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Lamar Homecoming & 50+Plus Reunion: Fun & Spirit

Lamar Homecoming & 50+Plus Reunion: Fun & Spirit

The gridiron rivalry between the Lamar Savages and Trinidad Miners was highlighted this past weekend with a homecoming parade along Main Street, a tailgate party and another victory for Lamar. Graduates through the decades, sports teams and alumni boarded their floats from the North Side Park on Friday afternoon, October 9th for the trip down […]

National Search Underway for Colorado State Fair General Manager

National Search Underway for Colorado State Fair General Manager

  BROOMFIELD, Colo. – On the heels of the 143rd Colorado State Fair, the search for the next State Fair General Manager begins as Chris Wiseman moves into his new role as Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture on a full-time basis. The 2015 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair’s 143rd year as Colorado’s premier celebration […]

Independence Adventure Campers

Independence Adventure Campers

Southeast Area—Colorado State University Prowers County Extension partnered with the Prowers County 4-H Council, Prowers County Land Use and Environmental Health, Prowers Soil Conservation District, Holly National Resources Conservation Service, Colorado State University Extension Agents and community volunteers to host the first ever Independence Adventure Camp June 29 through July 1 at the Sand and […]

Celebrating Lamar's Youth

Celebrating Lamar’s Youth

Lamar High School’s Amber Comer is the 2014-2015 Prowers Conservation District scholarship recipient. Congratulations and continued success to Amber! Amber won a $500 dollar scholarship for her hard work, involvement in 4 H & FFA, excellent community service, high grade point average and ACT scores. While in FFA she won a Greenhand Award, State Chapter […]

Fair Dinkum Welcomes the New Year

Fair Dinkum Welcomes the New Year

Fair Dinkum 4-H Club Meeting will be on 2/8/15 at 5pm.  This month’s meeting will be held at the State’s home on 9159 Hwy 196 in Lamar.  The agenda for this meeting is to discuss community service projects, update status on our 4-H projects and to plan upcoming 4-H activities.   Fair Dinkum’s meeting held last […]

Prowers County 4-H Foundation  Kicks Off Annual Membership Drive

Prowers County 4-H Foundation Kicks Off Annual Membership Drive

Southeast Area—The Prowers County 4-H Foundation is holding their third annual “Membership Madness” round-up.  This is an opportunity for 4-H alumni, businesses or individuals to become a supporting member of Prowers County 4-H programming and Foundation is pleased to have seen support grow each year.  The Prowers County 4-H Foundation is heavily invested in supporting […]

Salazar Promotes the Benefits of the Colorado State Fair

Salazar Promotes the Benefits of the Colorado State Fair

Colorado State Fair:  Shaping the Future of Agriculture  Later this month, Coloradans from across the state will converge on Pueblo for the 141st Colorado State Fair.  While the event promises a top notch carnival, national recording artists, and entertainment galore, don’t forget the true mission of the fair is based on agriculture and education.  The […]

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District VI on the Go

    By Lacey Mann, CSU 4-H Extension Agent, Bent & Prowers Counties Southeast Area— District VI 4-H members have been busy since the first of the year attending Leadership Development Conference, District Retreat, electing new officers and selecting Citizenship Washington Focus attendees, all the members have geared up for the 2013 year.    In January, […]

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Leadership Development Conference for 4-Hers

Prowers County – Twelve members from Powers County along with others members throughout the state met in Denver for the annual Leadership Development Conference. The highlight of the 3-day event, was meeting the senators and representatives. Colorado 4-H day was proclaimed. Other activities of the conference included many leadership workshops. Dancing and banquets were held to meet […]

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Bent County Harvest Show Set for October 2-4

The Bent County Harvest Show will October 2-4 at the Community Center in Las Animas.  All Bent County residents, 4-H members and school students are eligible to enter exhibits that they have made or grown.  Entries should be brought to the Old Middle School between 3 and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2.  Cut flowers […]

Prowers County Fair Market and Supreme Campion Winners 2012

Prowers County Fair Market and Supreme Campion Winners 2012

Ashlynn Crossland – Int. Supreme Champion Rabbit, Reserve Champion Rabbit Meat Pen Bart Gruenloh – Int. Reserve Supreme Champion Swine Brady Rink – Champion Market Beef, Sr. Supreme Champion Beef, Sr. Supreme Champion Swine, Received Hofmeister Award Brandon Kalma – Int. Reserve Supreme Champion Sheep Brecken Payne – Int. Reserve Supreme Champion Goat Christiana Dickson […]

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South Central District 4-H Retreat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 26, 2012 By Lacey Mann, CSU 4-H Extension Agent, Bent & Prowers Counties Southeast Area—Seven District VI 4-H members attended the annual South Central District (SCD) 4-H Retreat held in Nathrop, Colo. March 16-18.  4-H members Tiana and Mitch Garcia, Rachelle Siefkas, Bent County; Rod Hall, Crowley County, Chase Holden and […]

Applications Available for Three Scholarships

Applications Available for Three Scholarships

Applications are now available for three scholarships being offered to prospective college students in Southeast Colorado. All scholarships are given in memory of Daniel Kasza. Graduating seniors and alumnus of McClave High School are urged to apply for the Daniel Kasza Memorial Scholarship. One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior, and one […]

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Prowers County 4-H Foundation Ushers in March Membership Drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 17, 2012 By Lacey Mann, CSU 4-H Extension Agent, Bent & Prowers Counties Southeast Area—2012 is off and running and March has been declared “Membership Madness” month. The Prowers County 4-H Foundation is developing new ways to invest in our 4-H future and would like to ask your help to […]

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4-H Daniel’s Fund Semi-Finalists Announced

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 2, 2012 4-H Daniel’s Fund Semi-Finalists Announced By Lacey Mann, CSU 4-H Extension Agent, Bent & Prowers Counties Southeast Area— Colorado State University Extension Southeast Area is pleased to announce that four students involved in the 4-H program have been named semifinalists for the Daniels Scholarship. They are Courtney Johnson, […]

Wrapping It Up!

Wrapping It Up!

The Wiley 4-H Club has had a fantastic year! The year began with our first 4-H Meeting in January 2011, when we elected all club officers and all members registered. The Wiley 4-H Club has done many club projects throughout the year. We started off with our Community Service project by planting flowers in downtown […]