Wild Rose Jefferson, the $40 million casino-events center still technically under construction at the corner of Highways 30 and 4, opened for play at 3 p.m. Monday as part of an unadvertised soft opening.
Last March, Iowa’s Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds announced her “Stories of Women’s Lives” tour to highlight Iowa women as part of Women’s History Month. She held 15 events and met with nearly 200 Iowa women from a variety of industries and backgrounds to hear their stories and discuss the obstacles that they face today, both at home and in the workplace.
Tourism Tuesday: A fantastic article from the August 2007 issue of the Iowa Outdoors magazine was recently reposted on the Iowa DNR website. With quotes from the Guthrie County Conservation Board and mentions of the Raccoon River Valley Trail Association, Whiterock Conservancy, and Springbrook State Park, Guthrie County is described as a "sleeping giant" with many outdoor recreational opportunities, surprisingly close to the greater Des Moines metro area.
One comment that we hear in most of our region's communities is that there aren't enough dining options in our small towns of Adair, Audubon, Greene and Guthrie Counties. If you, or someone you know, are interested in starting a restaurant, check out this Startup Kit by Toast Inc.
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