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4-H youths like Morgan Monio are very close to the animals they are raising. Monio also took an afternoon nap on this cow during last week's Washington County Fair. (Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner)

4-H members' hard work shows

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At last year's Washington County Fair, Morgan Monio, a member of the Riverside Routers 4-H Club, didn't do well in the show ring with the cow she raised.


This year was a different story. Monio's Charolais cow took grand and reserve championships and she's earned a trip to the Minnesota State Fair representing Washington County.

Judges said her cow had good characteristics for the breed including a "big butt" and broad shoulders. They also said the animal was well fed.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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