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County News

March 3, 2015

Do you help take care of an older family member or friend? If so, you are not alone. Over 65 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or on an intermittent basis. Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach is here to help by providing Powerful Tools for Caregivers. Get the tools you need to take care of yourself duringsix sessions held at the ISU Extension and Outreach O’Brien County conference room Monday evenings starting April 6. Sessions run from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The O’Brien County extension office is located at 340 2nd St. SE in Primghar.

January 25, 2015

4-H members in grades 6, 7 or 8th can register now for 4-H PLUNGE, an overnight leadership training event held at Camp Foster YMCA located on East Lake Okoboji in Spirit Lake.

December 1, 2014

Identity theft is growing; the fastest growing type of financial fraud.12 million reported cases of fraud last year resulted in $9 million in lost income. The average payment last year was $9,650. Extension and Outreach finance specialists offer log on and learn sessions to learn more.

November 4, 2014

 

What is FSQA? The Iowa 4-H Food Safety and Quality Assurance program is a curriculum consisting of a members manual, teaching outlines designed for three rotations and activities. It is designed to be                            coordinated by local staff and taught by local volunteers who are trained through a train-the-trainer approach, coordinated by the State 4-H Office. All 4-H’ers exhibiting beef, swine, sheep and dairy (both dairy cattle and dairy goat), meat goat, rabbit and poultry must get certified. 

Rising Star Internship
September 23, 2014

Attention Iowa State University college students! Northwest Iowa and Southeast Iowa areas offer internship opportunities summer of 2015. Application deadline Feb. 25, 2015!

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