High Desert Grange


Fallon Ford Pay it Forward Benefits Grange

By The Publisher | December 26, 2019 |

Fallon Ford Toyota pays it forward to the High Desert Grange by Suzann Gilliland Peterson — The High Desert Grange was one of the recipients of Fallon Ford Toyota’s “Pay It Forward” yearly event.  Tim Mitchell, General Manager of Fallon Ford Toyota, presented the Grange with a check in the amount of $900.00 on December…

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Youth Leadership Program Accepting Students

By The Publisher | December 24, 2019 |

by Suzann Gilliland Peterson — Oasis Toastmasters and the High Desert Grange are now accepting students for the 2020 Youth Leadership Program, a free 8-week course provided by Toastmasters International for youth ages 10 to 19 in our community. All materials are provided at no charge. This is the fourth year of the program in…

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Grange to Recycle Wreaths at Fernley Veterans Cemetery

By The Publisher | December 23, 2019 |

  by Suzann Gilliland Peterson — Fallon’s High Desert Grange participated in the national Wreaths Across America on Dec. 14 by laying wreaths on the graves of veterans at the Churchill County Cemetery.  This is the second year local Grange members have joined others throughout the country in honoring our veterans. In addition to actively…

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Sixth Annual Goat and Sheep Sale Success

By The Publisher | October 4, 2019 |

by Gloria Montero The Fallon Livestock and Nevada Goat Producers held their sixth annual Goat and Sheep Sale on September 21st.  This special sale is put on once a year around this time providing an opportunity for breeders to sale their animals.  Fourteen hundred head were sold at the Fallon Livestock and were sold at…

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High Desert Grange Gives Rye Patch a Helping Hand

By The Publisher | September 6, 2019 |

By Suzann Gilliland Peterson — On August 9, 10, and 11, The High Desert Grange assisted with the cleanup and improvement efforts of park rangers at Rye Patch State Park for the second year in a row.  Community involvement is one of the tenants of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry…

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Be an Afterschool HERO

By Editor | August 12, 2019 |

There is a hero for everyone and this year the High Desert Grange and Epworth United Methodist Church will be the hero for 90 community school children. The Grange and Epworth have received a grant from the Churchill Community Coalition to create an afterschool program that will serve students in kindergarten through sixth grade.  Organizers…

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Three local Grange members attend Range Camp

By Editor | July 5, 2019 |

by Rachel Dahl — The Lahontan Valley Conservation District sponsored two young men from the High Desert Grange to attend Nevada Youth Range Camp at the Smith Creek Ranch this summer. The 230,000 acre ranch is located 50 miles east of Fallon and is a combination of private lands owned by the Hendrix family and…

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Farm Day at Northside

By Editor | May 30, 2019 |

by Leanna Lehman — What could be more fun than 180 pre-kindergarten students spending part of their Friday playing games and petting farm animals? Not much, if you ask them. Thanks to Gloria Montero and Grange students that are currently raising and showing livestock, Northside students had an opportunity to interact with chickens, sheep, goats,…

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High Desert Grange Visits Legislature

By Editor | May 11, 2019 |

by Rachel Dahl — Social media definitely has its benefits, as a group of young Fallonites recently learned. Apparently, Assemblywoman Robin Titus (R-38, Wellington) follows the Facebook page of the High Desert Grange and saw posts of the January – February 2019 Youth Leadership Program class.  She extended an invitation to the class to sit…

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High Desert Grange Livestock Show Results

By Editor | May 7, 2019 |

                              Grange Livestock Show Swine – Market Quality: 36 Exhibitors Swine – 1st Place Showmanship Grand Champion A.J. Thompson, Gridley, California Junior Steve Banta Wellington, Nevada Reserve Champion Gilliam Urton Smith, Nevada Intermediate Gillian Urton Smith, Nevada Senior A.J. Thompson Gridley,…

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