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County News

January 11, 2017

Did you know that there are estimated 76 million food borne illnesses each year and 225 to 300 million cases of acute gastroenteritis? That figures out to be once a year for each of us.

January 10, 2017

Hardin County ISU Extension will offer two confinement site manure applicator workshops on Tuesday, January 31, at the Hardin County Extension Office at 524 Lawler Street in Iowa Falls. The first will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. and the second from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

September 28, 2016

The Hardin County Community Endowment Foundation (HCCEF) will provide grants to improve the quality of life in Hardin County, Iowa. Deadline for grant applications is 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 3, 2017, with grant recipients being announced in early April. Nonprofit agencies, schools, units of government, or other qualifying charitable organizations operating for the benefit of Hardin County may apply. HCCEF will conduct grant workshops to assist applicants. For a schedule of grant workshops, go to http://endowhardincoiowa.org/home/grants/

November 1, 2017

Returning 4-H members have the opportunity to participate in online re-enrollment. These easy steps will allow you to re-enroll in 4-H anytime of day or night. You can pick a project in your pajamas.

January 11, 2017

If you’re like me, your year-end financial statements are arriving in your mail box or on your computer. The arrival of your financial statements presents great reminder to do a retirement check-up.

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