County was one of 14 created on December 21, 1837, and
has grown to a
current population of 26,962. Benton County is located
in east-central Iowa and is
home to 15 communities.
The Benton Development Group (BDG)
new board members.
The Benton Development Group (BDG) has assigned new officers to it's board of directors. Marlyn Jorgensen has been voted President, Kristina Kremer is Vice President, Elise Healzer is Treasurer and Ed Shaeffer is Secretary. Other board members include: Patrice Shakespeare and Harry Ruth. The new board of directors and other Benton County city representatives are excited about BDG's involvement in Benton County economic development.