LAKEFIELD — “Grow Green with 4-H” was the theme for the 2009 Jackson County 4-H Recognition Banquet on Nov. 22. More than 330 people attended the event at the Immanuel Lutheran Church Activity Center in Lakefield. The Enterprise Earners and LaCrosse Loyal Workers 4-H Clubs served as hosts. Accomplishments of members, leaders and friends for 2008-2009 were recognized.
Recent filings in a federal lawsuit claim that a California meatpacking plant that supplied the nation's school lunch program slaughtered sick cows for nearly four years, and hid it from U.S. officials.
Flanked by a cow named Betty — and six of his Senate colleagues — Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling for the House to pass an amendment increasing price supports to dairy farmers.
The Vermont independent made his pitch in a park adjacent to the Capitol. He spoke in favor of an amendment to provide $350 million in support to dairy farmers.
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