- Associated Press - Saturday, February 14, 2015

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota State University Extension has a new 4-H youth program adviser for Clay, Union and Yankton counties.

The Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan reports (https://bit.ly/19hNNjd ) Minnesota native Lauren Hollenbeck has recently taken the new role. Her position comes with various duties including coordinating youth activities and after-school programs.

Stephanie Siebrandt is the 4-H youth development coordinator in Yankton County. She says Hollenbeck will play a “big role” in the county’s 4-H main events.

Hollenbeck says she is looking forward to the state fair in Huron this summer and hopes to get more children involved with 4-H.

Hollenbeck participated in 4-H when she was younger and says she particularly enjoyed showing goats. She has an animal science degree from SDSU and previously worked at Tyson Foods in Arkansas.

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Information from: Yankton Press and Dakotan, https://www.yankton.net/

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