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Two trucks bringing one new machine from Oregon to Plastics Recycling in Iowa Falls. That’s a half-million dollar investment in a company started when Jim Hoffman bought the building and its contents just north of town out of bankruptcy in 2000.

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Dominick Damiano, better known around Iowa Falls as Rocky, said he hasn’t found anyone who’s not excited about his plans to open a locker in Iowa Falls. Maybe it’s because it will be the only full-service locker in the Scenic City for decades. Maybe it’s because of what he’s planning with da…

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When Ruven Jimenez bought the copier shop Hecht in 1975, the business at 418 Washington Ave. in Iowa Falls had already been established for 30 years. It already was a place for businesses to get goods and services. Some 44 years later, when Jimenez sold the Iowa Falls business, it was import…

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Laci McDonald’s real experience with retail starts now. The one-time hopeful beautician had been selling clothes online from her home, where she used a spare bedroom as a showroom.

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Jason Steffen was literally born into the sales business. His father Larry had been in some form of sales nearly all of his life. The elder Steffen has spent the last seven years working for Eagle Point Solar. He bought it with three partners about a year ago. Now, at 43, the younger Steffen…

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The Metropolitan Opera House and Theatre - simply The Met to most - has seen its share of ups and downs in its 122 years of entertaining. When Jack Whitesell and his family purchased it in 2013, the theater’s sometimes shaky existence seemed to be shored up.

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Dr. Whitney Driver didn’t always want to be an eye doctor, but it always made sense that she would be one. The one optometrist in her hometown of Hartington, Neb. made an impact on her; but, all she really knew was that she wanted to be in the medical field somehow.

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"ATTENTION** Recently, contact was made with residents of Hardin County, alleging that their grandchild was involved in a ‘hit and run’ accident. The caller advised a specific dollar amount that would be needed for the grandchild to get out of jail. Some time later a male subject came to the…

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There’s a new face reporting for the Iowa Falls Times Citizen – at least, temporarily. Amelia Schafer, an Iowa Falls native and 2018 graduate of Iowa Falls-Alden High School, has joined the news staff as an intern this summer.