Rock County 4-H

Fourteen Rock County 4-H’ers participated in the Minnesota 4-H State Shooting Sports and Wildlife Invitational conducted earlier this month in Fairmont. Participants, competition categories and placings included Michaela Abels, intermediate class B archery, 13th; Carter Abels, junior skillathon,...
The Rock County 4-H Executive Committee has selected recipients of the 2016 4-H scholarships. Seven 4-H scholarships are being awarded this year. Sponsors include Glen’s Food Center and the Marcel Reisch Scholarship Fund. Ryleigh Beers will receive the 4-H scholarship sponsored by Glen’s Food...
Project disk awards were also presented to individual 4-H members at the annual Rock County 4-H Achievement and Recognition program Nov. 7. These disks are given in each of the project areas based on the project records that the youth complete and submit for judging. A group of adult and youth...
Ethan Braucht, Beaver Creek, assembles a robot out of Lego building blocks Monday night at Rock County 4-H’s kick-off meeting for its robotics team. Luverne Middle School officials propose expanding its robotics offering from the classroom to an after-school activity.
Luverne Middle School’s encore classes allow students to choose different exploratory classes that expand learning beyond the basic classroom lessons. In the past five years, the Legos Mindstorms class has become a student favorite. “It has been very popular and we offer it every quarter,” said...
Safety Survivors Day Camp participants and Rock County 4-H ambassadors pose with Hardwick volunteer firefighters (sitting in front) Chelsey Javner and Lowell Schelhaas. Pictured behind the firefighters (first row, left) are Erica Lysne, Mary Christians, Jaycee Chapa, Thea Richards, Blake Sauer, Jaydon Johnson, Maddox Miller, Ava Steinhoff, Lydia Schuld, Rachel Graves; (second row, behind volunteers) Anja Jarchow, Larissa Steinhoff, Layke Miller, Mitchell Sauer; (third row) Kris Severtson, Coulter Thone, Ter
On Friday morning, June 12, 21 children in first  through fourth grade attended the “Safety Survivor Day Camp” hosted by Rock County 4-H. Children participated in several activities to learn about four basic areas of safety. Activities included learning about germs and proper hand-washing...
Each Wednesday evening until the Rock County Fair in late July, 4-H horse project members will be learning horsemanship basics in the newly resurfaced arena at the Rock County fairgrounds in Luverne.
The Rock County 4-H Horse Project participants kicked off their 2015 season Wednesday, May 13, with the first of 11 sessions to help 4-H’ers learn to ride and be eligible to show at this year’s Rock County Fair. The sessions take place each Wednesday evening from now until July 22. Each of the 42...
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