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July 25, 2012
More than 100 youth attend 4-H camp
One hundred and one youth from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp held at the University of Minnesota Morris, June 19-21. This was an increase...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
4-H'ers take to the turf
On July 28, 4-H invites the public to join them in cheering on the Alexandria Beetles' baseball team. Big Stone, Douglas, Grant, Lac qui Parle, Pope and Stevens counties 4-H'ers will be invited to the game. 4-H will provide games and prizes for children before the game begins and...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
4-H day camp a success
Campers discovered the world of animals at a 4-H day camp on June 27. As they learned about animals, day campers explored nature and had fun...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
4-H State Project Bowl results
Four teams from Douglas County 4-H participated in the Minnesota 4-H State Project Bowl event held in Foley on April 21. There are five Regional...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
'Troopers' take pride in community
Lake Mary Troopers 4-H Club participated in a community pride project at Nordic Meadow Apartments complex, for young adults with disabilities,...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Donation helps Douglas County 4-H make improvements
With an estimated 9 billion mouths to feed by 2050, the challenge of feeding the world will one day belong to America's youth.
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
4-H summer day camps scheduled
This year, four 4-H day camps are scheduled for kids who have completed grades K-4. * June 27: Animal Crackers - Alexandria City Park. Learn about different animals with scales, wings and everything in between. * July 18: Critters and Bugs - Lake Osagi Park, Osakis. Learn about...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
4-H members 'Share the Fun'
4-H members from Douglas County participated in the annual Share-the-Fun program at Osakis Public Schools Auditorium on Sunday, April 15. The Douglas County 4-H Share-the-Fun program is a talent and skit event involving all ages of youth ages kindergarten through one year post high...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
A trip down memory lane
Donald Hiebel of Bloomington recently took a trip down memory lane when he came across a silver platter he had tucked away for years. Hiebel,...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
4-H members compete in Regional Project Bowls
Can you name a breed of rabbit that has a compact body type? Do you know where Berkshire swine originated? What is colic? What is a ruminant...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Extension offers 4-H judges training
Positive youth development is the goal of 4-H, the youth organization of the University of Minnesota Extension. 4-H youth select projects, establish goals, and complete exhibits to achieve or highlight their goals. These exhibits are evaluated by trained, caring adults during county...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Local 4-H members compete in national poultry, egg conference
The 2011 National Poultry Bowl and Egg Conference was held November 16-17 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2011
4-H'ers earn honors in food review and demonstration project areas
Douglas County 4-H'ers in the Food Review and Demonstrations project areas had their projects judged on Friday, July 15. Food Review and Demonstrations...
August 10, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
4-H'ers go 'Sky High' at recent camp
Ninety youth from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp recently. This year's theme was "Sky High." Activities included rock climbing, underwater...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2011
How do 4-H and science relate to each other?
Science - the systematized knowledge derived from observation, study and experimentation carried on in order to determine the nature or principles...
June 15, 2011 - 12:00am