“Nueva Vida” (New Life) in Greene County, Iowa! We’re launching it with town hall meetings

JEFFERSON, Iowa, April 19, 2022 — The Greene County Development Corporation – the economic development agency working for the whole county – will be hosting town hall meetings over the next couple of weeks to introduce its diversity project.  The sessions, being held all around the county, are free and the public is encouraged to…

Time for Greene County to diversify and grow. We start by welcoming Latinos to come join us

By CHUCK OFFENBURGER JEFFERSON, Iowa, Nov. 21, 2021 — The big electronic sign at the entrance to the Greene County Fairgrounds last weekend flashed a happy message in Spanish: “Felicidades, Sr. y Sra. Rodriguez!” It was a salute to the wedding of Jacqui Casas and Edgar Rodriguez and their reception for 250 mostly Latino friends and…