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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jefferson County

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County News

May 24, 2018

Are you ready for STEM Investigation Destination 2018!? This year it will be July 23-26. REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

April 20, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Jefferson County has packed their summer full of educational opportunities for all school-age youth. We will host six standalone day camps in June thru August. We are also planning our 2nd annual STEM Investigation Destination Week July 23-26.

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April 12, 2018

A diploma in hand, job applications, and interviews also mean setting up student loan repayment. Graduates can learn tips for managing their loans from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau.  

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February 27, 2018

Now is the time to plan for a successful fair experience. Use these guidelines to help you select an acceptable product for exhibit, find an approved recipe source, and identify the appropriate preparation method.

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February 6, 2018

Stress can sometimes be traced to a single overwhelming event: a job loss, family change, or natural disaster. Much stress, however, creeps up gradually as people try to cram more activities into their lives or make their dollars stretch too far.  Families can plan to better manage their resources and reduce stress.

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JUNTOS: The Valenzuela Family Shares Their Story

The Valenzuela family shares their story of how Juntos has made a difference in their lives. The program brings together families, school staff and community partners to help Latino youth successfully complete high school and explore opportunities for higher education.

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