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County News

September 17, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is currently accepting applicants for the Robotics, STEM and Cooking & the Arts Summer Educators. This individual will serve Lyon, Osceola, Sioux, O'Brien and Cherokee Counties from May 20, 2020 through August 12, 2020. Submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to Beth Bunkers at bbunkers@iastate.edu by Friday, November 15. 

September 11, 2019

Over 43.5 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services to older adults or adults with chronic conditions. To provide local support for family caregivers, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host Powerful Tools for Caregivers at the First Presbyterian Church in Paullina from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for six Tuesdays beginning Oct. 15. 

September 9, 2019

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host a three-session“Healthy & Homemade” cooking series from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 15, 22 and 29 at the ISU Extension and Outreach office located at 400 Central Avenue Northwest in Orange City. The “Healthy & Homemade” program focuses on using a person’s time, money and skills wisely to save money while still preparing nutritious and safe meals.

September 9, 2019

The O’Brien County Senior Team earned first place in the 2019 Iowa 4-H meat judging contest and will represent the state at nationals in October. 

September 18, 2019

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host a “Planning Ahead” lunch learning session on Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County office (400 Central Ave. NW, Orange City). The session and light lunch are free and open to the public. Jan Monahan, Human Sciences Specialist in Family Finance with ISU Extension and Outreach, who will present the program, said that the session is all about planning ahead in case of emergencies and for your future care.

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