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2011 Mitchell County - Steve & Jolene Norby

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:25 PM
Steve and Jolene Norby have been long time supporters of the Mitchell County 4-H program. Jolene Norby was the 4-H leader of the Mitchell County Outlaws, a community 4-H club with an emphasis on horses. She has been an instructor for the Girl Talk program for over 10 years and...

2010 Mitchell County - Dennis and Joyce Rachut

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 12:54 PM
Dennis and Joyce Rachut were leaders of the Rocky Ramblers 4-H Club in Mitchell Co. for 13 years. Their club accomplishments include raising money for flower planters and helping put the flower planters in on Main Street in Osage.. Their club has been responsible for planting and maintaining these planters...

2009 Mitchell County - Annabelle Fish

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 1:19 PM
Annabelle Fish served Mitchell County 4H for 35 years as the Extension Office manager. In this role, she was the ‘first contact’ for 4H’ers and their families. Annabelle helped these clients find the correct forms, shared due dates, monitored enrollments, and was a key person to a successful County Fair....

2008 Mitchell County - Jeanne Watts

Posted on 04/15/2011 at 12:50 PM
Jeanne Watts began her 4-H experience in Minnesota in the club her parents originated. She attended that club for 6 years and completed her 9 years in Iowa when her dad, Bob Burnhart, became County Director in Wright County. As a 4-H’er, she participated in several project areas including sewing,...

2007 Mitchell County - Jack Steiert

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 1:06 PM
Jack Steiert has been an active volunteer supporting the Mitchell County Extension 4-H program for more than 45 years. Jack has a concern for youth and gives his time and talents to help 4-H’ers grow. Jack started his volunteer service over 40 years ago as a beef project leader. He...

2006 Mitchell County - Edgar Dorow

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 12:54 PM
Edgar Dorow served as a County Director for ISU Extension for 35 years. He began his service in Dickinson county in 1948, moved to Mitchell county 3-1/2 years later, and retired from Extension in 1983. Edgar was, and still is, an advocate for 4-H and Extension. He conducted workshops for...

2004 Mitchell County - Howard Madsen

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:12 AM
Howard has been a respected advocate for 4-H in Mitchell county for many years. He started his career in 4-H in 1935 as a club member. As an adult he has supported 4-H as a 30-year member of the Mitchell County Agricultural Society; volunteered as Beef superintendent and project leader...

2002 Mitchell County - May Johnson

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 2:20 PM
May started Extension work in Mitchell County in October of 1942 as the Home Economist, with 10 years off from 1945 to 1955 to raise her children. In 1966, May assumed the duties of 4-H and Youth leader for the county. She served in this role until her retirement in...
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