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County News

May 10, 2019

PAULLINA, Iowa – What should Paullina do to attract new residents? That is the topic of a community meeting at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 23 at Paullina City Hall, Laue Room, 127 N. Main Street. Area residents and representatives of community organizations are encouraged to attend and share their ideas.

May 1, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Lyon County Conservation Board are hosting a “Growing Up Wild” child care provider training on Tuesday, May 28 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the East Shelter at Lake Pahoja Recreation Area near Inwood. The workshop is for adult childhood professionals that work with children ages 3 to 7.

April 30, 2019

What should Sutherland do to attract new residents? That is the topic of a community meeting at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 at the R.L Johannsen Building, 110 Ash Street, Sutherland. Area residents and representatives of community organizations are encouraged to attend and share their ideas. A group of Sutherland residents have been discussing how to better market the community as a great place to live, as part of the Marketing Hometown America program sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

April 23, 2019

The Horticulture Program Coordinator’s role is to work with ISU Extension and Outreach to: Provide Consumer Horticulture programming in Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola and Sioux counties; Support ISU Extension and Outreach’s efforts to market and meet the growing demand for horticulture programs; Maintain a strong Master Gardener volunteer organization; Build positive working relationships with those involved with horticulture in each county. 

March 12, 2019
The O'Brien County Fair is July 20-25, 2019! 
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