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2016 Jasper County Fair Book

The 2016 Jasper County Fairbook is at the printers but you can view it online. 

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County News

September 21, 2016

What are you doing in February, March and April? If you don’t have plans to dip your toes in the warm sand of a tropical beach I have a suggestion for you.  Find a local VITA program and volunteer to help.

September 20, 2016

Teenagers may view getting a job simply as a way to earn money, and that’s a valid reason to work. However, employment may bring additional benefits to teens and perhaps a few concerns for their parents, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 20, 2016

While flowering plants have a limited growing season outdoors, the 2017 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Garden Calendar showcases plants that can keep a home bright and beautiful throughout the year.

August 31, 2016

Weather has sure been in the news lately – nationally, and also locally. It’s a sobering reminder of the importance of having insurance on your home and possessions – whether you are a renter or an owner. Regularly reviewing your coverage, probably with your insurance agent, is a key to ensuring you have the coverage you need.

August 30, 2016

This past week I was reminded of how different a simple financial transaction can be depending on what you are buying, how much you are spending, and your personal history of using credit. I was helping an individual find and buy a used car. Advertising would lead you to believe that there are plenty of good used cars to select from and financing is affordable.


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Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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September 20, 2016 12:21 PM

Families with land in 13 northern Iowa counties shared their family stories at the Iowa Land Grant Legacy celebration at the Clay County...

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