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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 »


At the yearly meeting of PRIDE on November 13 the membership elected new officers for 2009. Read more »


Raccoon River Valley Trail Association, Des Moines, Iowa, Metro Area. The Raccoon River Valley Trail Association will receive $10,000 to help pave its namesake trail in west-central Iowa. The 33-mile loop will connect to 23 miles of existing trail spanning many counties—all of which have contributed funds to the project. Read more »


This row of recenlty completed wind turbines east and south of Adair are shown just north of the existing power line that will carry the electricity produced from the wind turbines. The wind farm is scheduled to go online in December for MidAmerican Energy. Read more »

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