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I am so proud to be chosen as Panora's Citizen of the Year in 2008. The people of the community, that is, Panora and Lake Panorama, make this the special town it is! My husband retires this year and we are proud to claim this as our retirement community. We sure made a great choice! Read more »


Robby Pedersen has spent almost 20 years teaching cabinetmaking to young people. His shop and showroom — RVP~1875 — in Jefferson is a destination stop for school children throughout central Iowa. Read more »


Quick Oil Company stations at Bagley, Ogden and Perry were awarded grants by the Iowa Department of Economic Development to help defray the cost of biodiesel terminals at the the three locations. Read more »


A new piece of equipment at Timber Creek Therapies near Guthrie Center is getting good reviews from both patients and therapists. Read more »


Grand Junction was one of eight communities to secure funding for the early stages of drinking water or wastewater projects from the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA). More than $1 million was awarded. Read more »


This season we express our gratitude to the people who light up our lives: Family and friends, teachers who inspire us, physicians and nurses who provide four our care. We remember veterans who have protected our freedoms and famers who protect our land and provide four our needs. Read more »


The Vision Iowa Board recently approved 11 marketing grants totaling $85,000. Receiving $2,184.67 was Project Restore at Stuart. Read more »


Senator Chuck Grassley announced the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration will recapitalize a revolving loand fund of $450,000 to Region XII Council of Governments. Read more »


The comeback continues for a historic Iowa church destroyed by arson thirteen years ago. In 1995 a Des Moines man set All Saint's Church in Stuart on fire. By the time it was put out, only the walls were intact. Read more »


The newest business in Bayard has ignited a fire of volunteerism in Bayard and Coon Rapids Community. Read more »


The Raccoon River Valley Trail (RRVT) will be host to a major new bicycling event next June-a "Tour the Raccoon" ride being sponsored by the Des Moines Cycle Club (DMCC). Read more »


Are rural Iowa schools better than we thought? CRB was a bronze winner by passing the first two steps of the School Evaluation Services. Read more »


Four households, with 16 residents each, around a center community area is the outstanding feature of The New Homestead facility in at Guthrie Center. Read more »


The Federal Railroad Administration has announced that Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd., a subsidiary of Railroad Development Corp. of Pittsburgh, Pa., will receive a $31 million loan under the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing program... Read more »


In an analysis of 21,069 high schools in 48 states, Guthrie Center is among the top nine percent, according to U.S. News and World Report. Read more »


Casey native Brett Dolan, the play-by-play Broadcaster for the Houston Astros Radio Network, will be guest speaker for the Midwest Partnership Development Corporation's annual dinner Thursday, January 29. Read more »


The movie “FEVER Heat” was made in the Iowa towns of Stuart and Oskaloosa. The movie starred Nick Adams and Jeannine Riley and opened at theaters across Iowa in May of 1968. Read more »


The Greene County Arts Council's "Sounds of the Season" presentation of the cantata "Journey of Hope" this Sunday will feature the talent of over 30 area residents. Read more »


The local economy continues to fare more favorably than most of the state and nation. Read more »


The Menlo plant opened Sept. 11, 2008. Application for various positions had been taken and hiring completed by June 16. Forty-five employees are at this location manufacturing approximately 290,000 gallons of ethanol a day. Read more »

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