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County News

September 16, 2019

If you're looking for ideas on how to eat healthy and make the most of the time you spend in the kitchen, this workshop series is for you! Join Kelsey Salow, ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist in Nutrition and Wellness, for a three-part series scheduled for October 15, 22, and 29 from 5:30 PM at the St. John Church in Delhi. A light meal will be provided at 5 PM.

September 16, 2019

There is an increase in farm vehicle traffic on Iowa roadways during harvest. So, it is not surprising that this is the time of year when there are also more agricultural collisions on highways and county roads.

Hall of Fame Award
September 4, 2019

Steve Schwietert of Delaware County was inducted into the 2019 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 18. Ninety-six Iowa counties participated this year and selected 135 inductees for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. 

Tri-state
September 3, 2019

The 33rd Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender’s Seminar will be held on Thursday, October 24th at the Best Western Plus Hotel, 3100 Dodge Street, Dubuque, Iowa, from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.

award
August 27, 2019

The “Great Iowa State Pitch Off: STANDING InnOVATION,” was hosted by Iowa State University at the Iowa State Fair to showcase the energy and creativity of young entrepreneurs and how that results in innovation and entrepreneurial projects that impact Iowa communities and businesses.  Stocks along with teammates Owynn McNutt and Charlize DeArmond were awarded the $2,500 Youth Entrepreneur Award.  The runner up of the competition out of 56 pitches competing in the semifinals.

 

 

 

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