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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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4-H Camp Kinnissippewa-Mysteries of Nature Theme

Nature, mysteries, and lots of forensic science fun marked the “Mysteries of Nature” theme of the 2015 Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota from June 10-12, 2015. Over 100 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s camp with 35 youth leaders contributing their leadership skills […]

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Pepin County 4-H Splash Dash

Come and join the fun at the wettest race in Pepin County! The event celebrates 100 years of 4-H leadership; proceeds will benefit the Pepin County Area Fire Departments. Splash Dash is a 5K Race and a gauntlet of water gun happy volunteers all rolled into one. Runners and walkers are urged to wear funny […]

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Pepin County Fair Entry Deadline is June 15, 2015

Proud of a special project you completed this year? Why not try to win a ribbon or earn a premium for your hard work??? There are numerous categories in which you can share your projects.  Project examples include photography, plant and soil science, houseplants and flowers, antiques, sewing, arts, food, woodworking and many more.  Try […]

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Credit score or credit report: Which is more important to know?

UW-Extension campaign highlights simple way to check your free credit reports The University of Wisconsin-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10” wants you to know that it is much more important to check your credit report regularly than to know your credit score. About one-in-five adults may have errors in their credit […]

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