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Westside Ranchers

The Westside Ranchers met on Oct. 15 at the Aberdeen Rural Hall. The club had a potluck to celebrate the installment of the new officers. Anthony Miller led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Brooklyn Hettich led the 4-H Pledge

The new officers were installed: Shanae Wageman, president; Vanessa Wageman, vice president; Noah Miller, secretary/treasurer; Brooklyn Hettich, reporter; and Collin Muldoon, photographer.

Other business discussed: The club will help host Recognition Event on Nov.5, members discussed the Christmas Tree for the museum and discussed different ideas to decorate the tree. Joe Volzke motioned to adjourn the meeting, and Collin Muldoon seconded the motion.

The next meeting will be on Nov. 5 at the Aberdeen Rural Fire Hall after the Recognition Event.

— Submitted by Brooklyn Hettich, club reporter

Westside Ranchers

The Westside Ranchers met on Nov. 5 at the Aberdeen Rural Hall. The club purchased pizza after the Recognition Event. Anthony Miller led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Brooklyn Hettich led the 4-H Pledge.

Demonstrations given: Shanae Wageman gave a hand print Christmas bulb demonstration and Joe Volzke gave a demonstration on how to make clothespin stars.

The special activity was the Recognition Event.

Other business discussed: The members discussed what day to put up the Christmas tree. Christmas cookie decoration will be in December then will be donated to businesses. At the next meeting members will donate to the bag/snack program. The club decided to donate $100 to Texas 4-H for flood relief.

The next meeting will be on Dec. 3 at the Aberdeen Rural Fire Hall.

— Submitted by Brooklyn Hettich, club reporter

Westside Ranchers

The Westside Ranchers met on Dec. 3 at the Aberdeen Rural Hall. Brooklyn Hettich led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Joe Volzke led the 4-H Pledge.

Demonstrations given: Vanessa Wageman gave a horse shoe cross demonstration.

The members decorated cookies to donate to various businesses around town.

Other business discussed: Members discussed the Christmas tree take down. Members were reminded to sign up for 4-H. The club made a motion to pay Trixie Hettich for cookies and discussed a Christmas party in January.

The next meeting will be Jan. 14 at the bowling alley.

— Submitted by Brooklyn Hettich, club reporter

Dakota Sharpshooters

The Dakota Sharpshooters 4-H club met on Jan. 2 in the Courthouse basement. The hosts were the Wards. Addison Ward gave a talk on showing beef cattle. Kylie Johannsen led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Travis Sharp led the 4-H Pledge. The new business that members discussed is on Jan. 13 at 3 p.m. the club will assemble bags and make no-sew blankets for needy kids. The members assembled bean soup packets for the local food shelter. Next month the club will start the fruit sales. The next meeting will be Feb. 6 at Northern Electric at 5:30 p.m. The hosts will be Fogarty and Schultz.

— Anna Johnson, club reporter