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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Story County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We take the university’s research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans.

Read about the ways ISU Extension and Outreach meets local needs, improves quality of life, and helps make Story County a better place to live.


County News

October 23, 2014

The Health Insurance Marketplace opens on November 15, so it is time for consumers to choose their health insurance for 2015.  Selecting a policy involves more than just looking at the monthly premium cost. 

Consumers need to understand out-of-pocket costs and consider their health care needs.

October 23, 2014

Voters will have the opportunity to elect five members of the Story County Extension Council from a slate with four candidates at the Nov. 4 general election.  One of the positions will be elected by write-in.

October 22, 2014

There will be a Babysitting Basics Class on Friday, November 7that the ISU-Story County Extension office located at 220 H Avenue in Nevada.

September 15, 2014

Are you interested in multimedia (photography, photo editing, video production, presentation software, and web design), robotics, game design, and app design?  If so, come to the first HyperStream meeting Thursday, September 25 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the DMACC Career Center, Room 217, at 1420 S Bell Avenue in Ames. 

April 24, 2007

Anyone who is carrying out an educational program or activity which benefits the 4-H Youth of Story County may apply for a Story County 4-H Foundation Grant. 4-H youth or adult volunteers may also request financial assistance for skill development and/or

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 13, 2014 02:06 PM

Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

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