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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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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Coloring Contest – Open to the Public

In celebrating the Pepin County Fair, the Pepin County 4-H Teen Leaders are sponsoring a coloring contest.  The contest will be judged at the Fair on Sunday, July 24th .  Come show off your artistic skills and possibly be awarded a prize. Age Categories: 0-4 year olds; 5-8 year olds; 9-11 year olds; 12 years […]

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Splash Dash 1K and 5K Run/Walk

Pepin County 4-H  Splash Dash 1K and 5K Run/Walk  When: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016; Race begins at 3 PM Where: Race will start at the Arkansaw Elementary School Registration must be received by Friday, July 8th in order to guarantee a T-shirt and squirt gun. Come and join the fun at the wettest race in […]

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