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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 […]

Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club celebrates 75 years

Current and past members and their family and friends got together Sunday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of  the Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club. The club, founded in 1936, is the second oldest existing 4-H club in Kenosha County, said Tedi Winnett, director of Kenosha County UW-Extension. (Bristol Challenge is the oldest club). The celebration was held at New […]

Visit from state legislator added to Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club’s is 75th Anniversary event this Sunday

A new distinguished visitor has been added to the line-up for the Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club’s  is 75th Anniversary on Sunday, July 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. at New Munster Park, 34011 Geneva Road, New Munster (next to the Town of Wheatland Fire Station). State Rep. Tyler August will be joining the festivities […]

Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club to celebrate 75th anniversary

Wheatland Willing Workers 4-H Club is celebrating its 75th Anniversary on Sunday, July 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. at New Munster Park, 34011 Geneva Road, New Munster (next to the Town of  Wheatland Fire Station). The event will feature food, games, prizes and a silent auction and most importantly fun and fellowship. All Wheatland […]

Brighton Bombers 4-H Club visits veterans

Members of the Kenosha County 4-H “Brighton Bombers” Club hosted an “ice cream social” at the Union Grove Veterans Home at “Boland Hall”. ]The veterans having served in WWII and Korea were treated to the ice cream social compliments of the 4-H club. The 4-H’ers took the opportunity to earn community credit by visiting these […]

Third grade 4-Her collecting books for Frank School families

Kenna Beth, a third grader in the Brighton Bombers 4H Club, has set a goal to collect as many gently used books as she can to donate to the Frank Neighborhood Project. Kenna’s family does fun things with kids who go to Frank School in Kenosha and she feels many of them might like some […]

4-H Pinewood Derby coverage

Kenosha County 4-H held its second annual pinewood derby Monday evening in the hearing room of the Kenosha County Center, Bristol. John deMontmollin, UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development educator, said 186 kits for making cars were mailed out to 4-H Club members this year, an increase from last year. Club members had about six weeks to work on their […]

4-H Fishing Project to host Chili Cook Off and Raffle

The Kenosha County 4-H Fishing Project is hosting its first annual Chili Cook Off! & Raffle on Feb. 19. The cook-off will feature chefs from your favorite local volunteer fire departments. Chili Cook Off  Tasting will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Raffle sales end and drawing begins at 6 p.m. The event will be held at Conservation Club […]

Kenosha County 4-H open house is Tuesday

The Kenosha County University of Wisconsin-Extension will host the Annual 4-H Open House, Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center, northeast corner of Highways 45 and 50, Bristol. The county-wide event is open to all youth and adults interested in discovering more about 4-H in Kenosha County. The evening […]

Additional Merit Awards announced

A ceremony recognizing all Merit Award winners at the 2010 Kenosha County Fair  was held on Sunday at 6 p.m., outside the exhibit buildings. Click here to see the last batch of Merit Award winners. Other Merit Award results are available here, here and here. ShareTweet0 Shares

HCE and Kenosha County 4-H to sponsor Community Sewing Day

Community Sewing Days will be sponsored by the Kenosha County Association for Home & Community Education and Kenosha County 4-H in July. The Community Service project is open to sewers of all skill levels. Lap blankets, waker bags and adult bibs will be made and then distributed throughout the community. The sewing days will be July 12 […]

4-H sewing project makes items for Africa and Iraq service people

Kenosha County 4-H Sewing Project members attending a countywide sewing meeting Saturday made projects that helped their skills while also benefiting others. One group sewed pillow cases that will be sent to service people in Iraq. The other group made dresses that will be sent to Africa via Nancy’s Notions in Beaver Dam. Both groups met at the Pringle Nature […]

Kenosha County 4-H hosts first Pinewood Derby

Kenosha County 4-H hosted its first Pinewood Derby Monday night. Participants and spectators filled the hearing room at the County Center in Bristol. Participants were broken into several classes by school grade. There also was a division for adults. Over 140 cars went out, John de Montmollin, youth and family educator with the county UW-Extension, […]

Pinewood derby coverage coming

We were at Kenosha County 4-H’s first ever pinewood derby race Monday night at the Kenosha County Center. We will have some video and photos and maybe the results a little later today. Check back. Our coverage posted now. Click here. ShareTweet0 Shares

4-H Fishing Project to host raffle, spaghetti dinner

The Kenosha County 4-H Fishing Project will be hosting its annual raffle with the addition of a spaghetti dinner on Feb. 27 at the Conservation Club of Kenosha County, 21001 85th St., Bristol. The dinner will take place between 3 and 6 p.m. Tickets are $4 for adults, $3 for kids 5 to 12 and free for those under 5. The dinner […]

Legislators meet with Youth in Governance participants

State Rep. Samantha Kerkman shared the following info: State Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Randall) and state Sen. Bob Wirch (D-Pleasant Prairie) spoke to the Kenosha County Youth in Governance delegation on Feb. 3. The two elected officials discussed their respective roles in the Wisconsin Legislature, how the legislative process works and answered questions asked by participants […]

4-H seeking friends nominations

Kenosha County 4-H is seeking nominations for its alumni and Friend of 4-H awards. Can you think of someone (in or out of 4-H) who has made a significant contribution to the Kenosha County 4-H program? If so you can nominate them for the either award. The deadline for nominations has been extended until Monday, Oct. 12. […]

Fair merit awards announced

Kenosha County Fair 2009 Junior Fair Merit Award winners have been announced.  The awards are given for outstanding junior fair projects outside of beef, prok, sheep, swine, poultry and rabbits. Youth organization or 4-H club listed after the award winner’s name. The merit award winner for 2009 are: Somers Chargers, 4-H Club Club Scrapbook. Bristol […]

Kenosha County Fair small animal auction coveage

The Kenosha County fair small animal auction took place Sunday, the last day of the fair. Poultry and rabbits were auctioned to the highest bidder. Here’s some footage of the sites and sounds of the auction. ShareTweet0 Shares

Gymkana horse show coverage

The gymkana horse show took place Sunday morning at the Kenosha County Fair. “The what kind of horse show?” you might ask. Gymkana is a type of horse competition that consists of exercises run over various courses. The winner completes the course in the shortest amount of time. For example, I saw three different types […]

Pie auction coverage

The pie auction at the Kenosha County Fair raised $14,000 mostly with baked goods,  a couple of quilts, some other miscellaneous items and a lot of generous bidders. It took place Satruday evening in the auction barn. The betting can get competitive, but it’s all for a good cause — helping to maintain the buildings […]

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