2017 Kossuth County: Kim Ruby

Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

2017 Kossuth County: Kim Ruby


Kim Ruby has been an active 4-H volunteer for many years in Kossuth County.  He started out helping his sons with their 4-H projects, then moved on to being a 4-H leader for the local club.

In 1995, he accepted the beef superintendent position for the county fair and holds that position today. 

Kim was not a 4-H member growing up, but he was given the honor of becoming an honorary 4-H member in 2007.  He has helped many local 4-Hers with projects including letting them use his buildings for their livestock projects.  Kim also mentors the youth who participate in his program by passing along advice on different projects. 

Kim is a current member of the volunteer fire department and current president of the State Line Coop Board of Directors.  He has been a past crew member and president of the Lakota Ambulance and past president of the Lakota and North Iowa School Boards.  He also has been an elder and served on the board of trustees of the 1st Presbyterian Church in Lakota.

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