County News

January 23, 2014

The 15 percent of Iowans age 65 or older may be retirement age, but that doesn’t mean they are retiring. Many are remaining in the workforce or are looking for new opportunities. Mid Life & Beyond: The Whole Picture, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, helps them examine how they want to live during their next stage of life.

December 16, 2013

Iowa land values increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row and achieved historic peaks.

November 6, 2013

Historian, mentor and friend are some of the roles that today’s grandparents play. In November, learn about how important grandparents can be in the lives of their grandchildren in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 25, 2013
September 25, 2013

This group answers questions relating to the Affordable Care Act and its effect on people's personal finances. We help people to make informed health insurance choices and to plan for health care costs.

March 6, 2013

Deciding what food is safe to eat and what food should be tossed can be confusing, given the various terms used with dates printed on food containers.

June 13, 2011

Learn how prevention programs are helping communities in southern Iowa. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a program designed to empower family caregivers with valuable tools as they care for ill or aging family members. The Mentoring Program in Appanoose C

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