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Local 4-H Groups over 100 Years Old
By Win Grundmeier A.B. Graham was credited with founding 4-H clubs in Ohio in 1902. In 1912, T.A. Erickson, rural school specialist at the University of Minnesota, started the first club in Minnesota with 200 boys and girls. Blue Earth County became involved in 1918 when Maynard