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    Youth Leaders attended BLU Retreat

    4-H youth leaders from Koochiching county attended the Northeast "Building Leadership and Understanding" Retreat at Long Lake Conversation Center in Palisade. The youth engaged in small group discussions, educational workshops, and large group activities to meet other youth from throughout the region. Check out our photo album here...

    Exploring First Lego League Jr

    Koochiching County 4-H is piloting First Lego League Jr programming for youth in grades K to 3rd in Northome in Feb-Mar and in International Falls in April-May! It’s never too early to discover STEM.

    Message from Dorothy: Citizenship is all about service

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman talks about citizenship - 4-H is about growing local and global citizens. People who are skilled, competent and committed to lives of service.

    Your 4-H learning can lead to national opportunities

    Over the past several months, multiple 4-H teams from across Minnesota have showcased their learning at a national level - find out how!

    Thursday Threads 4-H Club - String Arts

    Youth of the International Falls area in grades 3rd to 8th are invited to join us after school as we discover a whole new world of string art. The Thursday Threads 4-H Club will meet Thursdays (Mach 1 - April 8) in Room 205 of the Backus Community Center. Information on how to register, can be found here...

    4-H on Ice - Winter Fishing Event

    The Northern Lights 4-H Club is hosting a 4-H Winter Fishing Event on Sunday, March 4 from 1 to 3:30 at the Island Lake Landing. This event is open to all Koochiching County 4-H families. Pre-registration is requested to ensure that we have enough supplies for participants.

    Message from Dorothy: Teenagers: Your self-confidence is key!

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages young people to be bold and build their self-confidence.

    Jerry Ludwig of Redwood County named Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer

    Jerry Ludwig has been chosen as Minnesota’s 4-H Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer.

    Crissy Otting of Clearwater County honored as Volunteer of the Year

    Crissy Otting has received the Minnesota 4-H Salute to Excellence Volunteer of the Year Award.

    Can you Engineer It?

    Float it? Jump it? Drop it? Rock-et? Launch it? Build it? Youth in grades 3rd through 8th grade are invited to join the Koochiching County 4-H Afterschool session happening at school locations in Indus, Littlefork, International Falls, and Northome. Location specific registration details are available here...
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