County News

November 21, 2016

Filing a tax return is important but can be costly for lower-income households.  Volunteers can help through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) in Hamilton County.  New volunteer tax preparers are needed at local VITA sites operated under the supervision of ISU Extension in Hamilton County.

November 15, 2016

Holidays usually mean special gatherings and seeing family and friends. For some families that means traveling or changes in daily routines that can make holidays a stressful event. 

November 11, 2016

Annual training is required for private pesticide applicators wanting to re-certify to apply restricted use pesticides.  Certified applicators who do not attend annual training will have to take an exam to re-certify. 

November 2, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering special training to help food service professionals meet the industry standards and their obligation to consumers. The program aims to provide food safety training for restaurant and other food service managers and professionals. Participants will have the option of testing for certification upon training completion.

July 1, 2016

Campers from Hamilton, Hardin, Webster, Wright and Humboldt counties come together for fun and adventure at Junior Camp.  View pictures from their adventures right here!

June 29, 2016

Check out just a small sampling of pcitures taken by the paricipants of Photo Camp this year.  Contact our office for more information on Photo Camp!

October 1, 2015

The 2016 IFBF Scholarship application is available in a working PDF format to interested students of Iowa Farm Bureau members. 

August 17, 2015

The purpose of 4-H recordkeeping is to teach how to keep records, which is an important life skill. Recordkeeping is an ongoing process that does not end when the 4-H year ends. Youth are encouraged to select from a variety of alternatives to meet their individual recordkeeping needs and learning styles.

August 29, 2013

Get Acquainted and Belonging Activities are very important for any group as they are forming. It allows them to share things they have in common and to connect with others of similar interests. It also provides opportunities for people to practice social skills which are so imporant in making new friends and learning how to find a place in your group.

August 7, 2013

Information and applications for County Awards and Record Keeping Evaluation forms can be found here.

October 3, 2012

Hamilton County has had some very significant contributions to the history of Iowa 4-H.

Hamilton County 4-H
October 3, 2012

Want to join 4-H or re-enroll?  Use 4-H Online to join the fun!

August 16, 2012

Click above to see local 4-Her's in action!

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