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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Wisconsin celebrates Money Smart Week April 22-29

When you stop and think about it, most of us have at least one financial goal. For some, it may be saving for a house or college. Others may be focused on paying down debt and boosting their credit score. And some people may want to learn more about sticking to a budget. There’s no […]

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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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Farming Your Finances: a workshop for Wisconsin women in agriculture

Wausau, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW Center for Dairy Profitability are hosting a two-day workshop series on March 29-30, 2017 for farm women interested in improving their farm financial management skills, part of the fabric of farm life and the farm business. This series includes in-class exercises to develop farm financial management skills. […]

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