County News

May 20, 2016

Join the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation for the 7th Annual Breakfast on the Farm event on Saturday, June 18, from 8:30 a.m. – Noon, at Iowa’s Dairy Center in Calmar, Iowa. Iowa’s Dairy Center is located just south of Calmar at 1527 Highway 150 South.

May 20, 2016

As winter has given way to spring, insects have begun to reappear in lawns and gardens across the state. Attracting insects such as butterflies or bees is a simple process that can add beauty to any outdoor space.

May 20, 2016

Iowa’s only land trust dedicated to protecting food farms announces its first SILT Showcase Series, highlighting four Sustainable Iowa Land Trust farms across the state this summer.

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.

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.

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.

July 2, 2015

The twenty five horse project members in Howard county participated in games on Saturday at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

July 2, 2015

Twenty Five Howard County 4-H and FFA members participated in the Wednesday horse show at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

June 29, 2015

The 2015 4-H and FFA Beef Show was hled on Saturday, June 28, 2015 at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

June 27, 2015

The 2015 4-H and FFA Rabbit Show was held on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

June 26, 2015

The 2015 4H and FFA Swine Show was held on Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco, Iowa.

June 26, 2015

The 2015 4-H and FFA Dog Obedience Show was held at the Mighty Howard County Fair on Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Cresco, Iowa.

June 25, 2015

The 2015 4-H and FFA Meat Goat show was held on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco.

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