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Iron County to participate in Changemakers program


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HURLEY — Iron County is in the process of launching a new program designed to highlight the need for broadband internet access.

The Iron County 4-H Tech Changemakers, part of a larger partnership between 4-H and Microsoft, is designed to use students as “digital ambassadors” to teach seniors in the community about technology.

“The idea was to get high school students involved in the education of their community about the need for broadband access,” said Neil Klemme, the University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H youth development education for Iron Cou...