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Kenosha County 4-H to host open house Sept. 27

People interested in Kenosha County 4-H will have an opportunity to learn all about the youth organization at an open house on Sept. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Kenosha County Center (Highways 45 and 50) in Bristol. 4-H empowers youth, ages 5-19, through hands-on learning. Project areas include: Rocketry, animal projects, woodworking, […]

Bristol Challenge 4-H projects among recipients of Youth As Resources funding

Two projects from the Bristol Challenge 4-H Club were among those selected for this year’s Youth As Resources funding United Way of Kenosha County recently announce funding towards 14 youth-led service projects in conjunction with Youth As Resources (YAR) and in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension. YAR funds youth-designed and youth-led community […]

Paris Happy Workers 4-H Club to host Community Chili Cook-Off April 30; still time to enter

The Paris Community Chili Cook Off will be held Saturday, April 30, from noon to 3 p.m. at Paris School. The event is hosted by the Paris Happy Workers 4-H Club. Come be a chili cook-off judge. Tasting is free. Just cast your vote for your favorite chili. It is free to compete in the […]

Katelyn Hannah selected 2021 Kenosha County Wisconsin 4-H Key Award recipient

From University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension: Katelyn Hannah of Salem has been selected as the Kenosha County Wisconsin 4-H Key Award recipient for this year. The prestigious Key Award, one of the highest recognitions a 4-H member can receive, honors a select group of 4-H participants annually. The youth receiving this award are ones […]

Carl and Shirley Daniels inducted into Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame

Carl and Shirley Daniels of Brighton are among 12 inductees for 2021 to the Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame. The announcement of this year’s laureates was made by Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development via news release on Friday. Shirley Daniels died in 2017. Following is their bio from the announcement: Carl and Shirley Daniels impacted the […]

Slades Corners Lucky Clovers 4-H Club holding virtual auction for charities

Slades Corners Lucky Clovers 4-H Club normally holds an auction for charity during the club’s December meeting. This year, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the club cannot meet in person, but members still wanted to continue this club tradition. In 2020, the club will be holding an online auction through Facebook (click here to view). The […]

4-H Club may add community garden to Paris Town Hall site

The Paris Happy Workers 4-H Club received Paris Town Board approval to pursue plans for a a community garden somewhere on the grounds of the town hall-fire station complex. The Town Board discussed the matter and gave their OK to the general concept at Tuesday night’s monthly meeting. “I’m comfortable with the idea,” said town […]

Bristol Strivers 4-H Club plants tree at Town Hall in honor of club founder Doris Magwitz

Members of the Bristol Strivers 4-H Club on Saturday planted a tree in honor of founder Doris Magwitz at the old Town Hall site in Firemen’s Park in Bristol. Magwitz organized the Bristol Strivers 4-H Club in 1956. She died in September 2018. Club members dug the hole for the autumn blaze maple, helped get […]

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: Share136Tweet136 Shares

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. Share4Tweet4 Shares

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: ShareTweet0 Shares

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. Share2Tweet2 Shares

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 […]

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