Why are we Still Racist? What Science Says About America’s Race Problem

The Washington Post shares social science research into our perpetual problem with issues around inequality, racism and “us” vs “them” positions, and how we learn to become racist or not. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/08/14/why-are-people-still-racist-what-science-says-about-americas-race-problem/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_science-racism-455pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.a2d2201a0f85

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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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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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4-H Fun Archery Shoot

4-H members from Pepin and Buffalo counties took aim as they participated in the 4-H Fun Archery Shoot on October 19 at the archery range at Silver Birch Park in Arkansaw, WI. The objective of this program was to teach shooting skills, safety and ethics for youth interested in archery.   It provides a safe, controlled […]

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Home Alone Online Program for Parents and Children

Home Alone: Preparing Children for Self Care This Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care program can assist your family in exploring whether or not a child  is ready for self-care.  If your child is ready, this program can help in developing your family’s home alone plan. Parents and children should complete this entire program together. Please view […]

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Farmers Urged to Check for Ergot

Durand, Wis. – Farmers with animals in pasture should check for their grass forages for the presence of ergot which can be toxic to cattle, sheep, swine and horses.  “The cool, wet spring provided conditions favorable to ergot development,” said Mike Travis, Pepin County Agriculture Agent.   Ergot is a fungal disease that affects wild and […]

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