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Analysis: Dallas County has fastest growing local economy in Iowa

Dallas County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Iowa in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

AUDUBON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Firehouse Flames Supper to be Held June 20

Audubon Firehouse Flames will be serving supper at Music in the Park (Studio 728) on Thursday, June 20th starting at 6:00 PM.

ADEL PARTNERS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Rock'n Friday to be Held June 28

Presented by Raccoon River Rentals Bring your friends and family to hear Nice Bangs.

Rep. Steve King on USMCA: 'Americans thrive when we have strong trade deals in place'

U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who represents a district in the northwest part of the state, believes the ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which is designed to replace NAFTA, will provide a market boost for key agricultural products including corn, soybeans and pork.

University of Iowa ranks 27th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Iowa finished in a tie for 27th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Iowa, study finds

Walmart employs 17,218 workers in Iowa, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Iowa ranks 32nd best for library studies, study finds

University of Iowa finished in a tie for 32nd in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

ALGONA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Vets & Volunteers Recognition to be Held June 13

Kossuth County RSVP Volunteer Program hosts an old fashioned ice cream social to recognize and thank all Kossuth County RSVP volunteers and military service veterans.

Iowa ranks 3rd highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Iowa finished third among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Iowa finishes 14th on best state ranking

Iowa was ranked the 14th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Iowa rank 21st highest in nation

The average Iowa teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $58,140, the 21st highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Polk County posts 216th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 792 properties in Polk County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 216th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

ATLANTIC IOWA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Atlantic Rotary Spearheads Bug Spray Collection for Fremont County

Recent floods have devastated areas of southwest Iowa and the Atlantic Rotary Club is stepping up to help.

AUDUBON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: OSHA Ten-Hour Training to be Held May 30

ECI will be hosting Russell Perry, Safety Consultant with OSHA Consultation and Education to teach a 10 Hour Safety Certificate Training for General Industries at IowaWORKS in Sioux City, May 30th - 31st.

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