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Springfield resident named National 4-H Hall of Fame honoree
August 30, 2021

URBANA, Ill. – Former Illinois 4-H Director Janice Seitz of Springfield has been selected as an elite inductee to the National 4-H Hall of Fame. The decorated educator will be honored during a special ceremony Tuesday, Oct.

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Youth livestock experts earn $9000 in scholarships
August 25, 2021

Springfield, Ill.

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Soccer fitness, fun on youths’ schedule
August 25, 2021

Urbana, Ill. – A new youth soccer program got kids up and moving this summer as it introduced youth to soccer through an at-your-own-pace program. This new program centered on at-home activities that could be completed inside or outside, on any schedule. 

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As a young girl living through the depression, the late Ida Mae Jackson faced many challenges, bu

Illinois 4-H volunteers empower and prepare youth for success as the program relies on its more t

Grande, Island, Neb.--- A 16-year-old Mason County 4-H member placed second out of 56 competitors