Grow Greene County Grant Awards 2022
April 26, 2022

Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation, the local nonprofit corporation that holds the state gaming license in Greene County, distributed almost $ 1.5 million worth of grants at its 7th Annual Awards Night, conducted in person at Wild Rose Jefferson April 5.  Grow Greene County board members agree it is the highlight of their year to […]

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Vote Yes on Nov. 2
October 05, 2021

Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation’s board of directors is working hand in hand with Wild Rose Jefferson as they encourage Greene County citizens to vote yes on Nov. 2.  Grow Greene is the non-profit that holds the license for the casino in Jefferson and distributes the funds to projects. Iowa law requires counties hold a […]

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Wild Rose, Grow Greene County finish off medical center capital campaign
January 13, 2016

GreeneCountyNewsOnline – January 13, 2016 Wild Rose Casino and Grow Greene County have each pledged $100,000, for a total of $200,000 to Greene County Medical Center’s $4 million “Investing in Tomorrow’s Care” capital campaign. This combined gift puts the campaign beyond its $4 million goal. Medical Center chief executive officer Carl Behne said, “This combined gift […]

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Greene County lands casino
June 12, 2014

State approves $40 million casino and entertainment complex 2014-06-12 Direct link to article By DOUGLAS BURNS and ANDREW MCGINN [email protected] [email protected] BURLINGTON — With freshly minted approval from state regulators Thursday morning, Wild Rose Entertainment projected an August 2015 opening for a $40-million Jefferson casino-and-entertainment complex. The Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission voted 3-2 to […]

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Casino now open
July 13, 2013

Wild Rose Jefferson opens Monday afternoon to word-of-mouth crowd 2015/07/13 By ANDREW McGINN [email protected] It’s open. And the fact that slots were spinning and beer taps were flowing before 5 on a Monday afternoon is further proof of just how fast news travels in a small town. Wild Rose Jefferson, the $40 million casino-events center […]