Sen. Joni Ernst is from the small town of Red Oak. So, hearing about pressing issues from a dozen young entrepreneurs in New Providence on Wednesday was a welcome distraction from the government shutdown and personal issues that have been
Iowa River Trail Hardin Commission Chairman Chris Wieting believes the ambitious project that will pave a 35-mile trail from Hardin County through Marshalltown is a marathon, not a sprint. But the group received big news recently with the awarding of
A delegation of about 15 Georgians visited Ellsworth Community College on Friday, but there was no talk of peaches or bulldogs. That’s because the group was from the Republic of Georgia — a small nation wedged between Turkey and Russia.
Recent Ellsworth Community College graduate Conner Rieks has already been to Germany twice. Thanks to an expanded exchange program he’ll be heading back this year. This time Rieks will have the opportunity to earn his bachelor’s degree free of charge.
By Corey Meints – February 5, 2018 A public market. A micro-brewery. A sports academy. These were some of the big-picture ideas developed by Hardin County residents working with representatives from McClure Engineering over the past eight months. Since
TIMES CITIZEN EDITORIAL In 2014, the Iowa Falls business community sought hard numbers for a perceived problem. There seemed to be a shortage of certain kinds of housing in the area, so a housing study was commissioned. The results came
By Sara Konrad Baranowski May 16, 2017 Refinished hardwood floors. Functioning transom windows. Refurbished skylights. Those who toured seven new downtown Iowa Falls apartments Monday afternoon were wowed by the workmanship and the attention to detail in a project that
By Corey Meints Plastic Recycling of Iowa Falls was recently awarded by the Keep Iowa Beautiful Program. The company was sited for its work in turning plastic into usable products, such as these benches at the Alden Memorial Park. With recent
Sara Konrad Baranowski – March 9, 2017 The new Ellsworth Estates website (found here) includes an artist’s rendering of the exterior of the repurposed Ellsworth Hospital. The old hospital is being converted into 20 high-end condominiums with parking on the
By Sara Konrad Baranowski on August 26, 2016 Kwik Trip Inc., the Wisconsin-based convenience store company, is hoping to invest $2 million in a new Iowa Falls store. The Iowa Falls Board of Adjustment will meet Monday for a public