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2017 Ida County: Bob Butcher

Posted on 08/25/2017 at 3:35 PM
Robert L. Butcher was raised on the family farm south of Holstein, Iowa. Bob followed in the footsteps of his parents, Robert J. and Betty, who were very active in 4-H as well as his two siblings. He was a nine year member of the Battle Badgers 4-H Club. Some...
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2016 Ida County Robert Paulsrud

Posted on 08/26/2016 at 8:39 AM
Robert C. Paulsrud has been an active 4-H member, parent, grandparent, and enthusiast since he was first able to join a club. Bob moved to Ida County in the 5th grade, 1965, and joined his first 4-H club in Danbury. Bob was active in showing cattle, as well as other...
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2015 Ida County- Tom Conover

Posted on 08/24/2015 at 9:28 AM
Tom Conover was born and raised at Bonnie Acres Farm south of Holstein, in Ida County. As a youth, he was active in the Battle Boys 4-H Club for 8 years. His projects included Hereford breeding cattle, Belgian draft horses, and Berkshire swine. He earned the “I Dare You” Award,...
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2014 Ida County - Dale and Sandy Ullrich

Posted on 08/17/2014 at 10:34 PM
The Ida County nomination for the 4-H Hall of Fame is Dale and Sandy Ullrich of Arthur. Dale and Sandy have supported the county 4-H program and the county fair in numerous ways. Dale and Sandy served as leaders for the Blaine Clovers for many years. Their group planted many...
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2013 Ida County - Janette Drevs

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 11:14 PM
Growing up in 4-H was a way of life for this Ida Grove resident. Jeanette’s 4-H career began with the Merry Maids which later was part of the Logan Stars. During the 60’s and 70’s Jeanette entered many different exhibits in the exhibit hall and showed livestock, both of which...
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2012 Ida County- Lois Spaulding

Posted on 07/18/2012 at 3:55 PM
Ida County feels privileged to nominate Lois Spaulding to the 2012 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. Lois has been an integral part of Ida County 4-H in a vast array of areas. As leader of the Maple Huskies 4-H Club for 21 years, she provided endless opportunities for club members....
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2011 Ida County - Roger & Karen Bumann

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:41 PM
Ida County is proud to honor Roger and Karen Bumann as they are inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. They served the Ida County 4-H program for numerous years. Karen was a 4-H leader for the Grant 4-H’ers from 1982 – 1997. She served on the Ida County...
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2010 Ida County - Mary Dreeszen

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 1:24 PM
Ida County takes great pride in nominating Mary Dreeszen to the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. Mary served as a 4-H leader in Ida County for 15 years and was selected as the first annual Ida County 4-H Leader of the Year as leader of the Griggs Lassies in 1999....
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2009 Ida County - Roland & Virginia Jensen

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 1:50 PM
Ida County is pleased to nominate Roland and Virginia Jensen to the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. Roland and Virginia were both very active 4-H members in their youth. Roland with the Blaine township boys’ club, and Virginia with the Logan township girls’ club. Virginia was one of the first...
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2008 Ida County - Fred J. Krenk

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 10:31 AM
Ida County has a rich history as a leader in the livestock and agribusiness industries. Fred Krenk is one of those who influenced many young 4-H members that today are leaders in production agriculture, education, banking, veterinary medicine, agribusiness and may other endeavors. He was willing to donate his time...
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2007 Ida County - Chester Burton

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 1:54 PM
Chester was a leader for the Garfield All Stars in Ida County for over 50 years. His dedication to the 4-H program will long be remembered by the 4-H’ers of Ida County. He never missed a day of the fair and was always present to support his 4-H members in...
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2006 Ida County - Clayton W. Whitney

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 1:15 PM
Clay was involved in 4-H as a youth in Central Iowa (Polk County). He also served as a 4-H leader in Polk, Story, and Ida Counties. Clay was a 4-H livestock judge for many years. He was the founder of the Western Iowa Progress Show and the All-American Lamb Futurity....
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2005 Ida County - Cornelius "Red" Conover

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 2:39 PM
Red was a key part of the Ida County 4-H program for many years. He joined 4-H when he was 10 years old in 1931. He was a member until he was 21. He was a leader of the Battle Badgers 4-H club for 28 years. He served on the...
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2004 Ida County - Don and Linda Friedrichsen

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:44 AM
Don and Linda have been a vital part of the Ida County 4-H program. Don served as a member of the 4-H committee for 7 years and Linda for 4 years. Don was also a leader for the Logan Hotshots 4-H club for 14 years and Linda served as a...
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2003 Ida County - Oscar Rice

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 1:44 PM
Oscar was the leader of the Logan Hotshots 4-H club for15 years. Oscar was the first superintendent of the rabbit show at the Ida County fair and continues to contribute the champion trophy. Oscar’s five sons participated at every county fair, State Fair and Aksarben. Many of Oscar’s 4-H members...
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2002 Ida County - George Hoffman Jr.

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 1:33 PM
George Hoffman, Jr.’s contribution to 4-H started in 1932 when he joined at the age of 9. He has attended every Ida County Fair since then, a record of 71 consecutive years. He has participated in 4-H as a member, a junior leader, a leader (for 26 years) and a...
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