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Northeast Iowa Community College students honored at statewide banquet

An annual Iowa-wide banquet recently recognized four Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) students for their exceptional academic achievements in higher education.

Northeast Iowa Community College student takes the gold in advertising competition

The Dubuque, Iowa chapter of the American Advertising Federation honored Charles Franks, a Northeast Iowa Community College student, with a Gold ADDY award during a competition held in Dubuque last month.

Greater Burlington Partnership hires new economic development director

The Greater Burlington Partnership recently hired Jeremy Hess to replace David Toyer as its economic development director.

Ascentra gives $50,000 to River Bend Foodbank

The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation has donated $50,000 to help the River Bend Foodbank ensure that no one goes hungry in eastern Iowa or western Illinois.

Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center to hold breakfast fundraiser

The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center (FACD) will hold its annual omelet breakfast in Clinton, Iowa on March 26 to raise money for the center's programs and exhibits.

Iowa City Police warn residents about tax scams

Iowa City Police recently warned residents about telephone scams by people who are falsely claiming to be employees of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Clive urges residents to share ideas to boost local arts and culture

Local officials in Clive, Iowa will hold a community meeting on March 23 to hear ideas about how to bring more arts and cultural events to the region.

Greater Burlington named No. 1 micropolitan area by Site Selection Magazine

Greater Burlington, Iowa was recently ranked as one of Site Selection Magazine’s top micropolitan statistical areas for the fifth consecutive year.

Siouxland Estate Planning Council to hold information session

The Siouxland Estate Planning Council is sponsoring a social event on April 27 for professionals who want to know the benefits of becoming council members.

International Traders of Iowa to hold panel discussion on benefits of free trade zones

Business owners, students and others can learn about the opportunities and benefits of free trade zones at a presentation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa later this month.

Morrison Tech engineering student named Student of the Month

The Morrison Institute of Technology recently named Derek Hobbick its Student of the Month for his volunteer work on campus and in the community.

Yellowstone Cab launches mobile apps to hail rides and pick up fares

Yellowstone Cab recently launched two free mobile apps that allow customers to hail taxis or pick up fares. 

Farm Bureau Financial Services to donate $24,000 to Make-A-Wish Iowa

The $24,000 raised during the first annual Iowa Agents Association charity auction will be turned over to Make-A-Wish Iowa on April 5.

Iowa’s 1st Congressional District reflects immigrant impact

In conjunction with a national day commemorating the positive impact of immigrants on American culture, Iowa leaders recently joined other states by publicizing “Map the Impact,” a campaign that celebrates the contributions of U.S. residents born elsewhere.

Catwalk competition to raise funds to protect Missouri River

Design teams from Aveda salons in Sioux City, Iowa will display their skill in hair care, makeup and fashion on April 2 as their models compete on the catwalk in an event that will raise money to protect the Missouri River.

Grammy Award-winning pianist to kick off Clinton College music series

Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Laurence Hobgood will perform on March 14 at the Clinton Community College Technology Center as part of the college’s annual Visiting Artist series.

Northeast Iowa Community College service center gives high school students head start on college

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) recently encouraged high school students who want to get a jumpstart on their post-secondary education goals at a bargain-basement price to enroll at the college’s Oelwein service center.

Iowa State University to offer course for in-home caregivers

Iowa State University (ISU) recently announced it will produce a six-week course on how to manage the stresses of providing in-home care for a disabled loved one. 

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce releases visitors guide

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce recently released its 2017 visitors guide.

Grants available for Fulton's public gardens

Fulton, Iowa residents and government  looking forward to a rosy spring can now apply for funding to help maintain the city’s public gardens.

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