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2017 4-H Highlights

A special edition recognizing Stevens County 4-H achievements at the Stevens County Fair. A supplement to the Aug. 26 Stevens County Times and Aug. 31 Chokio Review.


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Landon Montzka

Valencia Peterson

Rabbit Awards

Valencia Pederson received champion doe. Chayla Montzka received reserve champion doe and champion buck. Nissa Nadgwick received reserve champion buck.

Chayla Montzka

Landon Montzka received champion in junior showmanship. Echo Schaefer received reserve champion in junior showmanship. Laura Surerus received champion in intermediate showmanship.

Kassidy Girard received reserve champion in intermediate showmanship. Shannon Kill received champion in senior showmanship. Carrie Wilts received reserve champion in senior showmanship.

Laura Surerus

THANK YOU, 4-H AUCTION BUYERS! BUYERS 4K Farms AgCountry Farm Credit Services Agralite Amundson Peterson Backman Welding & Robotics Bank of the West Bonanza Bean Boys Supply Brady Gramm Cargill Clear Springs Cattle Company Community Development Bank County Line Dairy Dave & Nancy Wulf David Larson DeKalb Seeds

Denco II Dick Hufford Dominck Seeds Don Spencer Duncan Trailers Environmental Control Systems Grant County Abstract Hancock Concrete Hancock Co-op Hoffman Co-op Grain Assn Hormel Hog Buying/Morris Truck Service Hottovy Agency Huebner Insurance Agency IFAS Johnston’s Dorsets Jon and Lori Moser Julie’s Eats & Treats

Ken and Karen Koehl Lange Ag Lawn & Driveway Minnwest Finance Monson Trucking Morris Food Shop Morris Lumber & Millwork Morris Plumbing Morris Vet Center New Horizons CHS Northern Tractor & Implement Pete Joos Pipestone Vet Clinic Prairie Gold Precision Ag 360 Riverside Express Riverview Riverwood Bank Ron and Diane Ritter

Sharon Ehlers Solvie Farms Stee-po Farms Stevens County Pork Producers Superior Industries Swift Productions Ted Kill Town and Country Supply Trico Ag Valu Ford West Central Cattleman’s Westmor Industries Wilken’s Trailers Willies Super Valu Wulf Cattle Company

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Amanda Wevley

Dairy Awards Tarun Picht received champion dairy calf. Kelly Huot received reserve champion dairy calf, champion dairy heifer and champion senior showmanship. Carrie Wilts received reserve champion dairy heifer. William Golombiecke received champion dairy cow and overall champion dairy. Emma Nelson received reserve champion dairy cow and overall reserve champion dairy.

Taryn Picht

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William Golombiecki

Alan Pederson received reserve champion junior showmanship. Amanda Wevely receivd champion intermediate showmanship. Anne Koehl received reserve champion intermediate showmanship. Jake Anderson received reserve champion ssenior showmanship. Andrew Hennessey received champion dairy adventure. Sydney Zeltwanger received reserve champion dairy adventure.

Kaleb Heins received championship junior showmanship.

Andrew Hennessey

Kelly Huot

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Livy Mevissen

Campbell Sleiter

Goat Awards

Emma Nelson received champion in market goat and breeding doe and reserve champion in breeding doe and champion in senior showmanship.

Emma Nelson

Jack Mahoney received reserve champion in market goat. Livy Mevissen received champion in dairy goat and champion in intermediate showmanship.

Will Golombiecki received reserve champion in dairy goat. Campbell Sleiter received champin in junior showmanship. Scarlet Bergstrom-McKee received reserve champion in junior showmanship.

Tayden Christians received reserve champion in intermediate showmanship. Kellie Wilts received reserve champion in senior showmanship.

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Poultry Awards

Laura Surerus received champion in show and hobby, reserve champion in chicken and champion in intermediate showmanship. Eden Mevissen received reserve champion in show and hobby and reserve champion in junior showmanship.

