Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

March 19, 2020

Our doors are closed, but we are still here for you!

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March 30, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach will provide virtual meetings to help couples ELEVATE their relationships

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March 17, 2020

Coping with a frightening event in the news can be difficult for children and their families, says Lesia Oesterreich, a family life specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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March 17, 2020

Over the past few weeks, we have been bombarded with information about preparing for and protecting ourselves from being infected with COVID-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus.

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March 17, 2020

What can Iowans do to protect themselves from this virus? Three Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists recommend one simple and important method: Properly wash your hands.

 

Statewide Resources

  • ISU Extension assists Iowa communities in planning and encouraging sustainable community and economic development that lead to positive quality of life for all citizens.

  • Helping the College of Engineering and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach carry out their land-grant university mission to improve the quality of life in Iowa by enhancing the performance of Iowa industry.

  • The CVC facilitates networking among small and medium size rural communities, sponsors policy analyses, engages communities in dialogue, and fosters discussion among rural and urban interests.

  • ICIP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Data on each county in Iowa including population demographics, education, retail sales, personal income, employment, occupation, housing, and family characteristics.

  • Reports of recent and historical trends in the local retail trade sector by city.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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