County News

June 23, 2016

The 4-H and FFA Dairy Show was held in Cresco on June 22, 2016 at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

June 23, 2016

The 4-H Pet show was held at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

June 23, 2016

The 4-H and FFA Dog Obedience show was held on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco, Iowa.

Spring Fair 2016
April 12, 2016

The 2016 4-H Spring Fair was held on Saturday, April 9 at NICC in Cresco with lots of educational presentations, working exhibits, clothing selection. $15 clothing challenge, and Share The Fun acts.

March 31, 2016

Twelve youth from Howard County participated in the Iowa Falls Equine Extravaganza.

March 16, 2016

The Howard County Citizenship 4-H group met at the Iowa State Capitol on March 2.

June 23, 2016

The 4-H and FFA Market Goat Show was held at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco on June 23, 2016.

June 21, 2016

A pasture walk will be held at the Paul Mohlis farm near Fayette on Tuesday, July 12, starting at 6 pm.

June 21, 2016

Biswa Dasm an Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor at Iowa State University spoke to over 20 city clerks and administrators on June 16 at the Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission (UERPC). UERPC assists the Northeast Iowa Clerk’s Association with hosting training sessions quarterly for the group.

June 16, 2016

What would life be like with true wellness and wellbeing? Iowans have been reflecting on that question over the past few months in a pilot program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

June 16, 2016

Those of us who work on food and farming systems know we’re facing a serious crisis in farm country as fewer young people are able to step into farming operations. We know that beginning farmers face an uphill battle and are in critical need of support.

May 31, 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.

May 12, 2016

The Annual Spring Field Day at the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm on June 28.   The field day is free and open to the public.  It starts at the Borlaug Learning Center Headquarters on the ISU Northeast Research Farm and Demonstration Farm.

February 25, 2016

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics Stem Fest on Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Calmar

February 8, 2016

Team Howard County competes in Denver, Colorado at Western National Roundup.

Late Glen Klimesh and Alice Klimesh Family
August 10, 2015

The Late Glen Klimesh and Alice Klimesh Family of Howard County will be inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibit Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 23.

Arrive Alive Tour with Captain Jack Sparrow
August 5, 2015

The Annual Kids Night Out was held in Cresco at the Fairgrounds on Tuesday, August 4, 2015

July 17, 2015

Over 500 4-H projects were exhibited on Monday, June 24 and judged for advancement to the Iowa State Fair in August.

July 8, 2015

Two Howard County 4-H members were honored recently for state 4-H project awards during a ceremony at State Conference in Ames.

July 6, 2015

The 2015 Livestock Ribbon Auction was successful for the 4-H and FFA members in Howard County again this year.

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