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$25,492.50 for an Educational Program to Conserve Energy. The Iowa Office of Energy Independence (OEI) is pleased to announce grants for 30 community based energy efficiency and renewable energy projects across the state. Read more »


Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey has encouraged Iowa furt and vegetable growers interested in accepting checks from the Women, Infants, and Children and Senior Farmers Market Nutrician Programs to enroll in 2010 training course. Read more »


The local affiliate for Habitat for Humanity International has announced an offical name change. To better reflect the true and equal partnership between volunteers and efforts in both counties, Habitat for Humanity for Boone and Greene Counties has become the offical name of the local organization effective January 1. Read more »


The Iowa State Sheriff's and Deputies' Association (ISSDA) announced the recipents of its annual ISSDA GOLD STAR award for excellence in leadership on public safetyand law enforcement issused in IOwa. The GOLD STAR Awards are given to no more than five individuals each year who, through their public service, demonstrate genuine dedication to supporting the goals and ideals of ISSDA's mission "To Serve and Protect the Poeple of Iowa" Read more »


The Office of Energy Independence will launch the State of Iowa Energy Efficiency Appliance Rebate Program on March 1. Read more »


The Adair County Farm Bureau board set its 2010 goals at the recent January board meeting. Three goals were set. These include: work to get a blender pump installed in Adair County, continue to support and sponsor Ag Day and promote and support economic development in Adair County and continue to support the wind tower project. Read more »


The locals in Audubon are divided over who has the better tenderloin in town, the Chatterbox Cafe or the Uptown Cafe. The author of this blog was lucky enough to try both in his travels through Western Iowa. Read more »


Small school districts are great economic development engines in rural communities, and offer great opportunities for students. For example, a laptop for every high school student at Orient-Macksburg might be soon be on the horizon. Superintendent Doug Latham says the school board and staff have been working with Apple on what's called a one-to-one initiative. Read more »


"Sweetplicity" is the tantalizing name for the Stuart's newest business located at 102 NE Second Street, owned and operated by Chris and Liz Sanger. Read more »


Rippey and Perry organizations and businesses are preparing for the 33rd annual BRR Bike Ride to Rippey this Saturday, Feb. 6. The annual 24-mile round trip bike ride from Perry to Rippey and back to Perry rolls on regardless of the weather. Read more »


The Adair County Board of Supervisors held their first meetin of the year Jan. 6. Clif Sheriff was re-elected chairman and Steve Shelley was re-elected vice chairman. Read more »


EMC Insurance Companies has announced its 2010 "Leading Partners" and has distinguished Commuity Insurance Agency as one of the highest-performing EMC agencies in the country, placing them in the top 15% nationally. The annual award is based on key indicators including retention, profitability of grown, which are reviewd over a three-year period Read more »


A new business entity, Greene Investments, has taken ownership of the former Last Draw Saloon building at 101 N. Chestnut (southeast corner of the square) from the city of Jefferson. Greene Investments plans to restore the two-story building's foundation and renovate the interior. Read more »


The Snow Chasers snowmobile club has put to good use the groomer it received earlier this winter. The groomer is used on the Raccoon River Valley Trail (RRVT), which is now open to snowmobilers in Greene, Dallas, and Guthrie Counties. Read more »


The Jefferson Area Chamber of Commerce and Greene County Development Corporation (GCDC) this week announced the hiring of Ken Paxton as their new joint executive director. Read more »


The children of longtime Coon Rapids reside Val Tuel, now deceased, donated $1,000 to the local Gurney Parker Post Monday night. Read more »


Providers at McFarland Clinic recently donated $1,650 to Congregate Meals of Greene County, to show their support of the community programs that Congregate Meals offers. The clinic providers "appreciate the services offfered to their patients." by Congregate Meals, stated a McFarland news release. Read more »


The Midwest Partnership Development Corporation (MWP) held its annual dinner meeting on Thursday January 21st, at the Lake Panorama National Conference Center. Read more »


At the January 13, 2010 Guthrie County Conservation Board Meeting Mike Rees was recognized for five years of service on the Guthrie County Conservation Board. George Hemmen of Guthrie Center will replace Rees on the Board. Read more »


PAWS invites area residents to help earn $5,000 to help support the group and its animal shelter. Read more »

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