Mount Olympus at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

“Mount Olympus” was the Greek mythology theme of the 2017 Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St.Croix, Minnesota from June 14-16, 2017.  Over 120 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s camp with 25 teen leaders contributing their leadership skills and time to serve as camp counselors. Over the […]

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Pepin County Fair Entry Deadline – June 15, 2017

Don’t miss this opportunity to show off a special project that you completed this year. The deadline to enter the Pepin County Fair is June 15th. 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 […]

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Jordin McMahon Receives Scholarship For 4-H Involvement

By Laura Berndt, The Courier-Wedge.  This year’s recipient of a $500 scholarship, funded by the Pepin County 4-H Leaders organization, is Jordin McMahon.   McMahon is the daughter of Josh and Becky McMahon and is from Arkansaw.  She is a senior student at Durand High School, and will graduate this May. McMahon has been an active […]

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4-H Teen Leaders Trained to be 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Counselors

The Pepin County 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Counselors are Jordin McMahon, Brianna Hass, Lauren Hendel and Stephanie Brantner.  Jordan and Brianna are returning counselors, Lauren and Stephanie are new to this leadership responsibility.   4-H Counselor training and planning day took place on April 23 at the Pepin School with other counselors from Buffalo, Pierce and Trempealeau […]

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Pepin County Fair Junior and Open Class

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 for young and old alike in which you can share your projects.  Project examples include photography, plant and soil science, houseplants and flowers, antiques, sewing, arts, food, […]

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Ritscher, Lisowski Recognized with Teen Court Program Award

Marie Ritscher, Pepin County 4-H Youth Development Agent, and Annie Lisowski, Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development Educator, both Co-Coordinators of the  Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court, received the Excellence in Teen Programming Team Award from the Wisconsin Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (WAE4-HYDP) at their annual conference on Tuesday, April 25th in Eau […]

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Pepin County 4-H Teen Leaders send 3rd Shipment to Platoon in Iraq

In support of our military, the Pepin County 4-H Teen Leaders have been sponsoring an “Adopt A Platoon” drive. The platoon we have adopted consists of 30 paratroopers from the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, currently deployed in Iraq. We have a special interest in this specific platoon because one of the […]

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