County News

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. 

May 9, 2013

Clay County hosted a “Garage Sale Pickers” SpIn Event which taught financial and smart shopping skills to youth and was also a fun `learn by doing` opportunity.

Abby making "Blobber" during Clover Kids
April 26, 2013

The Clay County 4-H Clover Kids program concluded its first session of hands-on science learning experiences this week.  Thirty-one children, grades Kindergarten through 2nd grade, participated this first year in the afterschool program that was held on early out days through a partnership with the Spencer school district.

Noah Rieman rolling hot glass in colored pieces to create his art
April 26, 2013

ISU Extension’s 4-H SpIn Program partnered with Bogenrief Studios of Spencer to offer an amazing opportunity for Clay County 4-Hers.  The youth were able to create their own sculptures with the leadership and help of artist, Jesse Bogenrief. 

April 22, 2013

Provide the spark that inspires a generation.

April 16, 2013

The Resources for Clay County Families Guide has resources ranging from Children's Services to Housing.

April 4, 2013

The “Canine Good Citizen” 6 week SpIn Event taught by Kathy Launderville, Clay County 4-H Dog Committee member, concluded this week with a dog and handler evaluation conducted by Ron Meerdink of Orange City. 

March 28, 2013

Thanks to a generous donation from Max Yield Cooperative, the 2012-2013 Clay County 4-H dues were reduced by $10.00.

March 22, 2013
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