Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 10:40

Planting flowers at a local park, preparing a community meal, sharing stories with older adults or performing random acts of kindness: These are a few examples of service projects that Iowa youth...

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 08:37

When the kids start clamoring for a kitten or a dog or a hamster, how should parents respond? During April, family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs talk about when and whether...

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 12:52

Spring begins the farmers’ market season across Iowa. As Iowans seek fresh produce and support local growers, they should follow general guidelines to make sure locally-grown food is safe to...

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 08:04

Iowans have a chance to brush up on money management skills during the 12th annual Money Smart Week, April 20-27. Special events and classes will be offered in Council Bluffs, Creston, Harlan, Des...

Friday, March 29, 2013 - 08:11

During the Quad County Health Fair, 36 older Iowans participated in Iowa State University nutritional assessments for people age 65 and older. Using new measurement tools that detect malnutrition...

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 08:01

Americans are being encouraged to personalize their eating style during National Nutrition Month. This campaign from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses on making informed food choices...

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 09:55

Parents often greet a new baby with stuffed animals, dolls and other toys, all given in anticipation of the play that is to come. During March, learn about the power of play for children of all...

Monday, March 4, 2013 - 11:44

USDA Rural Development and other lending agencies require first-time homebuyers to complete education from a certified provider to qualify for the agency’s rural housing loans. To meet this...

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 13:42

Ongoing effects from the drought may hit closer to home with possible water shortages this year across the state. Iowans can prepare by finding simple ways to conserve water in their own homes.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 15:52

Iowans can beat the winter blues with the Eco Family Virtual Conference. Families can save money on household expenses, spend quality time together and live green in 2013 by participating in the...

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