County News

Child with grandparents
December 3, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting free virtual workshops for grandparent caregivers and their grandchildren in February and March. The workshops will help give resources, support and practical tips for life skills needed to create and discover rewarding relationships.

Siouxland Garden Show logo
November 23, 2020

After much consideration, the Siouxland Garden Show committee has announced that the 2021 event will be held in a virtual format.

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November 13, 2020

Six Woodbury County residents were elected to the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Woodbury County Council in the Nov. 3 general election. They are Sally Hartley of Salix, Jenny Jorgensen of Sioux City, Annie Kinwa-Muzinga of Sioux City, Carol Nelson of Moville, Alan Ralston of Moville and Don Wiese of Moville.

Beef cattle
November 4, 2020

Cattle producers and allied agribusiness professionals still have time to renew or certify their training in Beef Quality Assurance (BQA). Most major packers and a sizable majority of local livestock auctions require or encourage their feedlot suppliers to have a current BQA certificate.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Woodbury
November 3, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Woodbury County is offering a free virtual course in Youth Mental Health First Aid. The course is being offered on two separate dates; Wednesday, December 9, 2020 and Thursday, January 14, 2021 via zoom.

Children around a globe with text reading "Celebrate Childhood"
October 22, 2020

Registration is open for the 26th anniversary Centering on Centers conference! This is a professional development conference for anyone who works with young children, birth through age 8. Join us for a virtual conference that is a high quality, low cost educational opportunity.

Call for volunteers for WHEP
October 21, 2020

The Woodbury County 4-H program is looking to establish a Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) and is in need of a volunteer coach for the club.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County badge
October 20, 2020

The upcoming general election for Woodbury County will include six candidates for the ISU Extension and Outreach county council with four individuals seeking four-year terms and two others on the ballot to fill two year vacancies.

Extension and Outreach banner
October 19, 2020

When prioritizing expenses, a major household bill is utilities (e.g. electricity, gas, water and sewer, phone and internet/cable). The highest utility cost is typically heating the home. Learn tips to help manage the budget, especially during this trying time.

On Their Own and OK logo
October 2, 2020

Registration is now open for families to sign up for the free On Their Own and OK program offered virtually this fall.

Building with text reading Coffee on us
September 28, 2020

The ISU Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County office will be hosting a drive thru Cyday Friday event on October 2 with free coffee and goodies.

Children playing at a table
September 16, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer several online trainings for child care providers this fall. Each training will be offered at two different times and taught by ISU Extension and Outreach human sciences specialists.

September 14, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will provide virtual Mental Health First Aid trainings throughout fall 2020. Due to the increased stressors produced by the COVID-19 pandemic, drought conditions and the derecho, this virtual program will be offered to provide adults with tools they can use to identify when someone might be struggling with a mental health and/or substance use problem.

Kathy Goodwin holding plaque
September 4, 2020

Kathy Goodwin was recently named to the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame after being nominated by Woodbury County 4-H during this year’s Expo.

Green gift box
September 1, 2020

Woodbury County 4-H is selling gift kits for area youth to give to their grandparents for Grandparents Day on September 13.

Drive-in movie graphic
August 28, 2020

Woodbury County 4-H is hosting a Drive-In Movie night fundraiser on September 19 at the South Sioux City Drive-In Theater.

AmeriCorps Iowa logo with 4-H clover
August 18, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County is looking to fill two (2) AmeriCorps positions as 4-H Urban Youth Program Assistants.

Yarn sitting on paper bag labeled yarn art
August 13, 2020

Woodbury County 4-H is selling a set of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) kits for youth as they prepare for back-to-school.

Dry corn field
July 24, 2020

A drought webinar series will address dry conditions across Iowa with input from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

July 21, 2020

Woodbury County 4-H'er Jacob McGowan is one of 40 recently named to new terms as State 4-H Council members. These young leaders will serve as ambassadors for the 4-H Youth Development program throughout the state and in their local counties.

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