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Area second-graders participate in safety day


Courtney Fletcher

4-H members, Tyler Miller, Adrew Dible and Seth McMillen, informed students about farm equipment safety at Wednesday's event at Lodgepole Youth Camp.

The University of Nebraska Extension office hosted its 20th annual Safety Day for local second graders at the Lodgepole Youth Camp on Wednesday.

The camp was filled with more than 150 second-graders from Cheyenne and Deuel counties received hands-on information from local experts and volunteers about farm equipment to basic safety.

Krysti Nienhueser helped organize and bring Safety Day to Sidney when her son, who is now in his 30s, was in second grade.

"When I taught second grade, I went with a UNL Extension educator to a 4-H program, and one of the sessions was on farm safety," Nienhuese...

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