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Andrew Hennessey received champion in chicken and reserve champion in intermediate showmanship. Serena Schaefer received champion and reserve champion in duck. Mason Perkins received champion in junior showmanship. Joseph Surerus received champion in senior showmanship. Kurtis Kill received reserve champion in senior showmanship. Mason Perkins

Joseph Surerus

Laura Surerus

Andrew Hennessy

Serena Schaefer

Other Animal Awards

Savannah Aanerud, left, and Shannon Kill

Hannah Vennewitz, left, and Ava Wayne

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Sheep Awards

Justus Moser received champion breeding ewe, reserve champion intermediate lamb lead and champion in intermediate showmanship. Scarlet BergstromMcKee received reserve champion for breeding ewe and reserve champion market lamb. Joanna Moser received champion market lamb and reserve champion senior showmanship. Campbell Sleiter received champion in junior lamb

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lead and reserve champion in junior showmanship. Cowan Mortenson received reserve champion in junior lamb lead and champion in junior showmanship. Emma Heil received champion intermediate lamb lead and reserve champion in intermediate showmamnship. Bennett Nienhaus received champion in senior lamb lead. Emma Nelson received champion in senior showmanship.

Jazlynn Hilbrands Emma Nelson

Joanna Moser Emma Heil

Cowan Mortenson

Campbell Sleiter

Justus Moser

Congratulations to the 4-Hers!

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barrows division I. Robert Rohloff Justus Moser received champion received champion and reserve in breeding gilt and champion in market reserve champion barrows division in intermediate II, champion and showmanship. reserve champion Kellen Erdahl in market hog and received reserve champion in senior champion in showmanship. breeding gilt Cody Greiner and champion in Stevens County born received champion in market gilt. and raised market Jack Vennewitz barrows division II. received reserve Corrie Erdahl received champion in champion in market Stevens County born gilt and champion in junior showmanship. and raised market Charli Erdahl barrow division I received reserve Anne Koehl received champion in junior reserve champion in showmanship. Stevens County born Hannah Vennewitz and raised market received champion barrow division I. in intermediate JT Kill received reserve champion in showmanship. Stevens County born and raised market barrow division II. Bradley Rohloff received champion in market barrows division I and reserve champion in senior showmanship. Morgan Rohloff received reserve champion in market

Swine Awards

Robert Rohloff

Jack Vennewitz

Cody Greiner

Hannah Vennewitz

Justus Moser

Brady Cronen

Congratulations Bradley Rohloff

4-H’ers!


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Justus Moser

Beef Awards

Tyler Reese received champion in prospect calf. Lindsey Mattson received reserve champion in prospect calf, champion in cow calf pair. Justin Moser received champion breeding heifer. Joanna Moser received reserve champion breeding heifer and reserve champion market steer. Wiley Fanta received reserve champion cow calf pair and reserve champion senior showmanship. Lindsay Flogstad received champion dairy steer.

Joanna Moser

Club Awards

Hannah Flogstad received reserve champion dairy steer. Cole Reese received champion market steer. Jaxon Hilbrands received champion jr showmanship. Cowan Mortenson received reserve champion jr. showmanship. Jazlyn Hilbrands received champion intermediate showmanship. Justus Moser received champioin in breeding heifer and reserve champion intermediate showmanship.

Cole Reese

Tyler Reese

Lindsey Mattson Jazlynn Hilbrands

Lindsay Flogstad

Club Banner Champion: Horton 4-H Club Club Community Pride Champion: Darnen 4-H Club

Reserve Champion: Stampede 4-H Club Club Project Champion: Horton 4-H Club Reserve Champion: Rendsville 4-H Club

Jaxon Hilbrands

Club Reporter’s Book Champion: Rendsville 4-H Club Reserve Champion: Horton 4-H Club Club Secretaries Book Champion: Horton 4-H Club

Congratulations 4-Hers! We’re proud of all your accomplishments!

