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County News

September 10, 2018

Local Osceola County 4-H clubs, led by County Youth Coordinator Ashley Peters, are excited to again host the free community-wide Osceola County “Amazing Race” on Sunday, Oct. 7, beginning at the Osceola County Fairgrounds in Sibley at 2:00 p.m. The Osceola County “Amazing Race” resembles the popular television show “The Amazing Race” and requires teams made up of two or more members to drive across the county completing challenges as they go. The team to finish all the challenges and cross the finish line first is the winner.

August 15, 2018

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host a child care provider training, “Preschoolers and Pennies: Read, Talk, Learn and Play” on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Osceola Community Hospital community room. The training is being provided at no cost thanks to the sponsorship of Lakes Partnerships for Protecting Children (PPC) and Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R). Each attendee will also receive one free set of three books to be used in their child care center.

April 17, 2012

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September 10, 2018

A Healthy Relationship Education for Professionals Working with Couples, Families and Children will be held Friday, Nov. 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Iowa Lakes Community College in Spencer. 

January 15, 2018

This year, Osceola County is celebrating 100 years of organized county extension work. This long-established partnership with Iowa State University provides local citizens with access to education and university research. ISU Extension and Outreach provides education and builds partnerships for a strong Iowa and a strong Osceola County.

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