County News

June 26, 2014

Summer is here and it's time to fire up the grill!  Here are a few tips for safe grilling.

May 16, 2014

Des Moines County 4-H is excited and proud to announce the establishment of a county endowment fund with the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  There are over 75 county endowment funds established with the Iowa 4-H Foundation.

The partnership of Des Moines County and Iowa 4-H foundation provides benefits to local supporters and the local 4-H program.  The county endowment fund replaces the formally known Friends of 4-H.  There are several ways to give towards the Des Moines County Endowment. Follow the link to get more information.

May 9, 2014

Southeast Iowa Final Drive offers 4 scholarships for senior 4-H and FFA members in the six participating counties: Des Moines, Henry, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine and Washington. For more information click here.

January 27, 2014

Winners of the Outstanding Citizenship and Danforth I Dare You! Award were Will DeBerg and Jaci Steffener!

January 27, 2014

Will DeBerg and Curtis Messer received this year's Outstanding Leadership Award

January 27, 2014

Dean Van Ness receives a clock and a framed picture as a thank you for his 34 years of service.

January 22, 2014

Parents, Please come join us for a free nutition and cooking class!

January 7, 2014

The Outstanding Achievement Award in 4-H was awarded to Will DeBerg , Curtis Messer, and Jaci Steffener.

July 16, 2013

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Burlington in Des Moines County, making this the second location where the invasive beetle has been found in Iowa.  Click through for more information.

January 18, 2012

4-H is the largest youth organization in the WORLD!

March 25, 2011

Community service activities have always been an important part of the 4-H experience. Get some ideas on how to implement this with your club.

January 4, 2011

Facebook users are invited to stay up-to-date with Des Moines County Extension by joining us on Facebook. We keep the link right here -- or search for Iowa State University Extension, Des Moines County

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