County News

Midstates Community and Economic Development Conference logo
March 25, 2021

The Midstates Community and Economic and Development Conference committee has announced the speaker lineup and schedule for its 2021 virtual event. The Midstates conference works to advance community and economic development in the tri-state region (Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota) through a partnership of public, private and non-profit organizations.

We want you! Now hiring
March 25, 2021

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County office is looking to fill a summer position for an AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education Member.

Hands typing
March 16, 2021

Representatives of nonprofits, local government, schools and other organizations are encouraged to register for Grant Writing 101, which will be presented from 1 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21 at 251 12th St SE (lower level Le Mars Convention Center), Le Mars.

Virtual Fundraising: Tips, Tricks & Hurdles
March 4, 2021

The Nonprofit Management Alliance is hosting a panel discussion on virtual fundraising from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. on March 18. Virtual Fundraising: Tips, Tricks & Hurdles will be held virtually and is free to join.

February 9, 2021

Given two years of inclement weather, cattle producers should start evaluating pastures and consider how to prepare them for the 2021 grazing season.

Siouxland Garden Show logo
February 8, 2021

The Siouxland Garden Show committee has announced the lineup for the 2021 virtual presentations. Two sessions will be viewable live each Friday from Feb. 19 through March 26 via Facebook, YouTube and on the Siouxland Garden Show website.

Variety of fruits and vegetables
February 4, 2021

ISU Extension and Outreach will be hosting several food preservation courses in the Preserve The Taste of Summer series. The courses include general food preservation, jam making basics and salsa making basics.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County badge
January 20, 2021

Four officers were elected during the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Woodbury County extension council organizational meeting Jan. 11. The nine-member county extension council annually elects officers to comply with Iowa law. 

Dumping grain
January 19, 2021

Iowa producers have until March 15, 2021 to make their annual election for Price Loss Coverage or Agriculture Risk Coverage (at the individual and county levels) under the 2018 Farm Bill.

Midstates logo
January 7, 2021

Registration is now open for the virtual Midstates Community and Economic Development Conference scheduled for April 8 & 9, 2021.

Child cutting dough with a cookie cutter
December 29, 2020

Woodbury County 4-H is selling activity kits focused around baking cookies for any youth in grades K-3 this January.

Hands typing
December 29, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Woodbury and Plymouth counties are offering a Grant Writing 101 workshop virtually on Wednesday, February 10.

Graphic of smiling child with text reading Small Talk
December 28, 2020

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach has brought a new pilot program, called “Small Talk” to Northwest Iowa.

Your Money, Your Goals info sheet
December 8, 2020

Better equip yourself with tools and resources to help others define their financial goals, use credit wisely, manage debt effectively and access appropriate community resources by attending a training on the “Your Money, Your Goals” toolkit developed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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.

Extension and Outreach banner
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.

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