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County News

September 2, 2015

The Iowa 4-H Foundation sponsors the annual Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Iowa State Fair. Counties nominate volunteers, community leaders, and Extension staff members who have exemplified outstanding service and dedication to the 4-H youth program in their county. Only one individual or couple per county can be nominated each year. Inductees can be recognized posthumously.

August 19, 2015

The Estherville PROSPER Team is preparing to deliver what the World Health Organization names as its “number 1” most effective program for decreasing the onset of drugs and alcohol problems in youth. The program will run every Sunday evening from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the ELC Middle School starting October 4- November 15. 

August 5, 2015
Do you help take care of an older family member or friend? If so, you are not alone. Over 65 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or on an intermittent basis.
 
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide tools you need to take care of yourself.  
August 3, 2015

The 3rd Annual Glowing 4-H Foot Race will be held on Sunday, October 4th, 2015 at 7:00 pm. This is a fundraiser for the Emmet County 4-H Foundation.

June 26, 2015

The Youth Environmental Agriculture Field Days program recently earned the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Seal of Approval. Eight other programs from around Iowa also received this STEM Seal of Approval. It is given to programs that enculturate, sustain and spread STEM thinking.


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August 31, 2015 11:12 AM

A record breaking 125 Iowa 4-H volunteers from 91 counties were inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 23 at the Iowa...

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