Marion County

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Marion County

The Marion County Extension Office is the local doorway to Iowa State University Extension resources.

Save these dates:

  • 2020 Marion County Fair Dates - July 17-23, 2020

  • 2020 Iowa State Fair Dates - August 13-23, 2020

You are invited to join a Marion County 4-H Club! (grades 4-12)!

County News

4-H Monthly Newsletter
November 2, 2017

Check out what is going on in Marion County 4-H this month!

September 4, 2019

If you are among the more than 145 million Americans whose sensitive personal information was exposed when Equifax failed to apply a patch to their software, it is time to complete the next step and file a claim to the settlement.

August 23, 2019

The 33rd Annual Tri-State Ag Lender's Seminar will be held Thursday, October 24th in Dubuque, Iowa.

August 12, 2019

The scores are in and the winners are announced for the 2019 Marion County Photo Contest

August 7, 2019

In this age of technology, we are constantly bombarded with information and videos of the recent mass shootings.  We each have our own way of responding to these traumatic situations.  You may be looking for ways to manage the stress to better care for self, your family and your community. 

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