Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Sydney Yalshevec

International 4-H Youth Exchange Brings Switzerland Native to Kimball


Image Courtesy of Monika Fries

Monika Fries

The International 4-H Youth Exchange (IFYE), is a program that affords youths 19 and older the opportunity to travel to another country to learn about agriculture. Recently Mark and Jenna Miller were a host family to a girl from Switzerland.

Switzerland can fit inside Nebraska about three times and has roughly the population of New York City. In Switzerland they speak German, French, or Italian depending on the area one lives in, and they measure their land in a unit called hectares instead of acres. A hectare can contain about 2 acres.

Monika Fries, 23, is visiting the Miller family thro...

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