County News

November 7, 2013

On November 3rd, Dubuque County 4-H held its annual Awards Night at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. This event recognizes 4-H members, volunteers, leaders, and parents for their service and dedication to the 4-H program throughout the past year. More than 150 participants attended and enjoyed an ice-cream social followed by the presentation of awards.

September 4, 2013

Henry Kruse Jr. grew up being an active member of the Dyersville Jr. Farmers 4-H club. He later served Dubuque County by being a leader for over 40 years. He led all six of his children through the 4-H program and looks forward to watching his grandchildren participate in 4-H, too.

August 14, 2013

Although making friends comes naturally for many children, some children need a little help, says Susan Taylor, a family life program specialist with Dubuque County ISU Extension and Outreach.

Key Links of Interest for Farmers, Landowners, & Dairy News
July 1, 2013

Looking for information on Land Rental Rates, Land Values, or Pasture Rental? Check out this page for the latest info.

June 26, 2013

Dubuque County 4-H Youth Leader’s partnership with Kwik Stop has helped raise thousands of dollars to go towards the purchase of shoes and boots. This past week, Kwik Stop, an affiliation of Rainbo Oil Company, presented the youth leaders with a check for $2,696.65.

June 14, 2013

Click here to see job openings and internship postings for our Dubuque County office.

Health Insurance
May 22, 2013

Dramatic changes in the health insurance market have occurred as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Change continues with the creation of the Health Benefit Exchange (referred to as “Exchanges”), open for enrollment October 1, 2013. Exchanges are a new mechanism for purchasing health insurance coverage.

March 19, 2013

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Heidi and Chris Ludescher's Garden 2014
April 28, 2015

Take a tour of some of the most beautiful landscapes and gardens in Dubuque this year at our annual Tour of Gardens! Master Gardeners will be on-site to answer gardening questions and offer hands-on gardening experiences. Register today! 

April 15, 2015

That time is here for the 2015 4-H Junior Adventure Camp!  Don't miss out on all of the fun, meeting new people and making long lasting friendships!!!

March 30, 2015

Learn about how to plan and plant a native landscape at our Monthly Lunch 'n Learn Garden Series, June 3rd from 12:15-12:45pm at the Multicultural Family Center! FREE to attend!

March 23, 2015

Join other 4-H’ers in grades 7-9 from Cedar, Clinton, Dubuque, Delaware, Jackson, and Muscatine counties for  fun at the Wapsi River Environmental Center in Dixon, Iowa. 
Arrive at 6 PM Friday and Depart at 4 PM Saturday. Cost:  $50 ~~ Includes all meals and snacks, overnight stay, fishing, hiking, star gazing, cooking, team-building activities and much more! Space is limited to 60 registrants. 

March 4, 2015

Don't miss out on the 2015 Dubuque County Junior Project Day on May 16 to have fun, make friends and get prepared for the 2015 Dubuque County Fair!

March 3, 2015

Register to have fun and make some great fair projects!

February 12, 2015

Spend a week learning and perfecting your horsemanship skills, making new friend and the most important ....... HAVING FUN!  

January 29, 2015

Interested in building a school garden or integrating gardening education into the core curriculum? Check out our new School Garden 101 training program for teachers, school faculty, and community volunteers to see how you can build a strong team and take the next steps towards achieving a successful educational garden!

August 21, 2014

Come support a great cause! The Dubuque County Youth Leaders will be having a Steak Fry Fundraiser on Sunday, September 14th from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Neumann’s Bar & Grill. Proceeds will benefit Happy Feet, our 4-H Youth Leaders' project to buy shoes & boots for kids in need in our area.

April 11, 2013

Congratulations to long-time volunteer and Extension Council member Barbara Thole.  This award recognizes her many contributions to the success of Dubuque County Extension and the 4-H program.

Jim Theisen Receives Friend of Extension Award
March 26, 2012

The Dubuque County Extension Council has awarded Jim Theisen the annual Friend of Extension Award for his significant contributions to Extension's mission and 4-H/Youth Development activities in our county.

January 26, 2012

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