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Thursday, September 10, 2015 - . ( Belmont Badgers 4- H Club N/Warren Town and County News Page Five CENTURY FARM ,m AWARD S PRESENTED Warren County families were recognized during the 2015 Iowa State Fair for having Century Farms, farms that have been in the family for 100 years or more. Lewis G. and Joyce A. Champling from Indiano- la, have an established Peter Sand and Alicia Struble farm since 1914; Marvin L Mahr, Jr, Marlin Mahr, Linda K. Mahr and Announce Marchele Kelley farm In- cngagemem dianola, was established in Alicia Struble and Peter Sand are happy to announce Belmont Badgers 4-H Club and parents volunteered at the Iowa State Fair Little 1915 and Grant LeRoy and their engagement along with their parents, Steve and Hands on the Farm Booth Friday, Aug. 14. Call Iowa State University Extension Patsy Woodruff, Indiano- Denise Struble of Logan and Duane and Marilyn Sand and Outreach, Warren County, at 515-961-6237 for information on joining 4-H. Pic- la, have an established of Norwalk. tured are Bob Adreon, Justin DeLay, Morgan Adreon, Amy Johnson, Alee Johnson, farm since 1915. Each fam- Alicia graduated from Dowling High School and has Lane Becker and Mandie Phillips Middle row: Stacey Adreon, Nolan Ohnemus, ily received Century Farm degrees from both Briar Cliff University and Dordt Col- Blake Byers and Wyatt Becker Front row: Colton Becker, Martha Becker, Colton certificates, lege. She has been a fourth grade teacher at 1-35 Com- Adreon, Andrew Johnson, and Gabe Neer. Photo submitted. This year 36 farms were munity Schools since 2012. added to the growing list Peter graduated from Norwalk High School, from 4-H'ers Exhibit Livestock of Century Farms foundCoe College and UNI to be a Certified Athletic Trainer. across the state. ThisHe works for UnityPoint Heaith in Des Moines and pro- Warren County 4-H youth showed livestock during the first week of the Iowa brings the complete list of vides coverage for Norwalk High School. State Fair. "Youth gain so many positive skills by exhibiting livestock," Mike Ander- farms that have enjoyed at A summer wedding is planned for next year. son, 4-H agriculture superintendent said. "The dedication, responsibility, decision- least 100 years of owner- making and leadership they develop can prepare them for careers that use these ship by the same family to skills." more than 18,700. The Warren County 4-H Robotics Warren County exhibitors represented our county well receiving many purple Iowa Department of Agri- and blues! The following exhibitors earned special awards. Breeding Beef: Jamie culture and Land Steward- The 2015 Bratney Corn-Reeves received the Gold- Smith, Champion Limousin Breeding Beef; Market Beef: Aiden Pals, Champion Here- ship have partnered with panies 4-H Robotics Chal- en Clover Volunteer ford Market Beef; Tomi Rodgers, Division 1 Reserve Champion; and Market Meat the Iowa Farm Bureau lenge was held at the Iowa Award for providing ex- Goat: Ryland McCormick, Grand Champion Meat Goat, Division III Champion. Federation since 1976 to State Fair on August 16-17. emplary leadership and Also, Horse: Caitlyn Clair, Barrel Racing Champion, Barrel Racing Champion recognize families. Many Warren County 4- teamwork during their (Grade 10-12), Pole Bending Reserve Champion (Grade 10-12), Barrel Racing Chain- Hers were among the par- challenges in the Senior ticipating youth who re- Division: They also re- pion (Grade 10-12); Chastidy Rech, Ranch Horse Western Pleasure Reserve cham- ceived recognition andceived the Junk Drawer pion (Grade 7-8); Haiey Hart, Western Walk/Trot Reserve Champion (Grade 9); Nicole [ Deadline for ads, awards for their critical ChaUengeAwardforcom- Hintz, Hunt Sear Equitation Jr. Reserve Champion, Hunt Seat Equitation Reserve Champion (Grade 7-8); Commercial Rabbits: Aaron Braun, Best Opposite Sex; Breana ] legals and stories thinking and engineering pleting a specified task Duffy, Best of Variety, Best Opposite Sex of Variety; Emma Jakes, Best of Breed; Grace is Noon Friday! capabilities, with a robot built with Jakes, Best of Opposite Sex; Katie Jakes, Best of Breed, Best of Breed and Market The Warren County 4- materials that would be Swine: Jenna Tlach, 5th overall Market Pig, Champion Crossbred Market Guilts, H Senior Robotics Team of found in a common junk Champion Medium-weight Market Guilt. Jayden Schurman, Ben drawer. Thessen and Nathan In the Junior Division, the Warren County 4-H Robotics Junior Team I of Carson Wagner, Nick Ber- gan, Cameron Rohlfson and Jonathon Fay along with coaches Jeff Bergan and Rick Wagner received the Engineering Elegance Enjoy a West Des Moines address Award. This team demon- strated that engineers not and attend Norwalk Schools at Fox Vslley. only have to solve techni- cal problems, they also ./ ! have to design solutions that are appealing to those I ge walk-0ut who use their technolo- gies. This award goes to lbt8 backing the club whose robot is toapondor most notable for its visual Iowa's appeal. The 4-H Robotics Junior countryside. Team II of Andrew Win- jum, Liam Christianson, Luke Carpenter, Christina Price and Vanessa Price ! ~].l~k~ E~y dl~ve won the Innovative Pro- ,, gramming Award. This i , .............................................................................. award is given to the dub whose NXT Challenge to Jordan Creek, downtown, and the airport! Program is observed forits innovativeness in produc- ing desired robot behavior. They also received the 7 for 0r@ i -J.f0: being the top scoring club ..............................................................J in Lego Mindstorms NXT ! J A,,yn Brown John Akers SuzyMarkerI Challenge EventChampi- ii ! 45 453-6403 453-5103 453-6009 [_______j onshiPdayand at the end of the received the 4-H Engineer Award which Directions: awy 5 Bypass To SW Connector, South To Maffitt Lake Rd, West To S goes to the top scoring '-:l" 20th Or Orilla Rd, South Through':Orilla Development On The West Side Of The Road. team overall. ,.I-