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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 »

 

Lindsay said the crew's eight-day egg journey has taken it all across the state, from a chicken farm in Stuart to a science lab in Ames to this morning's diner appearance. Read more »

 

In order to directly combat workforce shortages facing western Iowa, economic development leaders in the region have taken the first steps to ward bringing together two groups that have a big stake in the prosperity of the region: employers and educators. Read more »

 

Tales of Bonnie and Clyde and scores of other memories are being stirred by a new book that focuses on one of Iowa's oldest highways. "Reflections Along the White Pole' is a coffee table-style book that features artistic black-and-white photographs along the 26-mile route that runs through Dexter, Stuart, Menlo, Casey and Adair. Read more »

 

Hot, sweaty days. Warm, balmy nights. The smell of manure mixed with diesel fuel. Kids with cotton-candy faces, teens in 4-H t-shirts, and old men napping beneath a shade tree. For more than a century, the Iowa summer landscape has been dotted with a welcome warm-weather tradition — the county fair. Read more »

 

The Adair County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold the 22nd Annual Tour of Trees Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, from 1 to 5 p.m. Read more »

 

This Sunday, Dec. 7, from 1-5 pm the community is invited to attend the 16th annual Christmas tour of homes. Read more »

 

The Better Keep Our Day Jobs Players will present their eighth annual dinner theatre, Dec. 5 and 6 at the Casey Community Building. Read more »

 

Meeting with the board of supervisors Tuesday, Joe Hanner, executive director of the Guthrie County Conservation Board, told of an opportunity to purchase a small tract of land for a river access to the South Raccoon about four to five miles downstream from Nations Bridge Park north of Stuart. Read more »

 

A new freezer disguised as a bench recently made Schwans® food deliveries more convenient. Read more »

 

The effects of what many economists term as a "national recession" have become to impact Iowa. The counties that make up the west central Iowa economice development region called "Midwest Partnership Development Corporation"... Read more »

 

The Family Resource Center, located at 608 S. Division in Stuart, is an outreach to those in the area who have special needs. The agency has had a presence in Stuart for about four years at various locations, but has served the area for approximately nine years from the Carroll office. Read more »

 

Ruth Freeman, received the Distinguished Service in Extension Award during Iowa State University Convocation and Awards ceremony Sept. 22 in Ames. Read more »

 

In order to directly combat workforce shortages looming in Western Iowa's future, economic development leaders in the region have taken the first steps toward bringing together two groups that have a big stake in the survival of the region: employers and educators. Read more »

 

Meeting with the Guthrie County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning, Rachel Garst, a rural Coon Rapids-Bayard resident and chair of the Coon Rapids-Whiterock Great Place committee, made an initial presentation on a proposed major trail extension connecting the metro area to Coon Rapids through Guthrie County. Read more »

 

The Adair Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring their annual "Holiday Extravaganza" in Adair Wednesday of next week, Dec. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at several sites in town. Read more »

 

The Greene County Community Foundation (GCCF) is nearing the completion of its successful direct mail campaign with over $11,000 contributed by more than 80 Greene county individuals and businesses to the foundation's permanent endowment. Read more »

 

A proposal for a new youth sports complex for Jefferson, including softball fields and soccer/football fields, was presented at a public meeting late Monday afternoon at the Greene County Communiity Center. Read more »

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