The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 3, 1966 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 3, 1966
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BUILDING FOR TOMORROW ACTION FOR CITIES & TOWNS 8.. New life has been breathed into the economy of Northwest Iowa." STAN GREIGG y THE FUTURE OF OUR TOWNS Some persons predict that the small or medium-sized community is "on the way out". Rep. Greigg believes that with ag- gresfve and imaginative leadership we are changing this.trend. Greigg sponsored Northwest Iowa's first Community Conference in Washington. Local Leaders met with key National Leaders to work on areas of mutual concern. Northwest Iowa Community Leaders pose with National Leaders at 1965 Norinwesi low.i Community Conference IMPROVED POSTAL SERVICE Soon after talcing office, Congressman Greigg realized the pressing need of improved Postal facilities. Responding in a positive vein to "local initiative" Rep. Greigg co-ordinated these projects with postal authorities. The "Free Enterprise" approach, whereby buildings are constructed by private citizens, keeps the property on the local tax rolls. New Post Office at Ireton, Iowa, dedicated In October, 1966. Investments in the Future "We have assisted many communities in their efforts to obtain government assistance for sewage treatment plants, airport development, water facilities, recreational facilities, and other internal projects. I believe that cooperation between local and federal governments is vital if we are to meet the challenges facing many communities in the future. This partnership must continue . . ." STAN GREIGG Congressman Greigg visits with citizens of Emmetsburg, where one of his 3 District Offices is located, during one of his many visits to Palo Alto County, "I LEADERSHIP IS THE KEY TO THE FUTURE ' .;; ' :'; - ; i i During this first term, Congressman Greigg ha s visited every town in Northwest lowa/Fp)- some communities, it was the first visit by a Congressman in a decade or more. Congressman Greigg met with private citizens, County supervisors, councilmen . . . responding to all. As one lp?al citizen put it Many of us never realized what a Congressman could do, until we got to know Stan Greigg. *

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