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Dec 31

File Your Taxes and Help a Child

When you file your state income tax return, you can also make a difference in the lives of Iowa’s children. Under “contributions,” donate a portion of your tax return or include an  amount in addition to what you owe to Child Abuse Prevention. All proceeds go to Iowa community-based programs that educate and support families. In Ringgold […]

Dec 31

Parents As Teachers Parent Meeting Planned for January 7

A Parents as Teachers parent meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 7, at 5:30 PM at the Diagonal School.  Darla Dolecheck will be presenting “Love and Logic” discipline techniques.  Other positive discipline techniques will also be discussed.  In addition, guidance will be given on learning to use encouraging words as part of discipline as well as learning ways […]

Dec 26

County-wide Food Systems Assessment Being Organized

Food is a basic human need, yet several of the leading causes of death in Iowa are the result of diet-related chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabete . Ringgold County Public Health (RCPH) is helping to lead efforts that address the impacts of the current food system, including obesity, food insecurity, food […]

Dec 26

Smoke-free Apartment Complexes See Benefits

Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority (SIRHA) manages many apartment complexes in southern Iowa. Their Executive Director, Cathy Seddon, recently explained how making the change to smoke-free buildings in Ringgold County has worked well.  A survey completed by tenants showed that a majority were in favor of going smoke free. SIRHA also had open meetings for […]