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Raise your hand if you or someone you know is a 4-H alum from Illinois!

4-H pledges to re-engage millions of alumni to help grow 4-H MOUNT CARROLL — 4-H, the largest youth development program in the nation, is calling on all alumni to raise their hands to help bring 4-H to 10 million youth by 2025. Currently 4-H empowers nearly six million young people in every county across America, including 26,500 4-H’ers in Illinois. For more than 100 years, the 4-H impact on young people has been immeasurable. “Having experienced our programs first-hand, our alumni know best what a positive impact 4-H had on them growing up, which is why we’re reaching out to them to support the next generation of true leaders,” said Lisa Diaz, University of Illinois assistant dean and 4-H director. “Whether they’re running Fortune 100 companies, performing to sold-out crowds, leading community programs or volunteering to empower local youth, 4H alumni are the epitome of true leadership,” said Jennifer Sirangelo, president and CEO, National 4H Council. “Our remarkable alumni now have the perfect opportunity to pay it forward, ensuring that the next generation has the opportunity to benefit from the 4H experience.” As part of the Raise Your Hand call to action through June 30, 4-H is asking the millions of 4H alumni across the nation, including 4-H alums in Illinois to Raise Your Hand and pay it forward in support of providing the hands-on learning that empowers kids...

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Sr. Horse Bowl teams qualify for State Horse Bowl contest

Senior Horse Bowl team from left: Brenna Berns, Kiersten Pratt, Megan Poole, Olivia Charles, Kaiti Collins, and Josie Gallentine. Not pictured, Natalie Shaw. (Courtesy of Leanne Rahn) MOLINE — Carroll County 4-H Horse Bowl teams had a very successful day at the Regional Horse Bowl Contest on March 25 at the Western Illinois University campus in Moline. Coached by Bryan Hollewell and Jessica Hollewell, both Senior Horse Bowl teams qualified to participate in the State Horse Bowl contest on April 29 in Champaign. The Senior Horse Bowl Team of Kiersten Pratt, Kaiti Collins, Megan Poole, Brenna Berns, and Natalie...

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Highland Agriculture Club travels to National PAS Conference

Front Row, left to right: Jamie Cullor, Stephanie Nadig, Danielle Hinshaw, Rebecca Alexander Back Row, left to right: Charlie Elliott, Nicole Simler, Andrea Willing, Drew Groezinger FREEPORT — Highland Community College Agriculture students recently participated in the National Postsecondary Agriculture Students (PAS) annual conference March 13-16 at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. Eight students qualified to compete during the conference by placing at the two state-level contests held earlier in the year. PAS is a national student organization that provides opportunities for college agriculture students to experience individual growth, leadership, and career preparation through competition...

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Rep. McCombie to Host Traveling Office Hours in Port Byron & East Moline

SAVANNA–State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) will be hosting traveling office hours in Port Byron on Tuesday, April 11, and East Moline on Thursday, April 20.Rep. McCombie’s traveling office hours in Port Byron will be held on the 2nd floor of the River Valley District Library, located at 214 S Main St., on Tuesday, April 11, from 11:00am to 2:00pm.Office hours at the Hampton Township Office, located at 209 19th St., in East Moline will be held on Thursday, April 20, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.If you live in the area and have concerns, suggestions or problems related to state government,...

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Carroll County election results

Will it be cheers or tears for local candidates in Carroll County? It’s April 4th, 2017 and local elections day.  Find the Consolidated Election results here.  Thanks goes to all those who run for public office.  And, special thanks to all the election judges and Brian Woessner and his office for all the hard work that allows us to make our voice...

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