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November 20, 2017
In this screenshot of the live press conference in Washington, D.C., Carl Wittenburg of Alexandria (at the podium), announced the official names of the two presidential turkeys. To his left are the five 4-H members from Douglas County, who will be part of the presidential pardoning ceremony tomorrow along with Carl and his wife, Sharlene. The 4-Hers are Christina Kuismi, Katie Kent, Kodi Bundermann, Kayla Egenes and Kerryn Lund.
White House turkeys are ‘Drumstick’ and ‘Wishbone’
November 20, 2017 - 11:44am
November 17, 2017
The turkeys for the annual presidential pardon at the White House have been chosen and are pictured with four of the five 4-H members who helped make the final selection. The 4-H girls, left to right, Katie Kent, Kayla Egenes, Christina Kuismi and Kodi Bundermann (Kerryn Lund is not pictured), will be traveling to Washington, D.C., this Sunday to take part in the pardoning events next week. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Best of the birds chosen for D.C. trip
November 17, 2017 - 4:34pm
November 8, 2017
Young Minnesota judges display the ribbons they received in a national Arabian horse judging competition. From left: coach Josh Tjosaas, Taylor Clemenson from Stevens County, Madison Floden from Douglas County and Savannah Aanerud from Stevens County. (Contributed)
Osakis 4-H'er judges Arabians in Oklahoma
November 8, 2017 - 10:29am
November 3, 2017
As a treat for the turkeys on Carl and Sharlene Witteburg's hobby farm, they dine on a mixture of feed and grub worms. The turkeys love the grub worms, according to Carl and Sharlene, who are raising them on their hobby farm east of Alexandria. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press file photo)
A turkey trot to the White House
November 3, 2017 - 8:24am
October 19, 2017
Madison Floden takes Rhinestone through her paces on their farm east of Carlos. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Going far with 4-H horses
October 19, 2017 - 12:06pm
October 18, 2017
Douglas County 4-H Dog Show winners, obedience: Back row from left: Morgan Bitzan, Julie Corneliusen, Samantha Kakac and Benjamin Kakac. Front row from left: Rylee Bundermann, Analise Schroeder, Nathan Saulsbury, Allian Noe (Contributed)
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
October 18, 2017 - 3:10pm
October 7, 2017
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As a treat for the turkeys on Carl and Sharlene Witteburg's hobby farm, they dine on a mixture of feed and grub worms. The turkeys love the grub worms, according to Carl and Sharlene, who are raising them on their hobby farm east of Alexandria. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Douglas County team raising turkey destined for presidential pardon
September 7, 2017 - 12:10pm
July 6, 2017
The 4-H students who took part in and placed second at the Minnesota Science of Agriculture Challenge included (left to right) Christina Kuismi, Brandon-Evansville junior, Christina Lakers; Katie Kent, Alexandria senior, Go-Bees; Kodi Bundermann, Alexandria junior, Lake Mary Troopers; and Kayla Egenes, Alexandria senior, Lake Mary Troopers. Not pictured: Kerryn Lund. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
A turkey for the White House: 4-Hers helping raise bird that Trump might pardon
July 6, 2017 - 9:04am
June 12, 2017
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
June 12, 2017 - 7:20am
May 20, 2017
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
May 20, 2017 - 8:04am
4-H'ers take the stage
May 20, 2017 - 7:09am
December 21, 2016
McCoy (left) and Layla Denny work at a craft table at Santa Day at the Carlos Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 16. (LeSha Massmann  | Echo Press)
Santa Day in Carlos
December 21, 2016 - 8:00am
November 2, 2016
The 12 Douglas County 4-H'ers who attended the recent Junior Leader Workshop include (back row, left to right) Nathan Saulsbury, Emma Saulsbury, Callie Taveirne, Jasmine Wendt, Aili Toyli, Azaleah Lott, (front) Katie Helm, Lexi Klimek, Hailey Klimek, Ellie Roers, Mackenzie Fiskness and Christina Kuismi. (Contributed)
Local 4-H'ers attend Junior Leader Workshop
November 2, 2016 - 11:00am