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Iowa
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(April 7, 2014) USDA Highlights Emerging Biofuels Opportunities and Job Creation During Three-State Midwest Tour
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(April 3, 2014) USDA Rural Development Helps Greene County Medical Center Celebrate Groundbreaking for Large Expansion and Renovation Project
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(April 2, 2014) USDA Rural Development Participates in Grand Reveal Celebration at St. Francis Manor in Grinnell
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(March 26, 2014)USDA Rural Development Helps Floyd Valley Hospital Celebrate Groundbreaking for Large Expansion and Renovation Project
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(March 13, 2014)New Report: USDA Rural Development Initiatives Created 75,000 Jobs Across Nation in 2013
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(March 10, 2014) Jeff Jobe Named USDA Rural Development Business – Cooperative Programs Director in Iowa
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(March 6, 2014) USDA Makes Payments to Support Production of Advanced Biofuel
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(February 27, 2014) USDA Deputy Under Secretary Doug O’Brien Highlights Regional Foods Systems Opportunities in Iowa
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(February 25, 2014) Open House Activities Celebrate New Wellness Center in Ogden
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(February 24, 2014) USDA Rural Development Facilitating Rural-Issues Roundtable Discussion in Mount Pleasant on Friday, March 7th
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(January 24, 2014) USDA Rural Development Helping Fund Economic Development Projects in Hampton, Akron and Five Northeast Iowa Counties
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(January 8, 2014) More Than 2,600 Rural Iowa Families Become Homeowners in 2013 Through USDA Rural Development Housing Programs
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(December 17, 2013) USDA Rural Development’s Community Programs Director in Iowa Recognized with Secretary’s Honor Award
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(December 12, 2013) USDA Rural Development Invests $498 Million in Rural Iowa in 2013
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(November 25, 2013) USDA Announces Notice of Funding Availability for Value-Added Producer Grants
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(November 22, 2013) Charles City Area Development Corp. and South Central Iowa Community Action Program Inc. Receive USDA Funding to Assist Rural Iowans
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(November 21, 2013) November 21st Recognized as National Rural Health Day
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(November 21, 2013) Tri-State Development Summit Designated a USDA Great Region
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(November 19, 2013) Renee Crock Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(November 12, 2013) Iowa Choice Harvest Celebrates Ribbon Cutting and Open House in Marshalltown
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(November 8, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Projects to Improve Farm and Rural Business Energy Efficiency
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(October 31, 2013) Des Moines Hosting National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture November 6 – 8
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(October 21, 2013) USDA Rural Development Provides $8.8 Million Loan to Assist with Hospital Improvement Project in Hawarden
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(September 30, 2013) USDA Rural Development State Director Bill Menner Receives Rural Hospital Champion Award
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(September 19, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Improve Broadband Service in Rural Iowa
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(September 18, 2013) USDA Rural Development Funding Helps 13 Iowa Communities Make Improvements to Fire Stations and Other Emergency Response Services
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(September 17, 2013) USDA Celebrates National Health IT Week by Highlighting Support for Advanced Health Care Technology
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(September 13, 2013) C& L Companies Celebrates Expansion in Warren County
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(September 8, 2013) Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner Celebrates Grand Opening of Replacement Facility
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(September 5, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Electric System Improvements in Iowa and Seven other States
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(September 4, 2013) USDA Rural Development Participates in Ribbon Cutting and Open House Event Celebrating Hospital Expansion in Oskaloosa
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(August 28, 2013) USDA Rural Development Participates in Groundbreaking Event for Expansion at Country Winds Manor, Inc. in Cresco
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(August 20, 2013) Rural Iowa Businesses Receive USDA Grants to Improve Energy Efficiency and Produce Renewable Energy
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(August 12, 2013) USDA Helps Children Discover “AgVenture” at 2013 Iowa State Fair
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(August 12, 2013) USDA Rural Development Funding Assists with Market on Main Building Project in Ottumwa
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(July 18, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Create Jobs and Economic Opportunity in Rural Iowa
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(July 13, 2013) Strong Public and Private Partnerships Make Upcoming Expansion of Floyd Valley Hospital Possible
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(July 9, 2013) Jodi Martin Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(July 2, 2013) USDA State Leaders Facilitating Rural Listening Forum in Audubon on Monday, July 8th
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(June 19, 2013) USDA Official Visiting Illinois, Iowa and Missouri June 19 – 21 to Promote Importance of Homeownership in Rural America
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(June 19, 2013) USDA Official Visits Van Buren County Hospital and Community Services Building in Keosauqua
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(June 18, 2013) Rural Development Announces Loans to Create jobs in Iowa and North Dakota
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(May 30, 2013) USDA Rural Development Loan and Grant Programs Assist Rural Homeowners with Needed Home Repairs
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(May 23, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications to Finance Construction and Rehabilitation of Rural Rental Housing
