County News

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February 8, 2017

It will get started on Sunday, February 19 at 2 pm at First United Methodist Church.  4-H staff and volunteers will introduce 4-H and activities to families.  The annual 4-H youth development fee for brand new members of this brand new club this program year is being sponsored by the Story County 4-H Foundation this year.

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February 6, 2017

Do you need trustworthy information on financial topics?  “Of course you do!” says Barb Wollan, ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist in Family Finance.  “Everyone needs trustworthy financial information, no matter what their age, income, or financial experience. The world of finances is always changing, so even if you already know a lot about money, you always have more to learn.”

Brian Zeigler
January 31, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Story County will offer a QuickBooks for Farms and Businesses course to anyone interested in learning how to use QuickBooks for their business on Monday, March 13 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. The program will be presented at the Story County Extension and Outreach Office at 220 H Ave in Nevada.

The February 21 class is full.

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January 27, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers nutrition classes to families on limited incomes with children under age 10 or who are expecting a child.

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January 27, 2017

When a couple has a healthy relationship, their family is more likely to be stable and their children have agreater opportunity to flourish, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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January 26, 2017

Money Talk: A Financial Course for Women,” will be offered in Ames beginning Thursday March 23, sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The series will continue weekly through April 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m., with no session scheduled for April 13.

January 17, 2017

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January 17, 2017

The Story County Master Gardener Association (SCMGA) was honored recently to present donations to various central Iowa organizations.  SCMGA promotes interest in horticulture and conservation and preservation of natural resources.  All members have graduated the Master Gardener Program thru Iowa State University Extension service and continue to work closely with them to achieve these goals.

January 3, 2017

Whatever your financial goals, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers tools that can help you move forward.

December 6, 2016

Indoor flowering plants highlighted in calendar that also features garden tips

November 22, 2016

Five Story County residents were elected to the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Story County Council in the Nov. 8 general election. They areTim Couser-Nevada, Megan Jedlicka-McCallsburg, Melissa McEnany-Ames, Leonard Foley-Huxley and MaryAnn Gardner-Nevada.

September 12, 2016

Mary Wilkins began her work with ISU Extension and Outreach-Story County as the County 4-H Youth Coordinator over 14 years ago. During that time, Mary has created a vibrant 4-H program that has over 400 enrolled 4-H’ers in grades 4-12 in addition to 175 enrolled 4-H Clover Kids in Kindergarten through third grade. 

Katelyn Blake, CYC and Katie Williams, PA
June 29, 2016

Two new staff join the Story County Extension team in time for county fair.  While they both have 4-H and county fair experiences, this will be their first Story County Fair.  Katelyn Blake joins the team as the County 4-H Youth Coordinator and Katie Williams as Program Assistant.

           

February 13, 2016

Story County Master Gardener Association is offering a $500 scholarship to graduating senior or graduates of a Story, Boone or Marshall County High School (or home- schooled student) planning to attend or attending an Iowa College, University, or Area Community College.

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