Northeast Iowa is planning an exciting festival of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities students and their families. This free event, which takes place at the Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Wilder Business Center
The 2014 Fayette County 4-H Lock in was held at the Upper Iowa Rec Center February 28-March 1. The evening started off with members of the County 4-H Council leading get acquainted games to the 35 youth in attendance, followed by games of basketball, board games and chatting. Over 400 Domestic Abuse Safety Packets were assembled for Helping Services of Northeast Iowa as a community service project. Pizza, ice cream and munchies were enjoyed by all in attendance throughout the evening. Photo page
Mr. Al Miller became the Fayette County Engineer this past September. He recently visited the citizenship group and shared about his job. Along with what type of schooling is needed to become a county engineer, what his duties consist of and different departments he oversees. Mr. Miller also shared photos of recent jobs that were completed within in the county. The youth and adults in attendance asked questions which mostly focused around the blizzard and snow accumulation in Fayette County.
Teresa Dehning, Volunteer Program Coordinator with Helping Services for Northeast Iowa spoke with the County Council members on Teen Dating Violence and Domestic Abuse. As a community service project the members helped build 208 Safety Kit booklets that are used by the local law enforcement agencies when they are called out to a domestic abuse investigation.