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Open4Business entry from Jefferson

Main Street Iowa offers a shark-tank style competition for Main Street businesses each year.  Jefferson can submit one entry through our Economic Vitality committee.  A business expansion idea was pitched to the committee and they voted to allow them to be Jefferson’s entry.  Rich and Reagan Osborne have been working on an idea for the […]

Window Displays by volunteers

Buildings in the downtown have been spruced up with the creativity of Main Street volunteers.  A group from the Design committee will work on bringing the warm weather to the windows of City View on State (200 E State), the Apothecary (100 N Wilson), and Homestead ( 121 E Lincoln Way).  Their goal is to […]

Guide Training workshop available through ISU Extension

AMES, Iowa – A statewide Guide Training workshop will be held April 11 from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Central Iowa Expo administration building near Boone. The new program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is the first of its kind in Iowa, and is designed specifically for staff and volunteers who […]

City View on State update

The weather has cleared so plan to see more progress on the properties that the City has acquired.  City View on State is 200 E State.  Thanks to volunteers under the direction of Nick Sorensen, demo of the office spaces on the street level has begun to reveal tin ceilings and a large open concept.  […]