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2019 Sioux County Youth Fair Dates: July 16-22, 2019. Rules posted here

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County News

March 21, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, West Sioux Schools and the CYFAR PROSPER Project have joined forces to offer the three-day Navigating Difference© Cultural Competence Training April 30 through May 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hawarden Public Library. Navigating Difference© focuses on cultural competence and learning to interact and communicate effectively with people from diverse cultures, including those of a different age, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, race and more.

March 20, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach invites family caregivers to participate in the five-session Finances of Caregiving course beginning April 25. The course focuses on helping caregivers to make decisions and plan ahead. Caregivers are often adult children caring for their parents, grandparents or another relative, but they may also be parents caring for their young or adult child with special health or behavior needs. 

March 19, 2019

"PLUNGE! into 4-H" will be held April 26-27 at Camp Foster-YMCA near Spirit Lake. PLUNGE! is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade youth. Cost to attend is $60 per youth and includes lodging, food and activities. 

January 15, 2019

Check this list of private pesticide continuing instruction course (CIC) programs that will be held in and around Northwest Iowa this winter. You do need to preregister for CIC sessions in each county.

April 18, 2019

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will offer a “Limited Space Gardening” webinar on Thursday, May 2 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Sioux Center Public Library. Ed Lyon, director of Reiman Gardens at Iowa State University, will share more than a dozen ways to create a container garden.

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