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Animal Farm

Ironwood students meet animals


June 2, 2018

Richard Jenkins

IRONWOOD KINDERGARTENER Paisley Gronseth combs a calf outside the Luther L. Wright K-12 School Friday. The calf was one of several farm animals the Gogebic County MSU-Extension and 4-H program brought to the school.

IRONWOOD — Rather than a field trip to a farm, the farm came to Ironwood’s Luther L. Wright K-12 School Friday, as Gogebic County’s Michigan State University-Extension office and 4-H program brought a menagerie of farm animals for students to interact with.

The district’s elementary school students had a chance to feed, pet and brush the animals — including calves, sheep, chickens, rabbits and goats.

Along with giving students a chance to see types of animals 4-H participants raise, 4-H program coordinator Ashley Dennis said the students also learned about the importance of hygien...

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