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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Thursday, July 2, 2015 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications Open Forum 9:30 a.m. – Nick Amelon, County Engineer 1. Set public hearing for BB Ave. road vacation 2. Amend Amana Budget 3. Amend 5 year plan […]

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WILLIAMSBURG  – Kinze® Manufacturing will host a job placement fair and employee assistance workshops to provide career-related transitional support for employees who were impacted in its recent workforce reduction. On July 9, Kinze will host a voluntary job placement fair at the Kinze Innovation Center, giving former employees an opportunity to interview for new positions with interested area companies. […]

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CELEBRATE IN IOWA COUNTY – Williamsburg Fourth of July

July 1, 2015 Journal Tribune

* 7-11 a.m.: Kiwanis pancake breakfast, Williamsburg Fire Station. * 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Food by Genoa Bluffs, the Iowa County Fair Board and VFW Ladies Auxiliary. * 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Children’s activities, including inflatable jumpers, BMX double lane giant slide, 3-in-1 sports combo, bounce house, Bunge Run n’Dunk, children’s tractor pedal pull, pony rides, clown […]

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Sundown car show rescheduled for July 1

June 24, 2015 Journal Tribune

Because of expected severe weather this afternoon, Sundown Bar and Grill has rescheduled its annual car show for Wednesday, July 1, in the downtown. Time is still from 5:30 to 9 p.m., and cars can start parking starting at 5:15 p.m. The public is invited. No entry fee or admission will be charged; plenty of sandwiches […]

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BREAKING NEWS – Kinze lays off 215 employees; low grain prices, demand blamed

June 24, 2015 Journal Tribune

Kinze Manufacturing today (Wednesday, June 24) announced the company-wide downsizing of 215 employees. The Williamsburg-based agriculture implement manufacturer is making the reduction of a significant portion of its workforce due to the lagging agricultural economy. In a statement, Kinze representatives noted that low grain prices have affected many agriculture-related businesses and manufacturers, and that executives have been “closely monitoring” […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – June 24, 2015

June 24, 2015 Amana Colonies news

James ‘Jim’ Jones, 62 James ‘Jim’ Jones, 62, Greeley, Colo., formerly of Williamsburg, died Thursday, June 18, 2015. Celebration of life service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Williamsburg. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, at Powell Funeral Home, Williamsburg. * * […]

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Sigourney man dies in SW Iowa County accident

June 19, 2015 Journal Tribune

KESWICK — A Sigourney man died after a car-vs.-semitrailer truck crash Thursday morning, June 18, in southwestern Iowa County, seven miles north of Keswick. Thomas Grover died from injuries suffered in the crash at D Avenue and 325th Street, the Iowa County Sheriff’s Department reported. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the accident scene shortly before 9:20 […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Agenda for June 19, 2015

June 18, 2015 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, June 19, 2015 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications Open Forum 9:30 a.m. – Nick Amelon, County Engineer 1. Purchase of lawn mower for Secondary Roads 10:00 a.m. – Adam Rabe, Ambulance Director 1. Department Update […]

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Kinze Manufacturing celebrates a half-century of innovation

June 17, 2015 Journal Tribune

By BRIAN RATHJEN It all started with $25, and a dream. Clichéd as that sounds, it’s how many a large manufacturing company gets its start, and such was the case for Kinze Manufacturing. After all, that was the start-up capital 21-year-old Victor native Jon Kinzenbaw had to open a welding shop in nearby Ladora. Suffice […]

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IOWA COUNTY OBITUARIES – June 17, 2015

June 17, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Hilda Driscoll, 95 Funeral Mass for Hilda G. Driscoll, 95, Williamsburg, was held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Williamsburg. She died on the morning of Sunday, June 7, 2015, at the English Valley Care Center, North English. The Rev. Joseph Roost officiated at the service. Burial was in St. […]

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