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Photo of Hunger Summit
Teens inspired to fight hunger
September 24, 2018

Lunch took on a new meaning at the Illinois 4-H Hunger Summit held Sept. 21-23 in Normal. Sponsored by University of Illinois Extension 4-H, the summit was the first statewide training to prepare 4-H teens to tackle hunger issues in their local communities.

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2018 4-H shotgun photo
Perfect score wins state 4-H shotgun contest
September 21, 2018

The crowd couldn’t help but cheer when Brandon Austin hit his final clay target. The target was his 100th in a row and capped his championship win of the 2018 Illinois 4-H State 4-H Shotgun Shoot held September 15 in Bunker Hill.

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photo of archers
Brothers take top recurve spots; Trujillo defends compound title
September 13, 2018

Archery is a sport where the competition is against you and a target, except when your brother is competing right next to you. Then, it becomes a sibling rivalry.

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When you imagine kids with robots, you may think they all want engineering careers.

Once wasn’t enough for Brenna Berns.

Ruthie Ruhl won the junior division of the 2017 Illinois 4-H State Horse Bowl Contest.

Not all 4-H horse projects are done from a saddle.

Across the state, one event at a time, Illinois 4-H members and volunteers are dedicating energy,

University of Illinois Extension and the College of ACES hope to raise $2 million for agriculture

Imagine digging at an archeological site, opening a honeybee hive, or performing African dance.

Four youth will represent Illinois at the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky., based

Inspiration from the writings of Martin Luther King, Jr.

An Illinois team earned third place at the National 4-H Livestock Skillathon Contest held Monday,