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Last minute preparations are underway for the 132nd annual Audubon County Fair, set for July 21-25 at the Audubon County Fairgrounds. Read more »


Staff and board members from Greene County Development Corporation (GCDC) and Midwest Partnership EDC will soon be visiting leading employers in Greene County. The two organizations collaborate every few years on this project, called ‘Business Connections’. Read more »


Dnaish Countryside Vines and Wines recevived 2 silver megal in the fourth Annual Mid-American Wine Competition held at the Des Moines Areea Community College (DMACC) Ankeny, IA campus. Read more »


New Way of Scranton recently showcased at the Residential Recycling Conference in Chicago, IL. New Way and Scranton Manufacturing, its parent company, were among nearly 50 exhibitors to display at the two-day March conference. Read more »


Joe Hanner, executive director of the Guthrie County Conservation Board, reports frequent use of the Raccoon River Valley Trail by both area and out of state residents, in spite of the ongoing repaving project between Panora and Yale. Read more »


Need one more good training ride for RAGBRAI? Here are the details on "Tour de Greene," a new ride on Saturday, July 17, from Jefferson. It uses part of the Raccoon River Valley Trail and offers routes of 20, 40,75 and 100 miles around Greene County. Your $10 fee includes lunch at the county fair. You'll also be helping a new local bike club, Cyclists of Greene, launch its first major event. Read more »


Bauer Built Manufacturing, Paton, is constructing a 47 x 80 addition to the manufacturing plant in Paton. Read more »


Kimballton is the Northern community of the two “Danish Villages” in western Iowa, north of 1-80 between Des Moines and Omaha. Proud of their Danish heritage, the residents of Kimballton erected their “Little Mermaid” in tribute to author Hans Christian Andersen in 1978 and had it cast in bronze and re-dedicated during the town’s 125th anniversary in 2008. Read more »


One leader in the movement for water drainage management education is Agricultural Drainage Management Coalition (ADMC) member Agri Drain Corporation of Adair, Iowa. Agri Drain hopes to make agriculture more productive, drainage systems smarter, and life a little easier for farmers through better water management. Read more »


SUSSEX, WI , July 2, 2010 (Market Wire) - Quad/Graphics, Inc. is pleased to announce that its acquisition of World Color Press Inc. ("Worldcolor") is complete. The closing follows overwhelming approval by shareholders of both companies as well as final court approval. Quad Graphics is the parent company of CR/T in Greenfield, Iowa. Read more »


Owner Revolution Inc. has announced it has launched Schafer Solutions Inc., a comprehensive resource for the development, manufacturing and delivery of plastic solutions for point of purchase, OEM, food, beverage and other applications requiring high quality, turn-key solutions. Schafer Solutions will be headquartered in Adair. Read more »


Jeremy Puck of Puck Custom Enterprises lead tours of the new facility and explained the different products manufactured by the home grown, family run, Audubon County business, during the PCE open house, held June 12th. Read more »


Mary Millard, member of the Rippey Public Library Board of trustees, shows Rippey librarian Toni Roberts how to complete internet linkage of four new computers recently. Read more »


Guthrie County Hospital CEO Jerry Neal took local media for a tour of the recently completed $1.3 million four patient room addition on the east side of the hospital. The two story addition also includes a basement with health records room and doctor's lounge. Read more »


Iowa's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 6.8 per cent in May from 6.9 per cent in April, but was one percentage point higher than last Mays rate of 5.8 per cent. Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 9.7 per cent in May from 9.9 per cent in April Read more »


Greene county residents and goverments have received $1,924,392 in "disaster assistance" approval in connection with floods that struck Iowa in May and June 2008, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state of Iowa distaster recovery officials. Read more »


Eleven Scranton Manufacturing Company welders, who build the New Way King Cobra and Cobra Magnum models of rear-loading refuse trucks at Scranton, recently completed an American Welding certification program, taught by Harlan Thompson at Iowa Central Community College. Read more »


Roy Bardole of rurual Rippey was elected chairman of the board of directors of the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) at the newly restructured board's annual meeting June 7 in St. Louis, MO. Read more »


Three state senators toured Iowa Central Community College's (ICCC) Fort Dodge campus on Tuesday to increase awareness of affordable job training opportunities at the state's community college. Read more »


The FCC granted Panora Telco the authority to provide telephone services to customers in the Yale addition, on the north end of Lake Panorama, according to Andrew Randol, General Manager of Panora Telco. The change goes into effect July 1 for these customers. Read more »

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