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Yes, Scranton. There really is a Santa Claus. His name was H. F. Marchant. His gift gave you the ability to update and remodel the Scranton Public Library. Now it's up to you to finalize the deal and make it a reality. Read more »


Craig Hertel, Greene county Extension education director for Iowa State University, was honored for distinguished performance and educational contributions to clientele through ISU Extension programs and active coalitions at a statewide meeting held in Ames in early December. Read more »


Mary Beth Juergens and Bill Allen from USDA Rural Development today presented a $66,351 housing preservation grant to Region XII Council of Governments (COG) on Dec. 5 to support the COG's efforts to help at least 14 very low-income homeowners make necessary repairs or eliminate health and safety hazards in their home. Read more »


There's nothing more inspiring than witnessing growth--whether it's children, crops or communities. Read more »


This is the age of technology; we now have more technological resources than we can handle and there are new ideas coming everyday. These new and improved ideas are now making their way to the West Central Valley School and everyone seems to enjoy it. Read more »


Santa will make a stop in Greenfield Dec. 24 living up to his reputation for granting wishes. But he's not the only one in the wish-granting business. A busload of young adults, studetns of Dr. Linda Niehm and Dr. Haemoon Ho of Iowa State University, made a stop in Greenfield the evening of Dec. 7 to grant some wishes for seven local business owners. Read more »


Greenfield has officially been accepted into the Horizons program. Eighteen individuals met on Friday, Dec. 8, to discuss organizing Study Circles, the first step in the project. A concern for the future of Greenfield brought together the group, composed of two students, several members of the Greenfield business community, young mothers and retired residents, together. Read more »


"People come into our store on a regular basis and smile and tell us they are going to 'Shop Panora First'." Read more »


The rapid growth of the biofuels industry in west central Iowa is the key factor in Iowa Central Community College's (ICCC) upcoming $10 million bond issue election. Read more »


Greene County Early Learning Center (GCELC) has announced its plans to relocate from the Jefferson elementary school to another facility by June 30, 2007. Read more »


Rick Morain of Jefferson, immediate past president of the Iowa Community Vitality Center (CVC), was named the Community Entrepreneurship Leader of the Year ... Read more »


After more than five years of planning, the hospital board of trustees has decided its time to move forward with the renovation. Read more »


Iowa DOT Director Nancy Richardson spoke at the annual joint meeting of the Panora Chamber of Commerce / PRIDE development group on Nov 15. Read more »


Casey's General Stores, Inc, has entered into a purchase agreement to buy the property known as Prairie Dog in Stuart. Read more »


Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) and its member systems have agreed to provide $2.5 million to Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa program. Read more »


Coon Rapids receives $9,800 from the Iowa Arts Council. Read more »


The landscape a few miles north of Jefferson will soon change dramatically, with the erection of seven huge wind turbines several hundred feet in height, stretching east-west at quarter-mile intervals for nearly two miles. Read more »


Lake Panorama, Iowa - The Midwest Partnership Corporation enjoyed a successful outing on August 31 at the Lake Panorama National golf course. The event marked the 11th consecutive year that Midwest Partnership Corporation or its predecessor organization, West-Central I-80, has sponsored the event. Read more »


The Barn Quilts of Greene County recently completed Phase II featuring 12 new quilt blocks at ten locations. Read more »


Lake Panorama - Earthwork is underway for Lakeside Village which overlooks the main basin at Lake Panorama. Read more »

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