Panelists become trauma informed at State Teen Court Conference

Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court panelists Trista Lay, MaKayla Saul and Rachel Seifert participated in the Wisconsin Teen Court Association Conference on Friday, November 3 at Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Together with their Coordinators, Marie Ritscher and Annie Lisowski, the panelists learned about Adverse Childhood Experiences and how to approach […]

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Buffalo/Pepin Teen Court 2017 Annual Report

Teen Court works to create a change in youth behavior, provides an opportunity for youth to restore her/his image in the community while repairing his/her relationship between themselves and the victim, facilitates the strengthening of family resiliency, and offers ways youth can gain academic and 21st century life skills for future success. Through the restorative […]

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UW-Extension: Check your FREE credit report to build financial security

Month after month, incorrect information on credit reports is among the top consumer complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau https://www.consumerfinance.gov/  Complaints frequently revolve around the age of the debt listed on a credit report, or debt that doesn’t belong to the individual. Other issues include delays in updating and correcting inaccurate records. Because credit […]

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Turn up the heat with pressure to properly can meats

Fall is a time when many families find themselves with beef, venison, turkey or chicken that they wish to preserve. Canned meats add to making simple and delicious meals. “Foods that are naturally low in acid, such as meat and vegetables, must be pressure-canned to ensure safety,” says Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the […]

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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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