• Freeze Warning - Click for Details
    ...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM CDT SATURDAY...
    Effective: April 20, 2024 @ 12:00am
    Expires: April 20, 2024 @ 8:00am
    WHAT
    Temperatures in the lower 30s.
    WHERE
    In Illinois, Bureau, Putnam, Henry IL, Mercer, Rock Island, and Whiteside Counties. In Iowa, Muscatine, Scott, Henry IA, and Louisa Counties.
    WHEN
    From midnight tonight to 8 AM CDT Saturday.
    IMPACTS
    Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold.

Bureau County 4-H Public Presentation Contest in March

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The Bureau County 4-H Public Presentation Contest is on March 20, 2023, at 5 PM at the University of Illinois Extension Office, located at 850 Thompson Street in Princeton. 4-H excels in preparing youth to speak confidently and the Presentation Contest allows youth to highlight their presentation abilities in a supportive environment. The kids will learn from professionals as well as their fellow 4-H members. Youth ages 8 to 18 can participate in Bureau County’s Public Presentation Contest.

Speech categories include formal, illustrated, original works, and oral interpretation. Participants selected at the local county level will advance to the state contest on April 29th at Parkland Community College in Champaign.

To participate in Bureau County’s contest or become an enrolled 4-H member, contact Danielle Gapinski, Bureau County 4-H Program Coordinator, at [email protected] or 815-875-2878.

The Mission of University of Illinois Extension is to provide practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. Visit our website at https://extension.illinois.edu/blmp

If you have questions or need more information, please call University of Illinois Extension- Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit Office at 815-875-2878. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please indicate when registering or contact the Extension office. Extension offices are located in Princeton, Ottawa, Henry and in Oglesby on the IVCC campus.

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