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In the SynGest system, the production rate of anhydrous ammonia is sufficient to replace the typical high-intensity farming fertilizer application rates – of around 180 pounds per acre – associated with fossil-based anhydrous ammonia. SynGest has sited a location near Menlo in Guthrie County, Iowa. Read more »

 

Greene County Development Corporation (GCDC) members Wednesday eveing, Sept. 22, elected seven driectors to the group's board, heard updates on development activities, and listened as representatives from three Greene county businesses gave presentations. The annual GCDC membership dinner at the Jefferson Elks Lodge, with president Jim Daubendiek presiding. Read more »

 

Greene County Medical Center (GCMC) in Jefferson has been awarded a $2.5 million grant by the U.S. Department of Commerce Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP)to upgrade and improve broadband technology to bring physician specialists more conveinently to patients though a variety of tools. Read more »

 

Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for an estimated 44 million Americans. At six months after a hip fracture, only 15 percent of hip fracture patients can walk across the room unaided. Read more »

 

The Red Barn Home & Craft Show was held Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Greene County Community Center in Jefferson, with 65 vendors and over 400 people visiting the show. Read more »

 

Elementary schoolkids once checked out books in this room, but now the light is too dim for a good read. Not to mention you might get strange looks for cracking open a novel as your neighbors toss back cans of Budweiser and rack up another game of billiards. Welcome to the Do Drop Inn, open nightly for 21-and-over patrons in a space that used to serve by day as a school library. Read more »

 

Vickie Weinheimer and Greg Mitchel, Gary Erlandson all recognized for their years of service with the company. David Peavler was recognized as employee of the month. Read more »

 

The public is invited to attend a Biomass Harvesting Field Day on Thursday, Oct. 7 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the George Shepard farm, 1219 Trenton Ave., approximately one mile south of Stuart. The purpose of the field day is to demonstrate and promote the value of renewable energy crops. Read more »

 

A deal was made the first of the past week when Miss Doris Carl bought of Jack Pote his stock of goods and business at the Pote Store. Miss Carl took possession of the store on July 1. Miss Carl has been a clerk for 8 1/2 years at that store. Read more »

 

Grand Opening and official Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Greenfield's newest business, Nodaway Insurance and Investments, is Tuesday, October 5th 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 106 NE 6th Street, Greenfield. Come and meet Chuck Taylor and Toby Henry. For more information, call 641-202-1883 or 641-344-3690. Read more »

 

Former Guthrian Colleen Bradford Krantz, Adel, has written and co-produced the documentary Train to Nowhere; Inside an Immigrant Death Investigation with will air Tuesday, October 12 at 7 p.m. on Iowa Public Television Read more »

 

The Guthrie County Conservation Board is sponsoring its annual educational and amusing Halloween Hike the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Nations Bridge Park south of Panora on Wagon Road. Read more »

 

Audubon Community School's superintendent Brett Gibbs announced that the district has received $116,000 in federal jobs funding, as part of a $96.5 millionpot intended to save or create education jobs. Read more »

 

Kim Baker and Kathy Grettenburg of the show "Eat and Drink Tour" were recently in Hamlin to filg a segment on Darrell's Place. The restaurant, founded by and named after Darrell Munch, is celebrating their 30th year in business this year. Read more »

 

Iowa Central Community College and the Jefferson-Scranton Community Schools are offering four computer courses locally. Read more »

 

The Jefferson Kiwanis Club recently presented Jefferson-Scranton Elementary School with a $5,000 check, the second of two equal payment for $10,000 worth of new playground equipment. Pictured are J-S Elementary students with Kiwanis Club members and school officials. Read more »

 

The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Programs. Greenfield Municipal Utilities (Adair County) will use the funds to establish a revolving loan fund. The initial loan will be used to assist with the renovation and rehabilitation of the E.E. Warren Opera House in Greenfield. Read more »

 

The Guthrie County Community Foundation held its annual awards reception Wednesday, September 15, at 5:30 p.m. at teh Panora Community Center. As guests arrived they were welcomed with refreshments and a program outlining the event. Read more »

 

On Tuesday, Sept. 14, Flint Hills Resources Menlo was introduced to the community as the new owner of Hawkeye Growth LLC. Flint Hills is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, based in Wichita, Kan., which is one of the largest private companies in America, according to Forbes magazine, with regional headquarters in St. Paul, Minn. Approximately 200 community members, customers, and employees of the Menlo plant attended the open house and dinner buffet under a big tent at the Menlo site. Read more »

 

Saturday, September 25 and Sunday September 26 are the days for the Orient Pumpkin Days, beginning at 8 a.m. on the Saturday. Read more »

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