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Guthrie County fair board learned they would receive a grant in the amount of $150,000. Read more »


Five-year-old Connor Church of Atlantic had a surprise for Sue Behrens. "Close your eyes, close your eyes," he demanded. Behrens complied and he handed her a check for $1,700. Read more »


The Greene County Community Foundation (GCCF) awarded $51,500 in grants to communities and projects to improve the quality of life in the county on Monday, April 9. Read more »


The Coon Rapids-Bayard Board of Education received seven bids for the seven-acre site and gymnasium located in Bayard. Read more »


LoDeene Glawe, Pierre Kellogg and Pam Davis recently completed a three day training conducted by the Pew Partnership to learn how to conduct the 30 hour LeadershipPlenty training planned this spring in Grand Junction. Read more »


The Adair County Health Gala is set for Saturday, April 14, at the Adair County 4-H building in Greenfield. Read more »


The Greene County Community Foundation (GCCF) will hold its second donor recognition and grant recipient award event Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall in Jefferson. Read more »


Stuart area residents attended the initial local fundraising effort on Sunday, March 25 to learn more about the proposed restoration of Historic All Saints Church into a modern-use community cultural center. Read more »


Greene County Medical Center (GCMC) provides $867,757 annually in community benefits to Greene county, according to an assessment of those programs and services completed late last year. Read more »


Tall Corn Ethanol is donating $10,000 now to the FFA Enrichment Center and is pledging to donate another $10,000 in the future. Read more »


The seven huge wind turbines that compose the Hardin Hilltop Wind complex three miles north of Jefferson will soon start turning and producing electricity, maybe as early as this week. Read more »


Genesis Development Laundry Services in Indianola recently entered an agreement with Marriott Hotels in Des Moines to provide outsourced laundry services for the downtown facility. Read more »


For the eighth year in a row, a survey conducted by a partnership of leading music and educational organizations has identified the "Best 100 Communities for Music Education in America," and the 2007 list includes Jefferson-Scranton Community School District in Jefferson for its unwavering commitment to school-based music programs. Read more »


Things happen in communities when leaders step forward. If you are ready to help your community, whether it is in a capacity of an elected position or simply as a volunteer, leadership training is a great place to start. Read more »


The Greenfield City Council agreed to proceed with negotiations on a site lease agreement and have council representation on the youth sports park committee. Read more »


The White Pole Road Development Corporation announced the return of its most popular fundraiser event. Read more »


Caleris of Jefferson was recently named the February recipient of the Renew Rural Iowa Leader award sponsored by the Iowa Farm Bureau. Read more »


Syngenta will double the capcity of its soybean conditioning plant in Jefferson this summer with a $7.5 million building project, the company announced last week. Read more »


Southwest Iowa and Adair county are great places to raise livestock. Read more »


Last summer when voters were asked to consider a local option sales tax, the Greene county board of supervisors stated that if approved, the county's share of revenues would be used for rural property tax relief and rural betterment. Read more »

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