County News

March 19, 2014

Clay County Extension will be offering testing this year for canner pressure gauges.  Clients can drop off their lids Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  The lids can be picked up on the next business day.  There is no fee and clients do not need to call ahead.

February 21, 2014

Thank you to Paul & Julie Kassel for choosing the Clay County 4-H Program as the recipient of their Monsanto America's Farmers Grow Communities check!

February 13, 2014

The 2013 Clay County 4-H Clover Bowl was held on February 10th, 2014 at the Hap Ketelsen Community Center in Everly.  Over 300 awards were handed out to 4-H members and club leaders.

November 27, 2013

The 2014 State Volunteer Retreat (February 7-8) will be offered for free, but is limited to the first 100 registrants. 

November 19, 2013

The Clay County Junior Lego League 4-H Club Kidnetic Energy was featured in the Spencer Daily Reporter.

October 16, 2013

Clay County 4-H Youth Development Program has citizenship as one of its priority topics. The Clay county 4-H clubs take this very seriously as every year interested clubs submit an essay declaring a charity or project they would like to raise money to support.

August 22, 2013

For the fourthyear, Spencer Municipal Utilities has partnered with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and 4-H to bring filmmaking to students.  This fun and educational week-long series was taught by Eric Meeter from SMU and was offered to area youth in grades 4-12.

August 15, 2013

ISU Extension and Outreach - Clay County hosted two week-long Robotics SpIn Events, Gear Tech I and also Gear Tech II.  These two camps focused on robotics, GPS and GIS for area youth in grades 4-9.

August 14, 2013

Results for the 2013 Achievement Fair

August 6, 2013

ISU Extension and Outreach - Clay County hosted a “Explorations in Vet Science” SpIn Event at the Clay County Fairgrounds.

July 30, 2013

The top Junior Division and top Intermediate/Senior Division Clay County 4-Hers were awarded for their consumer judging ability and will advance to the District Competition held during the Clay County Fair.

July 18, 2013

Have you signed up for the K-3 Stuffed Animal Show at the Clay County Fair on Tuesday September 10th at 5:30pm?

This exciting event is open to all CC-E, Spencer and Sioux Central students in grades K-3.  Youth do not need to be in 4-H to participate.

July 17, 2013

Join 4-H on Thursday, July 18th  in the Courthouse Square during Spencer’s Mainstreet Market.  The Clay County Cattlemen will be grilling their famous burgers and 4-H will be serving them with chips, drink and a cookie to raise money for the Clay County 4-H Endowment fund.

July 10, 2013

Two Clay County 4-H members received honors at a ceremony held on June 27 at the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

July 10, 2013

ISU Extension Clay County 4-H Youth Development Program partnered with the Clay County 4-H Rabbit Committee and hosted the “Bunny Basics” SpIn Event.

June 27, 2013

Tour spots included Moose Pond, Stub Johnson Lot and Oneota Park.

June 25, 2013
Executive Chef Brian Kosse brought the kitchen to life by teaching the youth about food safety,  chopping techniques as well as the basics of food preparation.
June 14, 2013

ISU Extension Clay County 4-H Youth Development Program partnered with singer and songwriter, Chad Elliott, to bring an evening of music exploration to area kindergarten through third grade students. 

May 21, 2013

ISU Extension and Outreach - Clay County partnered with Spencer Community Theatre to teach 4-Hers about Comedy Improv. 

May 17, 2013

ISU Extension Clay County has a part-time temporary office assistant position open for the summer. 

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