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Charles W. Fluharty, University of Iowa professor who is the CEO and president of Rural Policy Research Institute, addressed the annual meeting of Western Iowa Advantage (WIAD) at Schroeder Hall in Wall Lake, with the take away message of "the future of the nation is much more in the hands of rural Americans than urban centers." Read more »

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Greenfield Oil, located on Highway 25, moved to its location from downtown about 40 years ago. An open house was held to celebrate Greenfield Oil's 100 years in business.

An open house was held to celebrate Greenfield Oil's 100 years in business. Read more »

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Justin Hill of Hill Productions and Media Group talks about the various logs he sees being used in Greenfield.

Greenfield Chamber/Main Street was selected to receive an image/brand assessment through Main Street Iowa, which involved a visit from Justin Hill of Hill Productions & Media Group, Inc. Read more »

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Titan Machinery Store Manager David Davis cuts the ribbon among Julie Harter, Stacie Hull, Tim Foster, Becky Haase, Kathy Foster, and Brian Eisbach, members of the Chamber and Development groups.

Titan Machinery held an open house to invite the community to check out the newly completed expansion project. Read more »

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Jim Comer, owner of Midwest Collectibles, located on the northwest side of the Square in Greenfield, says the merchandise in his storefront turns over rapidly because he also sells online through eBay

For Jim Comer, owner of Midwest Collectibles, which recently opened on the Square in Greenfield, establishing a storefront was a logical next step in expanding his eBay business. Read more »

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Adair County Health System held a groundbreaking celebration May 26 for the renovation and addition at Adair County Memorial Hospital.

Adair County Health System held a groundbreaking celebration May 26 for the renovation and addition at Adair County Memorial Hospital. Read more »

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GMU staff members are, from left: Steve McCann, Craig Ford, Maxwll Brashear, Jessica Foster, Jason Bruce, Twyla Faust, Jared Masker, Dixie Dingman, Jonathan Pilgreen and Scott Tonderum.

Greenfi eld Municipal Utilities is celebrating its 125th anniversary Friday, June 12, 2-6 p.m. The public is invited to 202 S. First St. to meet the GMU staff and join tours that will leave from there and go to the electric and water facilities. Read more »

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Sarah Gomez, Executive Director

Gomez, 29, serves as the executive director of the Midwest Partnership, an economic-development collaborative that includes Adair, Audubon, Greene and Guthrie counties. Read more »

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Dr. Tracey Wellendorf and Rebecca McCann, an advanced reigistered nurse practitioner, will be leading Wellendorf ENT's new clinic in Greenfield at the Adair County Health System.

Wellendorf ENT has clinics all over west-central Iowa (Carroll, Storm Lake, ida Grove, Lake City, Sac City, Jefferson and Atlantic) and now in Greenfield at the Adair County Health System. Read more »

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Bubba Sorensen paints his 17th annual tribute to veterans on the Freedom Rock north of Greenfield on Highway 25.

Sorensen, who is on his 17th year of painting the Freedom Rock on Highway 25 north of Greenfield, said he had three goals as he launched his efforts to paint a Freedom Rock in each of Iowa’s counties. He wanted to honor veterans, promote Iowa tourism, and feed his family. Read more »

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Thanks to an investment in new technology at the Grand Theatre in Greenfeild, viewers with visual or hearing impairments can now more fully enjoy the experience. The equipment works in conjunction with, and is made possible by, the digital projection system to which the theater converted three years ago. Read more »

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The third annual Preserve Iowa Summit is June 25-27 in Winterset. Registration is now open and detailed information about the summit, sessions, and speakers can be found online. The summit is designed to help Iowans discover, preserve and enhance their communities’ unique history and sense of place. Read more »

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Janet Ady, veteran economic development professional and president and founder of Ady Voltedge, keynoted the Western Iowa Advantage annual banquet at the Templeton Community Center. She toured all eight of the regions counties, scouting available sites, meeting community leaders, and gaining insight of the region before offering advice during her presentation. Read more »

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