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Showing posts from May, 2016

4-H youth in Dakota County receive award for mentoring work

Youth from University of Minnesota Extension’s 4-H Youth Teaching Youth program received a Public Health Achievement Award from the Dakota County Board of Commissioners on April 5 as part of National Public Health Week. They were recognized for their work with students in five elementary and two middle schools in Farmington.
4-H’ers provided one-on-one mentoring to a smaller group of youth who had been identified by teachers as struggling socially and academically. This work resulted in significant breakthroughs for some youth.

Take time to talk with family about estate planning and inheritance wishes

Media Contact: Lacey Nygard, University of Minnesota, 612-625-0552 (office),; Marlene Stum, Extension family resource management specialist, 612-625-4270,

ST PAUL, Minn. (5/3/2016) — Prince’s death and apparent lack of a will underscores why estate planning is so important.