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Jefferson Matters: Main Street in Greene County was one of 14 communities selected to receive Main Street Iowa Challenge grants from the Iowa Economic Development Authority. Read more »

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Scranton in Greene County is one of 10 Iowa communities that have been selected to participate in the Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning program in 2017. Read more »

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Midwest Partnership highlighted continued success in recruiting and retaining businesses in Adair, Audubon, Greene, and Guthrie Counties at the Annual Dinner held at the Lake Panorama Conference Center on Thursday evening, January 28. Guest speaker was Deal's Orchard and Guy Powell Award recipient was Eric Tiernan. 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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Greene County medical Center was recently selected as one of the Des Moines Register’s “Top 150 Iowa Workplaces.” The top 150 Iowa workplaces are divided into three categories, small, mid-sized and large companies. The medical center was ranked #33 of 50 in the mid-sized company category. Read more »

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Boards of farmer-owned cooperatives, Farmers Coop and West Central Coop, unanimously approve process for due diligence, leading to a potential member vote. 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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Janet Ady, president and CEO of Ady Voltedge, an economic development consulting firm in Madison, WI was the keynote speaker at the Western Iowa Advantage annual dinner. Ady made observations while touring the eight county region and shared her insights on current economic development trends. Read more »

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In an effort to help overcome these obstacles and to promote locally-produced, fresh, healthy foods, Greene County GROWS, a local foods and farmers market organization, is studying the feasibility of creating a community kitchen incubator in the Greene County area. Read more »

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