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County News

July 6, 2015

Think you have what it takes to run a marathon? Now's your chance to see if you can! The Summer Fun Kids Marathon runs from July 1-31; see if you can complete 26 miles in one month! Run, walk, or bike at your own pace, when it works for you

July 6, 2015

Think you have what it takes to run a marathon? Now's your chance to see if you can! The Summer Fun Kids Marathon runs from July 1-31; see if you can complete 26 miles in one month! Run, walk, or bike at your own pace, when it works for you

July 2, 2015

A research project by FFI and ISU Extension investigated the effectiveness of a cycle menu featuring Iowa-grown foods to increase local food purchases by schools. By the end of the project, local food purchases by four school districts increased 158 percent in two years.

June 29, 2015

Tickets are still available for the 2015 Family BBQ at the Chickasaw County 4-H & FFA Fair in Nashua! This year the Cattlemen will be serving burgers, baked beans, potato salad and lemonade. Farm Credit Services of America will once again be donating the ice cream for dessert! Tickets are $6.50 each and can be picked up at the Chickasaw County Extension Office (104 E Main St, New Hampton) and a limited number of tickets will be avilable at the door. 

*Be sure to stay for the Fair Queen Crowning after the BBQ! 

June 29, 2015

The Chickasaw County 4-H & Achievement Fair will kick off on Wednesday, July 8th at the Big 4 Fairgrounds in Nashua! See full schedule here...

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