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Kenosha County 4-H open house is Sept. 25

The 13th annual Kenosha County 4-H open house will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 25 at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., (Highways 45 and 50) in Bristol. 4-H is open to children in kindergarten through 12th grade. At the open house you can check out the different activities and […]

First Shirley Daniels Sewing Memorial awarded at 2018 Kenosha County Fair

The Kenosha County 4-H Sewing Project awarded its new Shirley Daniels Sewing Memorial Award at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair. Mirari Mueller, of the E.A.R.T.H Adventurers 4-H Club, was the first awardee. The award is named for Shirley Daniels, a longtime leader in local 4-H. Daniels was a general leader of the Brighton Explorers 4-H […]

Community turns out for Herda Farm fire benefit

Western Kenosha County an estimated 700-plus people turned out Friday evening to support a local farm family that suffered major loses to their property in a May 1 fire. The Herda Farm in Wheatland lost its cow barn and suffered other damage to structures in the fires. No people were hurt and all the farm’s […]

Spaghetti dinner at Central HS on June 8 to benefit farm damaged by fire

Kenosha County 4-H is hosting a spaghetti dinner to benefit the Herda family, whose farm was damaged by fire on May 1. One barn was completely destroyed and another barn damaged in the fire. None of the livestock or family was injured. The spaghetti dinner will take place from 4 to 8:30 p.m., June 8, […]

Kenosha County 4-H Clubs stuff the bus for The Sharing Center

Several Kenosha County 4H clubs were represented on Nov. 4 to Stuff the Bus for the Sharing Center. 4H youth asked Pleasant Prairie Target shoppers on their way in to the store, to consider making a purchase to donate on their way out of the store.  Signs had been placed inside the store earlier in the […]

Kenosha County 4H clubs to stuff a bus for The Sharing Center on Nov. 4

Kenosha County 4-H clubs will be making a group effort to Stuff A Bus full of needed items for the Sharing Center on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Jolly Green Giant III will be parked at Target in Pleasant Prairie from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 4-H members will be accepting new items of coats, boots, gloves, snow […]

2017 Kenosha County 4-H Awards Night is Oct. 24

The 2017 Kenosha County 4-H Awards Night will take place Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., at the Kenosha County Center 19600 75th St., Bristol (corners of Highways 50 and 45). The event will honor for 2017 Kenosha County 4-H graduates, Cloverbud graduates, scholarship recipients, trips and award recipients, leader awards, retiring 4-H Council members, Key […]

Paris Happy Workers 4-H Club plant trees, flowers at Paris School

The Paris Happy Workers 4-H Club worked with local landscapers and nurseries from the Wisconsin Nursery Landscape Association to plant two trees and flowers at Paris Consolidated School on May 8. While the kids helped dig the holes and get dirty they also learned the proper way to plant trees and what needs to go in a […]

2017 Kenosha County 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby cancelled due to poor ice conditions

The annual Kenosha County 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby has been cancelled due to poor ice conditions. The derby was to take place Saturday. Here is the full announcement from the county Department of Public Works and Development Services: Due to unseasonably high temperatures and limited ice accumulations, the Kenosha County Parks is canceling its annual 4-H Youth […]

2016 Kenosha County Fair Merit Award winners

Here is a list of the 2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair Merit Award Winners: Share136 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 136

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. Share4 Tweet […]

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: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

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. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

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. Share3 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 3

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. Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 12

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 […]

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