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.

ISU Extension and Outreach provides educational opportunities for economic development, food and the environment, health and well-being, and K-12 youth outreach. We meet local needs, so Dickinson County can be an even better place for the next generation. Take a look at our NEW 2013 Annual Report to the Citizens

County News

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April 4, 2014

The monthly "Cloverleaf Connection Newsletter" has LOTS of upcoming events, dates, and deadlines! Be sure to check it out!

March 1, 2014

Would you like to learn the basics of babysitting? Are you in 5th grade or above? If so, we've got a program designed just for you... It's a  Red Cross Certified Babysitter Training Course offered on April 26th or June 5th. Check out the Babysitter Registration Flyer for details on both workshops.

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March 1, 2014

ServSafe Training is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2014 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Office located at 1600 15th Street, Spirit Lake, IA . It will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at approximately 5:30 p.m. The program is designed for food service providers in restaurants, grocery stores or other food service organizations.

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March 1, 2014

Adventures in nature are only part of the experiences young people will have this summer at 4-H camps offered by the ISU Extension and Outreach 4-H program.

February 28, 2014

Are you in 6th - 8th grade? Do you have an interest in possibly developing your hobbies into a business? If so, come check out this summer Entrepreneurship Academy. It runs from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. on July 7-11 at ILCC in Spencer. Cost is $49 with scholarships available, as well as transportation to Spencer.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 18, 2014 10:34 AM

The Water Rocks! team came home with 15 awards at the 23rd Annual Iowa Motion Picture Association award ceremony, including three Awards...

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