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2016 Kenosha County Fair Merit Award winners

Here is a list of the 2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair Merit Award Winners:

Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H club donate blankets to the Twin Lakes Rescue

The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H club donated blankets to the Twin Lakes Rescue Squad on July 7. The blankets will be used during calls that have children involved. The blankets are all fun colors and have different designs on them. The blankets will be used to help comfort kids and make them feel safe while […]

4-H Clubs and HCE make quiltlets for Nicaragua

Members of Slades Corners Lucky Clovers and Salem Pioneers 4-H Clubs recently joined members of Kenosha County Association for Home and Community Education at Bristol Village Hall to work on a community service project.  Over 200 yards of lightweight fabric in coordinated, bright colors were donated and purchased with donated funds for the purpose of […]

Wheatland 4-H Club hosting blood Drive May 14

The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club is hosting a BloodCenter of Wisconsin blood drive on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The drive will take place at Wheatland Town Hall, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Appointments are encouraged. Refreshments will be provided. You can sign-up for an appointment here or call Mary Daniels at 262-492-9751.

Tack Sale on Jan. 31 to benefit Kenosha County 4-H Horse Project

Kenosha County 4-H Horse Project Tack Sale will take place Jan 31, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wilmot Union High School, 11112 308th Ave., Wilmot. There will be new and used tack, veterinarian speakers, huge raffle and outstanding food. Admission is $1 per person. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale benefit youth education for the Kenosha […]

2016 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby canceled

The 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby that was scheduled for Jan. 16 has been done in by the unseasonably warm temperatures this winter. The event has been canceled, the Kenosha County Parks department has announced. From the official announcement: Due to unseasonably high temperatures and limited ice accumulations, the Kenosha County Parks is canceling its annual […]

4-H Open House is Sept. 29

Kenosha County UW-Extension invites all youth and adults interested in learning more about 4-H to attend the 10th Annual 4-H Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Kenosha County Center, located at 19500 75th St. in Bristol. 4-H is a community of young people who are learning leadership, citizenship, […]

State vet issues orders for poultry in fairs this year

Avian influenza will have an effect on county fair this year in Wisconsin. The state veterinarian has issued two orders restricting participation in poultry events, exhibitions and fairs in Wisconsin. From a media release from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: The first is a ban on poultry moving to, or participation […]

Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club plant tree in honor of Arlene Roanhaus

The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club planted a tree Saturday in memory of the club’s long time leader of 35 years, Arlene Roanhaus. Arlene passed away in January 2014. The club purchased the tree and donated it to the town of Wheatland. The tree was planted near the New Munster Park sign, next to the Wheatland Fire Department. […]

Tree Planting Ceremony on May 9 in memory of Arlene Roanhaus

The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club will be planting a tree on  Saturday May 9 in honor of Arlene Roanhaus. Roanhaus was the club’s long time leader of 35 years. She died in January 2014. Roadhaus was a youth member of the club from 1938-1946 and became a leader from 1947-1974 and then again in 1995-2003.  She was honored […]

Wisconsin state vet continues ban on spring fair pig weigh-ins

Spring swine weigh-ins in preparation for county fairs are again going to be banned this year due to concerns over spreading a deadly, communicable virus among pigs, Dr. Paul McGraw, state veterinarian at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced this week. Here’s the full statement from DATCP:

Weather cancels 4-H volunteer training tonight

The 4-H volunteer orientation scheduled for tonight is cancelled due to the inclement weather, Bethany Sorce, 4-H Program Assistant announced. The next orientation will be Feb. 4 at the Kenosha County Center.

4-H Horse Project tack sale is Jan. 25

The Kenosha County 4-H Horse Project sponsored Annual Tack Sale will take place Sunday, Jan. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wilmot Union High School, 11112 308th Ave., in the commons area. The event offers shopping and much, much more. Admission is $2 per person at the door which is donated to SMILES Therapeutic Riding, Darien. Each paid entry gets you […]

Kenosha County Fair 4-H Pizza Stand jingle

For me, the best food at the fair is that sold by the various local organizations raising money for their good works — like Westosha Kiwanis Club, Lions Club, Knights of Columbus and Shoreland Lutheran. There are a lot of options for every taste just among these organizations’ varied offerings. If you’ve been looking for […]

Wheatland Willing Workers and Wheatland FD hosting blood drive May 17

The Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are hosting a blood drive on May 17 from 8 a.m. to noon. The drive will take place at a new location, Wheatland Town Hall, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Child Care will be provided by 4-H members while you donate. Please bring […]

Kenosha County 4H Fishing Project raffle and chili cook-off fundraiser is March 1

The Kenosha County 4H Fishing Project will host a raffle and chili cook-off fundraiser on Saturday, March 1, at The Conservation Club of Kenosha County Bristol Shooting Ranges, 21001 ­85th St. Bristol. $1.00 per raffle ticket. Winner need not be present. Top prizes in the raffle include: Lake Michigan Fishing Charter (FinQuest) iPad Mini Snow Blower Two Man Ice Shanty $200 Gander Mountain Gift Card Keurig Coffee Maker Flat Screen TV Pizza Oven 2 Gallon Air Compressor  18 Volt Cordless Drill Many More Great Prizes Too Numerous to List Drawing to be held after Chili Cook Off, which starts at 3 p.m. […]

4-H Tack Sale is Sunday

The Kenosha County 4-H Horse Project Annual Tack Sale will be Sunday,  Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wilmot Union High School. There will be new & used tack, veterinarian speakers, 50-plus silent auction items, door prizes and great food. More info is available here.