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Reserve Champion: Stampede 4-H club Club County Fair Promotion Project Champion: Hodges 4-H Club Reserve Champion: Swan Lake 4-H Club

Club Food Stand Promotion Project Champion: Stampede 4-H Club Reserve Champion: Horton 4-H Club Honorable Mention: Hodges 4-H Club

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Savannah Aanerud received champion in Molly Wayne senior showmanship, received senior English champion in junior showmanship, junior pleasure, reserve champion in senior walk trot western English equitation, pleasure, junior champion in senior walk trot western trail and senior horsemanship and western pleasure, junior pleasure senior catalog race horse. and senior pleasure Tayden Christians horse. received champion Taylor Clemensen in intermediate received reserve showmanship and champion in senior reserve champion showmanship. in senior western Olivia McDonnell pleasure. received champion Grace Mortenson in junior barrel race received reserve and junior pole champion in weaving and reserve intermediate champion in junior showmanship, key hole, champion reserve champion in junior candy bar in senior English race and junior pleasure, champion catalog race and in senior English equitation, champion reserve champion in junior games horse. in senior western Alaina Sykora horsemanship and reserve champions in received reserve senior pole weaving, champion in junior barrel race, junior senior key hole, pole weaving and senior catalog race, champion in junior senior pleasure and key hole and reserve senior games horse.

Horse Awards

champion in junior candy bar race and junior catalog race. Jaclyn Hardy received champion in senior barrel race. Diana Nelson received reserve champion in senior barrel race, reserve champion in senior jumping figure 8 and champion in senior key hole, reserve champion in senior candy bar race and champion in senior games horse. Raelyn Thompson received champion in junior jumping figure 8 and junior games horse. Sayler Christians received reserve champion in junior jumping figure 8. McKayla Peterson received champion in senior jumping figure 8 and senior candy bar race. Rose Pederson received champion in senior pole weaving.

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Savannah Aanerud

Raelynn Thompson

Diana Nelson Molly Wayne

Olivia McDonnell

Grace Mortenson

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Aerospace Champion: Micah Aanerud Reserve Champion: Ethan Koehler Child & Family Development Champion: Hope Sperr Reserve Champion: Karmen Sperr Clothes You Buy Exhibit Champion: Savannah Aanerud Reserve Champion: Campbell Sleiter Clothes You Buy Modeling Champion: Savannah Aanerud Reserve Champion: Lydia Liljenquist Clothes You Make Exhibit Champion: Ryla

Nonlivestock: Crop Science through Fishing Sports Crop Sciences-Corn Champion: Ryan

Nonlivestock: Flower Gardening through Needle Art

Koehler Reserve Champion: Callista Kill Clothes You Make Non-Clothing Item Champion: Valencia Pederson Reserve Champion: Ryla Koehler Crafts Grades 3-5 Champion: Jacy Lonergan Reserve Champion: Sydney Zeltwanger Crafts Grades 6-8 Champion: Mara DeRung (chalkboard) Reserve Champion: Lindsey Flogstad (boot rack) Crafts Grades 9 & Up Champion: Ryan Miller (John Deere) Reserve Champion: Hope Sperr (lamp)

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Fine Arts Grades 3-5 Champion: Jack Vennewitz Reserve Champion: Brady Luthi Miller Reserve Champion: Justin Miller Crop SciencesOther Champion: Serena Schaefer Reserve Champion: Mason Perkins

Fine Arts Grades 6-8 Champion: Lily Mevissen Reserve Champion: Ava Wayne

Fine Arts Grades 9 & Up Champion: Caitlin Wilts Reserve Champion: Emily Hadler

Scrapbooking Grades 3-5 Champion: Anna Backman Reserve Champion: Ryla Koehler

Scrapbooking Grades 6 & Up Champion: Tasha Koehl Reserve Champion: Jazlynn Hilbrands

Demonstrations Champion: Laura Surerus Reserve Champion: Grace Mortenson

Tabitha VanHorn

Champion: Rendsville 4-H Club

Reserve Champion: Hannah Liljequist

Entomology Champion: Dalton Koehler

Fishing Sports Champion: Brady Cardwell Reserve Champion: Dalton Koehler

Electric Champion: Samuel Lilenquist Reserve Champion:

