Eight days in, and the Barlow Family Foundation Community Challenge has raised more than $95,000 for three Hardin County projects. But it’s not over yet.
Greenbelt Home Care may not be forced to dissolve after the Eldora City Council agreed in principle to continue its involvement in the 28E agreement established 20 years ago.
Stakeholders were disappointed when the $32 million Iowa Valley Community College District bond referendum failed by a mere 62 votes last April. Now they are saying the passage of essentially the same bond proposal Nov. 5 is "critical."
The newest building in the Iowa Falls School District is almost 50 years old. The two oldest date back to the 1930s. With that age come repairs.
Mediation is likely the next step in what has been an ongoing drama between Eldora City Administrator Dave Mitchel and Council Member Melody Hoy.
The Hardin County Board of Supervisors joined other counties in terminating a 28E agreement that allowed the county to be participants in Central Iowa Recovery.
*Update - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday
A project that would expand Iowa Falls-Alden High School’s band and choir rooms for around $1.6 million may balloon to an even larger project that would encompass new construction of a band room, and expanded shop and a second gym.
Renewable World Energies - the company that owns the hydroelectric dam in Iowa Falls - will begin drawing down the level of the Iowa River in Iowa Falls in two weeks.
Hardin County's Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) department will be operated on a temporary basis by the county's secondary roads department following the resignation of the former's director - Megan Di Cesare.
When the Hubbard Medical Clinic celebrated its new facility with an open house on Oct. 5, over 100 people from the community turned out. That reflected just how important the HMC is. Now the Hubbard City Council is showing it with an annual pledge of $15,000 in the form of a new budget line item.