Dickinson County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Dickinson County

Healthy people, environments, and economies start with Extension. Read about some of the ways Dickinson County Extension builds partnerships and provides quality research-based information from Iowa State University to help you make good decisions.

We Are "Making A Strong Iowa" for citizens in Dickinson County!

Take a look at the NEW 2016 Dickinson County Annual Report to see how Extension impacts local educational opportunities in 4 signature areas of economic development, food and the environment, health and well-being, and K-12 youth outreach. 

County News

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December 1, 2016

Check out the December Newsletter from the Dickinson County Extension Office!  It is designed to share out upcoming educational programs, as well as address the latest local questions, happenings, and helpful information for our communities. This edition includes Holiday Tips, as well as information on youth, families and agriculture program opportunities.

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November 30, 2016

Wowzer... we have a full calendar of events in store for you!  Check out all the upcoming workshops, as well as the December beef weigh-in information in this month's newsletter.

Identity Theft Wordal
November 28, 2016

Learn how to protect your identity, detect suspicious activity and defend against identity theft. This program is designed by ISU Finance Specialists and offered at the convenience of your own computer with a lunch and learn format. Register and receive log on instructions and materials for the December 8th program. Cost is only $5. See the Log On & Learn Flyer for details.

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November 28, 2016

Join us Saturday, December 10th at 9:30 AM in the Extension Office and make your very own all seasons burlap wreath! These wreaths can be decorated for the Holidays, a hobby, or your favorite sports team. Do you have bobbers, antlers, bells, or bows you'd like to attach? Bring them along and we'll provide the rest. Wreath base, burlap,feathers, ribbon, and wires will be provided. Cost of the workshop is $10. Stop in or call to register by December 8th at (712) 336-3488. Workshop is for youth in 4th - 12th grades but adults are encouraged to attend.

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November 23, 2016

ISU Extension and Dickinson County Public Health are sponsoring a training on Wednesday, December 28th from 8AM - 3PM at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Milford. Youth ages ages 11-15 are encouraged to attend. Come learn how to be a trustworthy, responsible, caring, competent, and capable babysitter. Space is limited. Register by Dec. 27th. Cost is only $15. See the Babysitter Flyer for more details.

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