of farmers, scientists and other professionals will need to be Ag innovators. That’s where the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience comes […]

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