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The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to seven companies for job creation and expansion projects, including Nutrom in Panora. These awards will assist in the creation of 204 jobs and will result in over $57 million in new capital investment for the state. Read more »

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A new coffee shop opened in Panora and features a businesses within a business with the Olde Rooster moving in from rural Bayard/Bagley. Read more »

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Closet to Closet owner, Kathy Loew, stand outside the former Churdan Foods, now a second hand boutique.

In December of 2014, a couple from the Des Moines metro area bought the building that formerly housed Churdan’s grocery store. After months of renovation, they recently opened Closet to Closet, a secondhand clothing boutique. Read more »

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Kathy Loew, director of the new non-profit Closet to Closet clothing store in Churdan, has lofty goals. She wants to fulfill her mission of helping struggling families find affordable clothing, and she wants to make Churdan a travel destination. Read more »

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Brian Handlos and John Anderson are planning to develop this area on the south edge of Audubon, currently home to DR & KW Transtor, for a 30-room hotel, restaurant/cafe, truck stop and wash.

A full service truck stop including gas and diesel services, a convenience store with fast food, a 24/7 cafe, 30-room hotel and more was proposed for the south edge of Audubon during the Audubon City Council meeting on Monday. Officials with the project have requested that the city annex the property in order to provide additional revenue for the city and water and sewer services for the truck stop. Read more »

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On the Greene Ribbon Cutting

The new On the Greene and Gifts offers patrons an experience unlike any other bar or restaurant in the area. 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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Inside My Way Designs, Audubon

My Way Designs held their grand opening in Audubon on Tuesday, June 16. Mother-daughter duo Roxanne Hoyle and Stacie Dreyer is the team behind the business, which started as Extreme Designs nearly 10 years ago. Read more »

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A yet-to-be-identified medical business is locating in the Greene County Development Corporation's West Business Park. Read more »

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Rhonda Stanley has amassed a large collection of items in her new store, The Olde Rooster, located between Bayard and Bagley just north of the intersection of Highways 141 and 25.

The newest business in Guthrie County is The Olde Rooster, located at the junction of Highways 141 and 25 between Bayard and Bagley. The store features both old and new items. Read more »

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Seven J’s Custom Creations and Quilting, located at 320 State St. and owned by Jim and Joanie Grace, will open May 1 and will have a grand opening soon after. Joanie will provide quilting services, while Jim will offer custom-made furniture, signs and other items. Read more »

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The La Villa Mexican Restaurant opened for business September 28, spicing up area cuisine with a south of the border menu in Guthrie Center. Read more »

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