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Thursday Jul 10 | WHO-AM Des Moines

Wild Rose breaks ground on new Jefferson casino

Officials were gathering at the intersection of US Highway 30 and Iowa Highway 4 near Jefferson Thursday to kickoff construction of the state's newest casino.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Lightning Brings Down Tree, Destroys Cars in Jefferson

There was plenty of clean up in the Greene County town of Jefferson Tuesday after last night's storm took down a large tree, toppling it onto these two cars.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Fri Jun 13, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

IRGC grants license, raises eyebrows with change

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission nixed the proposed Cedar Bend Casino in Linn County, saying it would cannibalize existing operations, like the Waterloo Isle.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Linn County, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

Hawk Eye

Board approves $40M casino at local meeting

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission voted Thursday 3-2 to approve a $40 million casino in central Iowa, saying the boost to a ... John Gaines/The Hawk Eye Members of the Grow Greene County Gaming Corp., from left, Brenda Muir, Mary Jane Fields and Lori Mannel, react to the 3-2 vote by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission to award a casino ... (more)

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Related Topix: Iowa, Pop/Rock, Thursday, Burlington, IA

Thu Jun 12, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Greene County Casino Project Granted Gaming License

After months of meetings, studies, and visits to Greene County the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has voted to grant a gaming license to Wild Rose Entertainment for a new $40 million casino complex in Jefferson.

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