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Gardening for a hummingbird's travels
URBANA, Ill. — Hummingbirds are unlike any other bird. Spanning the Americas with over 330 species, hummingbirds belong to Trochilidae, the second-largest bird family in the world. However, only the ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) inhabits the Midwest....
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Fulton County 4-H teen attends national 4-H summit
LEWISTOWN, Ill. - Maddy Lettow, a seasoned eight-year member of the Fulton County Logan Leaders 4-H Club,  was selected to  attend the Ignite by 4-H Summit in Washington, D.C. The summit brought together 1,300 young...
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New webinar series launched for small business owners
Small businesses form the backbone of Illinois’ economy, especially in smaller cities and rural areas.  With this in mind, a team from University of Illinois Extension, together with the Illinois...
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Fulton County 4-H announces 2024 4-H Shows
LEWISTOWN, Ill. - Ask a 4-H member their favorite part of being in 4-H and more than likely they will tell you something about the “fair.” Their favorite memories may be about working in the food stand, earning a Best of Show or State Fair ribbon, hanging out with their 4-H friends while they...

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