Dawson County 4-H Places Third The only contest held this year at the Premier Animal Science Event at UNL was the state Senior 4-H Livestock Judging Contest. Dawson County fielded a team and came away with a thirdplace finish, just behind Lincoln and Buffalo Counties. Leading the way for Dawson was Mattison Beattie, Sumner; who ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!