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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Reality Check Financial Education Experience 2017

     In 2017, University of Wisconsin – Extension’s Reality Check Financial Education Experience welcomed Independence School District along with Alma, Cochrane-Fountain City, Mondovi, Durand, Pepin, Elmwood, Plum City and River Valley. The learning event included nearly 350 students, over 120 adult volunteers from local communities and 26 student Reality Check Ambassadors, who took a leadership role […]

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