A man on an economic development mission
There were no specific mandates for Algona Community Development Director Jacob Tjaden when he was hired in 2018. His first year found him involved with various projects including developing an overdue city comprehensive plan and assisting with a downtown assessment.
"I know Algona is a progressive community that wants to grow and flourish. Being from rural Iowa and having worked in rural Iowa, I'm passionate about it," Tjaden said.
Read the whole story in the Sept. 5 Advance.