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County News

April 14, 2016

The Big Four Fairbook is now available online. The Big Four Fair will be held at the Big 4 Fairgrounds, Postville Iowa, June 17-19, 2016.  Continue on for more Big Four Fair information and for all of the great shows!

April 7, 2016

Each time they recite the 4-H pledge, 4-H members promise to use their "hands to larger service." Now, Iowa 4-H members are taking that pledge to a new level as they use citizenship to improve the communities in which they live.

Citizenship Regional Focus is a 4-H citizenship program for middle-school and high school youth. 4-H delegates from Chickasaw, Clayton, and Fayette counties participated in a two-year program which culminated in a seven-day trip to Springfield, IL, Gettysburg, PA and Washington, D.C. The program enriches young people’s lives by expanding their appreciation and respect for themselves and others in the world. They learn and practice skills that will make them better citizens and more successful individuals. 
 

March 8, 2016

Become an Iowa Master Gardener by completing the core training course this fall through an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach County office. Gardeners will learn best practices for choosing plants, designing gardens and managing pests. Classes start at all locations in September 2016.

March 4, 2016

Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities, in partnership with the Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative (FFI), announced today plans to host community leaders from throughout the Midwest with an interactive three-day workshop, “Leadership for Community Health Improvement.” The goal of the program is to share best practices in community health innovation to bring about improvement initiatives to improve the health and wellness of local communities.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Himar Hernandez, community and economic development assistant director, talks about helping a Latino couple start two new businesses and improve their family’s financial security. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

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April 29, 2016 08:36 AM

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