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Take a look at the latest great production from our 4-H film makers. Thanks to VCSU and Hayden Swanson for leading our creative crew.
Check out this baby "reading". Infant sign language helps to reduce frustration and allows pre-verbal children to begin communicating early. Research has shown it that it does not delay speech but actually accelerates learning and verbal development.
Infant sign language in action!

North Valley 4-H Club!! Looks delicious and what a great service project delivering happiness to shut-ins.

A little stack of cards sat next to our second grader Anika's supper plate one night this past week. Yes, it's supper, not dinner, on the prairie. We can debate that another time. After we filled our plates, Anika announced she had "family table" questions to ask. They were given out by ou...
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North Dakota 4-H Youth Development & 4-H Foundation added 3 new photos.

The North Dakota 4-H Foundation is participating in the 2018 Giving Hearts Day, a 24-hour online fundraising event on Thursday, Feb. 8, that benefits nonprofit ...organizations in North Dakota and western Minnesota.

The first $8,500 raised for the North Dakota 4-H Foundation this year will be matched by seven donors: Great River Energy, Peterson Farms Seed, Kupper Chevrolet-Subaru, Jim Kirkeide, David and Julie Hassebroek, Eric and Suzanne Lahlum, and the North Dakota Association of Extension 4-H Youth Workers. The foundation’s goal is to raise $30,000.

Supporting the North Dakota 4-H Foundation on Giving Hearts Day is an easy, three-step process:
* Go to
* Click on "Donate"
* Choose the 4-H Foundation of North Dakota

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North Valley exploring the world of pottery!!

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Bethany Reiten represented us at 4-H Congress!! She loved it and would highly recommend this trip to all 4-Hers!!

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I recently had a question about sugar alcohols. The attached document from MSU Extension does a good job of explaining.

Sugar alcohols have advantages and disadvantages.

Barnes County 4-H End of Year Awards! Congratulations to all 4-Hers and families for a terrific year!!!

North Valley club has been busy! November's painting "party" as well as Christmas caroling at the Care Center were fun and the residents loved it.

Better Livestock -TX Calnan Award winners!! Congratulations!

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4-H Bake Sale!! Yummy!

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Check out the Barnes County Museum Window which is displaying fantastic 4-H exhibits and projects!!

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National 4-H Week. Thanks to Wes for letting us showcase our Barnes County 4-Her's awesome exhibits in the Barnes County Museum window!! Thanks to Tina and Dawn for helping organize!!

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Last call for Nurtured Heart Approach starting tonight at Jefferson School! (Six Thursdays, 6-8:00pm) If you are a childcare provider and need Growing Futures credits this is a FREE, local way to get them. If you have a high intensity child this course will be particularly beneficial! To register call 845-8528 or register online at

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