County News

July 3, 2014

On Thursday, June 26that the State 4-H Conference Catelyn Graham and Christian Graham received State Awards for their project work.  Catelyn received a Project award in Leadership and Christian in Beef.

June 27, 2014

The July edition of Words on Wellness is now available by clicking here.

June 18, 2014

The Iowa Master Gardener program and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are once again offering a series of summer garden webinars for the general public.

Trees are one of the most valuable components of home landscapes. Because weather patterns over the past couple of years have taken a toll on landscape trees, and because the Emerald Ash Borer is advancing across the state, the theme for the 2014 summer webinars is Totally Trees.

June 18, 2014

Poweshiek County Master Gardeners are hosting a fundraiser, Master Garden Tour, in Montezuma on July 5th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity for you and your friends or family to stroll through the beautiful gardens in Montezuma.

May 19, 2014

Attention to all Poweshiek Clover Kids. We are inviting you out to Diamond Lake in Montezuma at shelter house # 1 on Thursday, June 12thfrom 9 am to 1:30 pm for our end of the year celebration. The activities planned for the day are fishing, hiking, roasting hotdogs, making smore’s and using dip nets! Bring a friend and try to carpool. We look forward to a fun filled day.  Click here to download the informational flyerClick here to download the registration form.

May 19, 2014

Dear Poweshiek County Clover Kids. We are inviting you out to Diamond Lake in Montezuma at shelter house # 1 on Thursday, June 12th from 9 am to 1:30 pm for our end of the year celebration. The activities planned for the day are fishing, hiking, roasting hotdogs, making smore’s and using dip nets! Bring a friend and try to carpool. We look forward to a fun filled day. Please log on to our website www.extension.iastate.edu/poweshiek to print off a registration form or call the Poweshiek Extension Office at 641-623-5188. Please register by June 6th.

May 19, 2014
Kids in 4th – 8th grade are invited to join the fun and learn about the science of the”Cookie Factory”. Our workshop locations are Thursday, May 29th at Community Hope Church Youth Center in Montezuma; Friday, May 30th at BGM High School in Brooklyn and Friday, June 6th in Grinnell at the Methodist Church. All sessions will run from 9:00 am to 3 pm. The cost is $10 for 4-H members and $15 for Non 4-H members. Registration deadline is 1 week before your selected class (space is limited).  Click here to download the flyer.
May 19, 2014

Click here for pre-registeration information for Shooting Classes at Big Springs Shooting Range.  Classes will be held Thursday's from June 12 - July 10th, from 6-8 pm

May 16, 2014

The May edition of Words on Wellness is available by clicking here.

May 2, 2014

The cash rental rate information presented in this publication is the result of a survey of farmers, landowners, lenders, real estate brokers, and professional farm managers.  Click here to download the current Cast Rent Survey.

March 24, 2014

Poweshiek County Extension 4-H Junior Master Gardener Program will begin meeting Thursday, March 27th at the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds The club is open to all youth in grades 4 through 8 whether or not they are currently 4-H members.

March 10, 2014

The March Words on Wellness is now availble by clicking here.

February 19, 2014

All commercial pesticide applicators must take examinations in order to become initially certified and some choose to become re-certified by examination rather than by attending continuing instructional courses.  A training session designed to help individuals prepare for the commercial pesticide applicator examinations will be offered in Washington on Wednesday, March 5 in the Washington County Extension Office on the fairgrounds at 2223 250th St.  The test help session will run from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

January 29, 2014

The Poweshiek County Extension Council elected four officers during the organizational meeting January 21, 2014.  The nine-member council annually elects officers to comply with Iowa law.

January 7, 2014

The January Words on Wellness is now availble by clicking here.

December 28, 2013

A six week Babysitting Class will be offered at the Grinnell Drake Library starting in January.

December 9, 2013

Ricochet: An Extreme Leadership Adventure will be offered in Poweshiek County December 29thand 30th. Ricochet is an Adventure that brings out the leader within.  Seventh through Ninth graders from Poweshiek County and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to be a part of this Experience! 

December 9, 2013

The December Issue of Words on Wellness is now available by clicking here.

October 3, 2013

October's edition of Words On Wellness is now available by clicking here.

September 5, 2013

Begin on September 3rd – Do not re-enroll before that ! 

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