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Brief: Lyon County hires new director

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- Larchwood native Stephen Simons has been hired as Lyon County's new economic development director.

Simons signed a contract Monday and will begin his duties Feb. 1.

"We interviewed a number of candidates and hands down his marketing ability his communication skills are far and above," said Stephen Michael of the Lyon County Board of Supervisors.

Simons currently works for a marketing corporation in North Carolina.

He replaces former director Glenn Anderson, whose contract was terminated in August 2009.