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Oct 31

Safe Treatment for Head Lice

Head lice has become a problem again in our area.  This chemical-free solution that can be prepared with common household ingredients is a safe way to treat for head lice: Mix equal parts of vinegar and mineral oil.  (Mineral oil is available at both CGI and Hy-Vee grocery stores in Mount Ayr, Iowa.)Massage into hair and scalp.  […]

Oct 29

Healthy Cooking Event a Success

Twenty participants attended the Healthy Cooking event sponsored by the Ringgold County Wellness Coalition on October 21. Chef Katie (Routh) Porter presented the demo at the Tingley Community Building. A total of $74 in donations from the attendees was given to the Tingley Community Building board as a way to thank them for the use […]

Oct 29

2015 Live Healthy Iowa 5K to be Held in Mt. Ayr on April 11

The Ringgold County Wellness Coalition has announced that the Iowa Sports Foundation invited Mt. Ayr to host the 2015 Live Healthy Iowa 5K on Saturday, April 11, 2015.  Participants and volunteers will both be needed to make it another successful event for Ringgold County.  Watch for more information about the 5K.

Oct 29

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Guidelines Issued

The 2014 – 2015 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season. The assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel, and type of housing. Household Size     Annual Gross […]