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(May 22, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments to Promote Business Development, Create Jobs in 11 States
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(May 21, 2013) USDA Official Tours Iowa to Get First-Hand Look at Expanding Rural Economic Activities All Across the State
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(May 20, 2013) USDA Rural Development Facilitating Rural-Issues Roundtable Discussions in Leon, Red Oak, Glenwood and Atlantic
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(May 1, 2013) Four Iowa Businesses Receive $262,910 in Value-Added Producer Grants from USDA Rural Development
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(April 22, 2013) USDA Rural Development Visits City of Belmond on Earth Day to Present $5.5 Million Loan to Improve Wastewater Treatment Facility
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(April 19, 2013) USDA Rural Development Funds Helping West Central Iowa Rural Water Association Manage Decreases in Well Levels after 2012 Drought
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(April 16, 2013) USDA’s Mitch Sabin Recognized for 40 Years of Public Service
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(April 12, 2013) Tipton’s Kim Regennitter Retires from USDA
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(April 11, 2013) USDA Rural Development Facilitating Rural-Issues Roundtable Discussion in Winterset April 25th
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(April 10, 2013) Butler County Rural Electric Cooperative Receiving USDA Funds to Improve Service to Customers
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(April 3, 2013) USDA Rural Development and Xenia Rural Water District Announce Restructuring
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(April 1, 2013) Application Deadlines Announced for 2013 Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
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(March 25, 2013) Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Must be Filed by May 1, 2013
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(February 14, 2013) City of Pisgah in Western Iowa has Some of Rural America’s Best-Tasting Water
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(February 8, 2013) Reminder: Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Must be Postmarked by March 25
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(February 4, 2013) USDA Rural Development’s Steve Lacina Named to Iowa Small Business Development Center’s State Advisory Board
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(January 30, 2013) Renewable Fuels Help Build a Stronger Rural Economy and More Secure Energy Future
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(January 24, 2013) Mike Boyle Receives 2013 National Service Day Award from USDA
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(January 9, 2013) Sheri Rice Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(December 20, 2012)Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Projects in Iowa and Six Other States
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(December 19, 2012) USDA Rural Development’s John Arthur Receives Patriot Award for Extraordinary Support of Employee Serving in Iowa National Guard
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(December 3, 2012) Jill Darnell Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(November 21, 2012) Open House and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Iowa Lakes Community College’s New Video Conferencing System
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(November 15, 2012) Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Celebrity Chili Cook-off Contest at New Community Center in Afton
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(October 30, 2012) Arnold Thomas Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(October 29, 2012) USDA Rural Development Funding to Assist Grato Holdings, Inc. with Upcoming Expansion in Woodbine
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(October 25, 2012) Nishna Productions, Inc. Holds Open House and Dedication for New Work Center in Red Oak
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(October 24, 2012) USDA Rural Development’s Fiscal Year 2012 Loans and Grants Have Large Impact in Rural Iowa
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(October 19, 2012) USDA Programs Give Rural Iowa’s Job Creation-Efforts a Boost
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(October 16, 2012) Doug Moss Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(October 11, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Electric Service in Rural Iowa Communities
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(October 5, 2012) USDA Rural Development Implementing 2010 Census Data on March 27, 2013
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(October 3, 2012) Improvements to Rural Transmissions Lines Will Improve Electric Service to Residents and Businesses in 51 Iowa Counties
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(September 26, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support to Improve Health and Safety for Rural Americans
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(September 26, 2012) New Wastewater Treatment System to Improve Quality of Life for Residents of Leisure Lake in Rural Jackson County
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(September 24, 2012) Claims Filing Period for Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Who Claim Past Discrimination at USDA to Open on September 24, 2012
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(September 21, 2012) USDA Rural Development's Lee Merrick Recognized with Secretary’s Honor Award
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(September 20, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Service in Iowa
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(September 14, 2012) Cresco Fuels Inc. Celebrates Grand Opening of State's Newsest Blender Pump Location
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(September 13, 2012) City of Rhodes Sewer Improvements to Enhance Water Quality in Central Iowa Community
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(August 27, 2012) Drake Law Center Hosting Workshop September 6th to Assist Producers with Applications for USDA’s Value Added Producer Grant Program
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(August 24, 2012) Taylor Sims Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(August 10, 2012) City of DeWitt Helping Area Residents Achieve Homeownership Dreams
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(August 2, 2012) Van Buren County Hospital Holding Grand Opening Ceremony for New Community Services Building Sunday, August 5th
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(July 31, 2012) USDA Rural Development Announces Projects to Create Jobs and Strengthen Economic Development Across Rural Iowa
