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Monday, September 24, 2012 - 15:39

Two cross country races and a fun run/walk will provide family-friendly competition in a scenic location, with unique distance options and vertical challenges. The events are part of the first Get Vertical 4-H Adventure Race on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Iowa 4-H Camping Center near Madrid, Iowa.

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 12:52

Most workers look forward to retiring, and ideally get to choose when to retire. Sometimes an employer will suggest early retirement. An Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication helps employees with early retirement decisions.

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 12:46

With its 2013 Healthy & Homemade calendar, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is working alongside Governor Branstad’s new Healthiest State Initiative to help Iowans live healthier.

Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 13:38

Children of all ages are more likely to be motivated in school when parents stay positive about school and homework. In September learn how to make homework a positive part of children’s school experience in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 12:25

Cindy Thompson recently joined the ranks of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as a family life/family finance program specialist in northeast Iowa. Thompson will work from the Chickasaw County Extension and Outreach office in New Hampton.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 09:47

Students do better in school when their parents are involved in their learning. In September Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring a free, interactive webinar for parents, grandparents and teachers with tips on how to help children and youth be successful learners.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 13:44

In the early 1920s, Iowa 4-H was in its youth; today Iowa 4-H is thriving and in its prime, reaching one in every five Iowa school-age youth. Iowa State University has always played a central role with 4-H Youth Development in Iowa, and the university preserves early 4-H memorabilia through the Iowa State University Library’s Special Collections Department.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 12:19

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wants to hear from Iowans about how Iowa State in partnership with counties can best serve citizens. Five town hall meetings have been scheduled across the state.

Friday, August 3, 2012 - 10:33

The Iowa State Fair, Aug. 9-19, is packed with rides, food vendors, entertainment, exhibits and other attractions. In addition, find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.