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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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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New Panelists Trained for Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court

On April 5, 2017 the Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court held a panelist training at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma. Panelists serve as peer ‘judges’ who hold juvenile first-time offenders accountable for their actions by issuing fair and innovative sanctions. The following individuals attended the training and were welcomed as new panelists: Alex McMahon (Durand), […]

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