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(July 30, 2012) Manning Regional Healthcare Center Celebrates Groundbreaking
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(July 26, 2012) USDA Rural Development Participates in Groundbreaking Event for Replacement Hospital in Sioux Center
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(July 13, 2012) USDA Rural Development Awards $335,000 in Rural Business Enterprise Grants in Iowa
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(July 6, 2012) Abbey Wells Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(July 5, 2012) USDA Rural Development Facilitating Rural-Issues Roundtable Discussion in Avoca, Dubuque and Oskaloosa in July
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(July 2, 2012) Congressman Braley and USDA Official Discuss Rural Economic Development During Farm, Food and Jobs Bill Listening Session in Dubuque County
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(June 27, 2012) USDA Rural Development Recognizes City of DeWitt for Strong Partnership Helping Area Residents Achieve Homeownership Dreams
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(June 26, 2012) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Homeownership Month in Northwest Iowa
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(June 25, 2012) Now Is a Great Time to Buy a Home and USDA Can Help
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(June 19, 2012) Low-Interest Home Loan Opportunities Available Through USDA Rural Development
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(June 18, 2012) Homeowners Invited to June 29 Meeting in Albia to Learn About Home Repair Loans and Grants from USDA Rural Development and Chariton Valley Regional Housing Trust Fund
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(June 18, 2012) Over Past 150 Years Iowans Have Played Key Role Leading the USDA
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(June 12, 2012) Kimberly Regennitter Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(June 5, 2012) Dennis Henke Retires from USDA Rural Development after 34 Years of Federal Service
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(May 24, 2012) USDA Official Highlights 20-Year Business Success Story During Visit to West Bend, Iowa
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(May 22, 2012) USDA Rural Development's John Arthur Receives National 2012 Unsung Hero Award
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(May 18, 2012) USDA Official Highlights Importance of Local Foods Systems at Rural Summit
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(May 17, 2012) USDA Rural Development Facilitates Rural-Issues Roundtable Discussion in Muscatine
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(May 14, 2012) Greene County Medical Center Receives USDA Support to Improve Health Care, Outpatient Services
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(May 11, 2012) USDA Rural Development Participates in Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Clarinda Regional Health Center Facility
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(May 02, 2012) Keith Bastow Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(April 23, 2012) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Investing in Water Quality Improvement Projects Across the Country
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(April 23, 2012) Extensive Remodeling Efforts at 25-Unit Apartment Complex in Van Horne Complete
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(April 12, 2012) USDA Rural Development Participates in Open House Activities for Little Eagles Nest Learning Center in Wyoming
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(April 6, 2012) Jake Scott Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(March 19, 2012) Special Tours Give Public Up-Close Look at Southwest Iowa’s Newest Wind Turbine
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(March 15, 2012) Obama Administration Announces $15 Million Multi-Agency Challenge To Foster Job Creation and Business Innovation in Rural Communities Nationwide
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(March 14, 2012) USDA Rural Development Facilitating Rural-Issues Roundtable Discussions in Farley, Postville, Cresco, St. Ansgar and Creston
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(March 13, 2012) Housing Marketing Gaining Strength in Rural Iowa
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(March 12, 2012) Nateria Dickey Accepted into Nationwide Mentoring Program
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(February, 29 2012) American-Made Energy Holds Key to Continued Economic Stability
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(February, 15 2012) Kate Sand Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(February, 6 2012) USDA Rural Development Awards $1,176,312 in Value-Added Producer Grants in Iowa
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(February, 1 2012) USDA Rural Development Awards $1,257,750 in Rural Economic Development Loans and Grants in Iowa
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(January 25, 2012) USDA Rural Development Recognizes Most Active Lenders Using Agency’s Guaranteed Home Loan Program
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(January 19, 2012) Dennis Henke Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(December 21, 2011) USDA Rural Development Funding Had Large Impact in Rural Iowa in 2011
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(December 19, 2011) USDA Rural Development Awards $868,930 in Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants in Iowa
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(December 16, 2011) First-in-the-Nation Caucuses Bring Scrutiny to Both Iowa and Candidates
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(December 16, 2011) USDA Rural Development Awards $3.1 Million to Assist 150 Iowa Businesses and Producers in Implementing Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Measures
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(December 15, 2011) Tyler Koopman Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(December 12, 2011) USDA Rural Development Presents $262,742 Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant to Loring Hospital
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(December 6, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Emergency Services Building in Edgewood
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(December 6, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Grand Opening Ceremonies for The Iowana Senior Living Apartments in Creston
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(November 22, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Open House Activities at Lyon County Chiropractic in Rock Rapids
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(November 18, 2011) Rural Iowa Gets Broadband Boost from USDA Rural Development
