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County News

January 20, 2015

The 4th Annual Mahaska County 4-H & FFA Gala will be held on Friday, March 13.  This event is the major fundraising event for the 2015 Southern Iowa Fair 4-H & FFA Youth Shows Fund.  Full details and a list of Silent Auction items can be found by clicking the link above.
This fund covers the cost of 4-H and FFA judges, premiums, trophies, banners, and plaques for the Southern Iowa Fair.

March 3, 2015

Mahaska County Master Gardener meeting is rescheduled to March 10 at 6 pm.  The Pesticde webinar is rescheduled to March 17 at 5:30 pm.

March 3, 2015

The educational events will be held at the Mahaska County Extension Office Auditorium.  All presentations are on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm, are open to the public, and free to attend.  Prior registration is not required, but appreciated.

March 2, 2015

The "Raising a Thinking Child," two hour program for child care providers, was desgned to share tools for child care providers to help their children solve daily conflicts, explore alternative solutions and consider the feelings of others.

February 17, 2015

All Kindergarten-3rd Graders are invited to take part in the STEAMblast Day Camp on March 16-18 at the Extension office.  Cost is only $20 and includes a lot of hands-on activities, experiments, crafts, games, snacks, and fun!  Camp is limited to 20, so register TODAY!





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