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"Hands to Larger Service" County Wide Food Drive

Calling all Clover Kids, 4-H'ers, clubs, families and community!
Saturday, March 4th from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Community Building- Dallas County Fairgrounds
We invite you all to gather food and join us for this great communitity event.  We will be combining our donations for the Dallas County Food Pantries and Friday food backpack programs.  Join us for a morning of giving, fun and education!  Click here for more information!

County News

Help wanted sign
February 16, 2017

Seeking an innovative, energetic professional for a newly created position located in Dallas County, Iowa.

Communication Day
February 8, 2017

Would you like to share your knowledge or hands on activity with a group of people? Would you like a chance to show off your speaking skills and have a chance to advance to the Iowa State Fair?

January 30, 2017

An educational six week series for family caregivers designed to provide the tools a person would need to take better care of themselves and in turn, be better prepared to take care of a loved one.

February 16, 2017

Winter 2017 has been unusually mild in Iowa, with daily high temperatures in the 50s and 60s and approaching record highs. This is good news for those who dislike snow and icy conditions, but it can confuse spring-flowering bulbs and lead to early growth.

February 10, 2017

Learn how to be a responsible and caring babysitter that parents will LOVE to hire

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Small Talk for Early Literacy

Yes, you can read to babies. Through “Small Talk,” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County are helping parents build literacy skills in very young children.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 23, 2017 10:46 AM

February has brought unusually warm temperatures across Iowa, with record highs topping the 70-degree mark. However, it won’t last...

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