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(November 15, 2011) USDA Rural Development Awards $55,161 Housing Preservation Grant to Charles City Area Development Corporation
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(November 12, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Dedication of Wind Turbine at Luther College in Decorah
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(October 29, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Dedication of Rural Emergency Services Training Center in Ottumwa
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(October 26, 2011) Sioux Pharm Inc. of Sioux Center Receives USDA Funds to Assist with Installation of Methane Digester
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(October 17, 2011) Shannon Chase Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(October 7, 2011) Rural Iowans to Benefit from USDA Rural Development Funding
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(October 3, 2011) Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments to Support Economic Development and Job Creation in Rural America
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(September 28, 2011) Sue Merrick Recognized for 25 Years of Federal Service
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(September 26, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Groundbreaking for New Hospital in Sumner
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(September 22, 2011) Jan Finn-Takes and Dan Speed Receive Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(September 20, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Dedication and Ribbon Cutting for Lenox Community Center Tuesday, September 20
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(September 18, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Open House Activities for Newly Renovated and Expanded Library in Fontanelle
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(September 6, 2011) USDA Rural Development Recognizes Patricia Petersen of Maquoketa as Apartment Manager of the Year in Iowa
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(August 30, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for Fire Station and Multi-Purpose Building in Westgate
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(August 29, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in groundbreaking Ceremony for Library in Lewis
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(August 23, 2011) USDA and U.S. Small Business Administration Officials Meet Grinnell Business Leaders to Discuss Collaborative Ways to Win Back the Future of Rural America
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(August 18, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to More than 900 Projects to Boost Renewable Energy Production, Reduce Energy Costs for Producers and Small Businesses
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(August 7, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Dedication Ceremony for New Parking Lot at Montgomery County History Center
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(August 5, 2011) Funding Available to Improve Rural Housing
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(August 4, 2011) Mt. Union Resident Cherie Byrum Recognized for 20 Years of Service to the Federal Government
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(August 4, 2011) John Arthur Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(July 10, 2011) Melbourne Resident Goes to Washington for White House Rural Champions of Change Meeting with President Obama
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(July 1, 2011) Businesses All Across Iowa Get Economic Boost from USDA Rural Development This Week
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(July 1, 2011) USDA Rural Development Offering Grants to Assist with Value-Added Agricultural Projects
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(June 29, 2011) Trevor Landers Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(June 25, 2011) USDA Rural Development Helps Celebrate Open House at Kalona Valley Apartments
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(June 24, 2011) USDA Rural Development Participates in Building Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Event for Hospital Expansion Project in Guttenberg
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(June 23, 2011) USDA Rural Development Awards Rural Business Enterprise Grants Totaling $473,400 to Six Iowa Organizations
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(June 22, 2011) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Milestone Anniversary of Parkview Homes Company in Otho
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(June 16, 2011) USDA Rural Development Recognizes 30th Anniversary of West Meadows Apartments in Packwood
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(June 7, 2011) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Milestone Anniversary of Expansion at Pocahontas Homes
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(May 23, 2011) Winterset Resident Heather Honkomp Recognized for 20 Years of Service to the Federal Government
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(May 20, 2011) USDA Rural Development Providing F&B Communications with $3.2 Million in Loan and Grant Funds through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
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(May 18, 2011) USDA Rural Development Loan and Grant Program Aims at Increasing Number of Blender Pumps in Iowa
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(April 22, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Broadband Investments to Spur Job Creation and Economic Opportunity in Rural America
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(April 22, 2011) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Recognizing Project to Protect Water Quality in Lake Rathbun
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(April 21, 2011) Local Improvement Projects in 10 Rural Iowa Communities Get a Boost from USDA Rural Development
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(April 15, 2011) USDA Rural Development Invites Applications for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects
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(April 11, 2011) Teresa Bomhoff Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(April 8, 2011) USDA Rural Development Recognizes Community-Improvement Projects in Anita, Logan and Woodbine
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(April 4, 2011) USDA Rural Development Hosting Nine Rural-Issues Listening Posts in Iowa during April
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(Nov 2, 2010) Funds from USDA Rural Development and Citizens Mutual Telephone Company Assisting Davis County Hospital Expansion and Renovation Project
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(October 27, 2010) American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Makes Tremendous Impact in Rural Iowa
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