The Community Vitality Initiative is focused on launching the heart and soul of the state, its rural and urban communities, into the future by focusing on entrepreneurship, recruiting new residents, disaster recovery, broadband access, engaging youth and young adults, and building businesses.
Flood ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to flooding.
Austin Duerfeldt, Extension EducatorSpecializing in agricultural economics with experience in accounting, financial analysis and taxation.
Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, Extension EducatorSpecializing in Child and Youth Development programs in the fields of Career Development and in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
Rex Nelson, Extension EducatorSpecializing in the business planning and entrepreneurship with a focus on enterprises associated with food systems and agritourism.
Code CampYouth learn to code in this game environment while problem solving in all subject areas! Several dates and locations. Ages 8-13.
Would you like to make a difference in a child's life? Would you like to learn and work for positive change? Then VOLUNTEER TODAY!! and be part of a team where youth and adults learn, grow and work together for positive change.
It is MUCH more than playing with legos! The First® Lego® League team members develop teamwork by planning, brainstorming and collaborating. The youth meet after school and their research, presentation and technical skills are put to test at First® Lego® League competitions. Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, along with volunteer adult coaches, parents and school staff, guide students to prepare for competition.