By PAUL DELANEY
Staff Reporter 

West Plains Rangers 4-H club enjoys growth spurt

Organization is not just about raising farm animals any longer

 

Last updated 5/17/2018 at 8:54am

West Plains Rangers

West Plains Rangers 4-H members Mavrick and KyleeJo Rasmussen lay a wreath at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery.

Toss out the notion of just what the idea of a 4-H club is all about and what kind of feedback might one expect?

Surely it would most likely revolve around farms and animals.

But as West Plains Rangers 4-H club leader Brianne Rasmussen will quickly point out, there is much, much more to the organization that had its birth in 1902, lists approximately six million members and 25 million alumni.

It's simply not just about raising a prize pig, lamb or goat, but rather instilling numerous life skills, most no longer touched on in our test-driven education system.

As its website will tell those w...



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