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July 3, 2019
Douglas County youth recently attended a 4-H camp in Morris. First row (from left): Liberty Knudsen, Aleyna Taveirne, and Peyton Schlangen. Middle row: camp counselor Livy Johnson, Brock Manderschied, Evyn Botzet, Jacobo Ramos, Lauren Thoennes and Colby Schlosser. Back row: camp counselor Riley Bundermann, Aiden Cable, Ethan Schlangen, Jackson Dutcher, Thomas Dutcher, Kyle Tvrdik, and camp counselor Callie Taveirne. (Contributed)
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July 3, 2019 - 3:20pm
December 15, 2018
Steve Vrchota (left), is the coordinator of the robotics tournament. He was assisting Ashley Vogt and Brock Manderschied (right) of Douglas County 4-H. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
Putting STEM skills to work: Area students to compete in robotics tournament
December 15, 2018 - 5:49am
November 1, 2018
4-H'ers take dogs, horses to state
November 1, 2018 - 7:27am
September 5, 2018
Overall Fashion Review and Conference Judging Champion Clothes You Make, Kendra Massmann. (Contributed)
4-H holds county competition
September 5, 2018 - 7:42am
July 27, 2018
Community news
July 27, 2018 - 8:04am
February 26, 2018
Right after Whitney Olson won at the National Western Stock Show Open Percentage Simmental Show, she hugged her heifer, Demi. It was a bittersweet moment for the girl and her cow because it was the last time Olson would show Demi at a show. (Contributed)
A farm girl in Forada: Whitney Olson wins two national livestock championships without living on a farm
February 26, 2018 - 7:23am
January 6, 2018
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AgweekTV: A Voice for FFA
January 6, 2018 - 8:30am
November 20, 2017
In this screenshot of the live press conference in Washington, D.C., Carl Wittenburg of Alexandria (at the podium), announced the official names of the two presidential turkeys. To his left are the five 4-H members from Douglas County, who will be part of the presidential pardoning ceremony tomorrow along with Carl and his wife, Sharlene. The 4-Hers are Christina Kuismi, Katie Kent, Kodi Bundermann, Kayla Egenes and Kerryn Lund.
White House turkeys are ‘Drumstick’ and ‘Wishbone’
November 20, 2017 - 11:44am
November 17, 2017
The turkeys for the annual presidential pardon at the White House have been chosen and are pictured with four of the five 4-H members who helped make the final selection. The 4-H girls, left to right, Katie Kent, Kayla Egenes, Christina Kuismi and Kodi Bundermann (Kerryn Lund is not pictured), will be traveling to Washington, D.C., this Sunday to take part in the pardoning events next week. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Best of the birds chosen for D.C. trip
November 17, 2017 - 4:34pm
November 8, 2017
Young Minnesota judges display the ribbons they received in a national Arabian horse judging competition. From left: coach Josh Tjosaas, Taylor Clemenson from Stevens County, Madison Floden from Douglas County and Savannah Aanerud from Stevens County. (Contributed)
Osakis 4-H'er judges Arabians in Oklahoma
November 8, 2017 - 10:29am
November 3, 2017
As a treat for the turkeys on Carl and Sharlene Witteburg's hobby farm, they dine on a mixture of feed and grub worms. The turkeys love the grub worms, according to Carl and Sharlene, who are raising them on their hobby farm east of Alexandria. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press file photo)
A turkey trot to the White House
November 3, 2017 - 8:24am
October 19, 2017
Madison Floden takes Rhinestone through her paces on their farm east of Carlos. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Going far with 4-H horses
October 19, 2017 - 12:06pm
October 18, 2017
Douglas County 4-H Dog Show winners, obedience: Back row from left: Morgan Bitzan, Julie Corneliusen, Samantha Kakac and Benjamin Kakac. Front row from left: Rylee Bundermann, Analise Schroeder, Nathan Saulsbury, Allian Noe (Contributed)
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
October 18, 2017 - 3:10pm
October 7, 2017
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AgweekTV: Kids for Kids
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
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AgweekTV: Soybeans for Sale
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am