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Bikes to be given away at back-to-school event

Fifty bicycles will be given away during the inaugural Bike Back to School event in August.

Clinton Book Festival to feature workshops, readings

The Clinton Public Library is hosting its third annual Clinton Book Festival on Aug. 26 at Clinton Community College.

Waukee participates in Dallas County Hazard Mitigation survey

In an effort to prevent disasters, the city of Waukee is taking part in the Dallas County Hazard Mitigation planning process.

Meredith Corp. partners with FGX International for new eyewear brand

Media and marketing company Meredith Corp. has entered a licensing deal with FGX International, the owner and designer of the wildly popular Foster Grant eyewear collection.

Applications due soon for grant program for projects in downtown Burlington

Applications for Iowa Economic Development Authority's 2017 Main Street Challenge Grant for improvement projects in downtown Burlington are due Aug. 11.

New apps help Davenport residents navigate the city by bus

Davenport CitiBus has introduced a web app and phone app that allow riders to track their bus in real time through the.

Legacy Optimizer IUL policy launched by North American Company for Health and Life Insurance

North American Company for Health and Life Insurance has a new life insurance option with the company's Legacy Optimizer indexed universal life (IUL) product.

Dubuque chamber announces opposition to air traffic control privatization bill

The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors has voted unanimously in opposition to a bill that would privatize air traffic control, according to a press release.

Workiva's Wdesk platform used to file Inline XBRL filings to SEC

Enterprise software company Workiva's Wdesk platform was used in the first quarter to submit 75 percent of Inline XBRL filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Patterson Comfort & Safety names winner of Ugly A/C Contest

Patterson Comfort & Safety has announced the winner of its Ugly A/C Contest.

Mason City Chamber seeks nominees for business, wellness awards

The Mason City Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominees for its Small Business of the Year and Boss of the Year awards.

Charity concert to support education center at Winneshiek County Fairgrounds

The Raising the Roof charity concert with Craig Morgan and opening act High Valley will take place Sept. 2 at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds.

Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center receives grant for strategic planning

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines has donated $2,100 to the Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center, according to a press release.

West Des Moines-based Businessolver new CTO McMurray thrives on keeping pace with HR technology

For Sean McMurray, technological advances are just part of what makes his position as chief technology officer at Businessolver so exciting.

Businessolver launches MyChoice Market for easy benefits transitions during offboarding

Recognizing the growing trend of boomerang employment, Businessolver recently launched MyChoice Market, a platform that allows employers to positively offboard employees with a seamless transition of their benefits.

Chris Conroy joins North American Company for Life and Health Insurance as vice president

Christopher Conroy has joined North American Company for Life and Health Insurance as vice president of annuity sales, according to a release from the company.

Business seminar to be held in Decorah

Business owners can learn how to expand their company and address challenges during the Renew Rural Iowa Seminar on Oct. 17 in Decorah.

Dubuque City Council completes annual goal-setting session

The Dubuque City Council recently acknowledged during its annual goal-setting session the validity of its vision and mission statements, confirming that they represent what the council stands for, according to a press release.

Electric solutions distributor Van Meter gains new CFO

Melanie Fisher Doyle has joined Van Meter Inc., an Iowa-based distributor of electrical and mechanical solutions, as its new chief financial officer, according to the Carroll Chamber of Commerce.

Joint Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bros. Bagel shop opening in Dubuque

Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bros. Bagels will bring their new coffee and bagel concept shop to Dubuque.

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