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Albion native heads ‘Raising Nebraska’ exhibit

Beth Panning in the new Nebraska building on the State Fairgrounds.Elizabeth (Maricle) Panning has what she considers her dream job as chief educator in charge of the “Raising Nebraska” agricultural exhibit on the Nebraska State Fairgrounds.
The new exhibit is located in the Nebraska building, which also made its debut with the 2014 State Fair.
Beth is the daughter of Keith and Mary Ann Maricle of rural Albion. She uses her agricultural background and education in animal science to bring home the positive message about Nebraska agriculture.
She has held the position only since July 30, 2014, but has kept a busy pace since that time.
Read more in the Sept. 3 Albion News Print & E-Editions.

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Local 4-H club’s barn quilt featured at State Fair

Clever Clovers 4-H Club barn quilt at the 2014 Nebraska State Fair.A barn quilt block, created as a service projct by Clever Clovers 4-H Club of Boone County, was a featured display in front of the State Fair Expo Center last week.
The “Nebraska Windmill” block was designed by E.S. (Bud) Dinklau of Lincoln in 1978, and was named the state quilt block by the Nebraska Legislature in 1979.
Club members involved in creating the barn quilt block were Serena Henry, April Johnson, Lily Johnson, Luke Johnson, Michelle Warner and Claire Weidner, along with leaders Carol and Tony Kusek and Jean Meyers.

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Two area residents named LEAD Fellows

Hilary Maricle of Albion and Todd Heithoff of Elgin are among the Nebraska LEAD Group 34 participants announced Aug. 29 by Terry Hejny, director of the Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) program.
The newest members of Nebraska’s premier two-year agricultural leadership development program in its 34th year are made up exclusively of participants who are involved in production agriculture and/or agribusiness in Nebraska, Hejny said.
The two-year program will begin in September.

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