Corbin Bevry shoots perfect 300 in the 4H archery shoot

Corbin Bevry of the Paris Happy Workers shot a perfect 300 in the 4H archery shoot on Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Kenosha County Fairgrounds. Corbin is the 1st 4H member that has ever gotten a perfect score in the archery project.

UW-Extension Youth and Family Educator announces his departure

John de Montmollin, Associate Professor & Youth and Family Educator Kenosha County UW-Extension, is leaving his local post for a UW-Extension job in Green Lake County. The announcement was made July 1 in a letter addressed to “program participants, parents and partners.” In his local role,  de Montmollin oversaw the county 4-H program. His last day […]

Kenosha County 4-H tack sale is Saturday

Kenosha County 4-H tack sale is Saturday March 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Bristol School,  20121 83rd St., Bristol ( 1 mile south of Hwy 50 and 1 block west of Hwy 45). Admission is $2 or 2 non-perishable food item to be donated to the Sharing Center in Trevor. Sorry no one will […]

4-H Horse Project Tack Sale is March 23

The Kenosha County 4-H Horse Project Tack Sale will take place March 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bristol School, 20121 83rd st., Bristol (1 mile south of Highway 50 and 1 block west of Highway 45). Selling new and used horse tack/equipment and horse related items as well as having a Silent […]

4-H Council and Providence Catholic School chosen by local farm for grants

The Kenosha County 4-H Council and Providence Catholic School each received a $2,500 grant this week from a Brighton dairy farm through an agricultural product company’s program. Mighty Grand Dairy of Brighton was awarded the grant by Growmark/CONSERV FS to be distributed to two worthy organizations of their choice. Dave  Daniels of Mighty Grand Dairy said the […]

Randall approves keeping project animals at homes

The Randall Town Board has approved a change in a town ordinance that will allow 4-H participants to keep project animals at home. The board has been working on a way to accommodate a request from an Arrowhead North Subdivision family to be able to keep two lambs on their property as part of a child’s 4-H project. The board has been willing to do so […]

Kenosha County Fishing project to host raffle, chili cook-off fundraiser Saturday

The Kenosha County 4-H Fishing Project will hold a fundraiser raffle and chili cook-off among area fire departments on March 2 at the Conservation Club of Kenosha County Bristol Shooting Ranges, 21001 85th St. Bristol. Come support your favorite Fire Department and the activities of the fishing project. Top Raffle Prizes include: Charter fishing trip on Lake Michigan. FinnQuest;  iPad […]

4-H Pinewood Derby coverage

Kenosha County 4-H held its Fourth Annual Pinewood Derby Monday night at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol. 4-H Club members from throughout the county got a chance to finally see the homemade vehicles they have been working on in action. Participants competed against each in several age based classes. There also was an adult class for the big kids. In each class, […]

Randall youth project animals at home ordinance advances, but not final

Amending a Randall town ordinance to allow 4-H participants to keep project animals at home took another step forward this week. But the matter was not voted on because the board made an change to the amendment drafted by the town attorney. Julie Bonogofsky appeared before the Town Board last month to ask the board to grant permission for her daughter […]

Randall Town Board considering amending ordinance to allow for sheep project

The Randall Town Board is considering amending a town ordinance so one young resident can have a better 4-H project experience. Julie Bonogofsky appeared before the Town Board Thursday night to ask the board to grant permission for her daughter to be able to keep two lambs on the family’s one acre property in the Arrowhead North Subdivison. The daughter is […]

4-H Fishing Derby cancelled

The last couple of years have been tough for ice fishing and ice fishing derbies in Western Kenosha County. 2013 is shaping up to be more of the same. With temps in the 40s the last few days and reaching 50 today (at Kenosha Regional Airport) the organizers of the  4-H Fishing Derby scheduled for Saturday, […]

4-H Pinewood Derby coverage

Kenosha County 4-H held its annual pinewood derby Tuesday night. 4-Hers from throughout the county participated by crafting a car from a kit and then matching it against others in their age group. The fastest cars — and the slowest too — won trophies. The hearing room at the Kenosha County Center was packed with participants and fans. This […]

4-H -Ambassadors to host game night

Kenosha County 4-H Game Night  will be held at Brighton Elementary School, 1200 248th Ave., on Jan. 13. Times by age group will be: 1st – 4th grade will be from 5pm  to 6:30pm. 5th – 8th grade will be from 6:45pm – 8:15pm. The Game Night is open to anyone listed in the grades above, so […]

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