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Penokee Range 4-H holds fundraiser


June 17, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

PIPER OLSON stares at Betty after she was startled by her loud mooing. The 5-year-old cow is owned by Swartz Family farms and weighs about 1,700 pounds. Brock Swartz brought the mother and her calf to the "Haymakers 'n Hotdogs" Penokee Range 4H Livestock Club fundraising event Friday at Cary Mine Market in Hurley.


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HURLEY - Penokee Range 4H Livestock Club hosted a "Haymakers 'n Hotdogs" fundraising event Friday at Cary Mine Market.

The event raises money for the club, which in turn is partly used for the "betterment of Iron County's fairgrounds," 4H leader Brock Swartz said.

"We have our main show at the market sale," he said. "The kids all display their animals at the fair."

The club has installed concrete in the barns to contain any biohazards, he said, keeping things cleaner and safer.

"We've made strides in improvements at the fairgrounds in the last...

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