Flower Gardening Champion: Scarlet Bergstrom-McKee Reserve Champion: Noah Luthi

Reserve Champion: Sydney Zeltwanger Food and Nutrition 6 and Up Champion: Hope Sperr Reserve Champion: Cortney Hickman Food Preservation Champion: Laura Surerus Reserve Champion: Laura Surerus

Food and Nutrition 3-5 Champion: JT Kill

Robotics Champion: Ryan Miller Reserve Champion: Kaeden Fischer Rube Goldberg Machine

Exploring Animals Champion: Jazlynn Hilbrands

Breads Champion: Lydia Liljenquist Reserve Champion: JT Kill

Fruit Champion: Ethan Koehler Reserve Champion: Savannah Aanerud

Food Revue Champion: Grace Mortenson Reserve Champion: Molly Wayne

Geology Champion: Shannon Kill

Forest Resources Champion: Brady Luthi

Global Connections Champion: Sydney Sperr Reserve Champion: Ava Wayne

Horseless Horse Champion: Krista Duncan Home Environment Champion: Mara DeRung Reserve Champion: Jazlynn Hilbrands Indoor Gardening Champion: Savannah Aanerud Reserve Champion: Sydney Zeltwanger

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Reserve Champion: Sydney Sperr

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Non-livestock: Performing Arts through Tractor

Elements of Photography Grades 9 & Up Champion: Wiley Fanta Reserve Champion: Caitlin Wilts

Performing Arts Champion: Savannah Aanerud Reserve Champion: Hannah Liljenquist

Creative Photography Grades 3-5 Champion: JT Kill Reserve Champion: Cowan Mortenson

Elements of Photography Grades 3-5 Champion: JT Kill Reserve Champion: Ashley Koehl Elements of Photography Grades 6-8 Champion: Breanna Schmidgall Reserve Champion: Breanna Schmdigall

Non-livestock: Vegetable Gardening through Youth Leadership Vegetable Gardening Champion: Jack Mahoney Reserve Champion: Kaleb Heins Largest Vegetable Champion: Jack Mahoney Reserve Champion: Jack Mahoney Tallest Corn Champion: Gideon Joos Reserve Champion: Alan Pederson

Creative Photography Grades 6 and up Champion: Grace Mortenson Reserve Champion: Mara DeRung Plant & Soil Science Champion: Mason Perkins Reserve Champion: Amanda Wevley

Potatoes Champion: Kaleb Heins Reserve Champion: Noah Luthi Safety Champion: Lydia Liljenquist Reserve Champion: Cortney Hickman Self Determined Champion: Caitlin Wilts Reserve Champion: Ava Wayne Safety Champion: Cortney Hickman Reserve Champion: Lydia Liljenquist Self Determined Champion: Caitlin Wilts Reserve Champion: Ava Wayne

Water Wetlands Champion: Campbell Sleiter Wildlife Biology Champion: Jazlynn Hilbrands Reserve Champion: Campbell Sleiter Cupcake Wars Champion: Callie Koser Reserve Champion: Taryn Picht Magnificent Mason Jars Champion: Hope Sperr Reserve Champion: Justin Miller Repurpose Treasure Champion: Hannah Liljenquist Reserve Champion: Mason Perkins

Veterinary Science Super Selfie Champion: Savannah Aanerud Reserve Champion: Shannon Kill Champion: Cowan Mortenson Reserve Champion: Amanda Wevley Video/Filmmaking Champion: Sydney Sperr Youth Leadership Reserve Champion: Kaeden Champion: Savannah Aanerud Fischer

Congratulations…

to all the 4-H youth who participated in this year’s Stevens County Fair.

And a big Thank You to the parents, 4-H leaders, and volunteers who make it all possible.

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Reserve Champion: Karmen Sperr

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Shoot Sports/Wildlife Management Champion: Justin Miller Reserve Champion: Brady Cardwell Shop Champion: Micah Aanerud Reserve Champion: JT Kill Small Engines Champion: Cody Nadgwick Reserve Champion: Tractor Champion: Dalton Koehler Reserve Champion: Conner Duncan


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