County News

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

Design your own series of face-to-face programs to jumpstart your employees to better health!  Investing in employee health is good for business, so let our experts put together a customized program that will meet your needs.

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

It's income tax season, avoid tax refund anticipation loans and checks - Seek out free income tax preparation assistance

4hOnline HelpSheets
October 10, 2011

Have questions about enrolling or re-enrolling? We can help!

Bernice Schuster Inducted in the Hall of Fame
August 16, 2011

Bernice Schuster will be inducted into the 2011 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Bank On Dubuque guides family financial planning
July 22, 2011

With a free or low-cost bank account, you can start to save for the future and establish a credit history that will help you enter the financial mainstream and achieve your dreams. Even if you’ve had problems in the past or have never had an account befor

Extension to Families...At Work, At Home
May 24, 2011

Extension to Families...At Work, At Home is a bi-monthly newsletter developed by the NE Iowa area family program specialists. Each bi-monthly issue will contain three pages of useful information on nutrition and health, family life, and resource manageme

Eating Well - Moving More
April 5, 2011

Eating Well - Moving More is a wellness program that helps employees make lifestyle changes in five areas that influence hypertension: weight, physical activity, diet, sodium intake, and alcohol intake.

Understanding Design Elements and Art Principles
April 5, 2011

County Fair is coming soon and you will need to be able to explain Design Elements and Art Principles for your Exhibits.

March 29, 2011

Health problems and high debt usually develop gradually. This program motivates and helps YOU get started to improve both your health and finances by identifying small progress steps.

Words on Wellness
September 27, 2010

Your extension connection to nutrition and fitness. This newsletter is written by Iowa State University Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists working in the field and on campus. Published monthly, it promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. You’ll fi

September 22, 2010

Welcome to the Community and Economic Development Program Builder. We are a web based marketplace where community leaders can review and make selections from a variety of technical assistance, consulting and educational programs that will improve the qual

Spraying Fruit Trees
April 27, 2010

Homeowners who grow apples at home have to combat many insect pests and diseases to produce a good crop. Many apple growers reduce their use of pesticides, while still harvesting quality fruit, through a set of practices known as Integrated Pest Managemen

Online State Newsletters Available
February 15, 2010

ISU Extension, along with other informational partners, publish newsletters available to everyone throughout the state. Newsletters for everything from Acreage Living to Vet Med are available at your fingertips.

Record Book Forms and Information
October 20, 2009

Just like a puzzle, your records of your years in 4-H show a picture of you. Record book forms are available online. Some are even formatted so you can type in your information, print them off, and insert them in your record book.

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