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Ascentra Credit Union to build new headquarters in Bettendorf

Ascentra Credit Union is planning to relocate its home office from Grant Street to a new building in the Town Square Development site.

Ames deputy fire chief chosen for executive development program

The International Association of Fire Chiefs recently accepted Ames Deputy Chief Rich Higgins into the Fire Service Executive Development Institute as a member of the 2018 cohort program.

'The Wizard of Oz' musical tour to visit Sioux City

"The Wizard of Oz" will be playing in Sioux City at the Orpheum Theatre on Jan. 26 as part of a national tour.

Friday is target date for reopening Mississippi Drive

Project managers for the City of Muscatine and KE Flatworks have set Friday as the reopening date for Mississippi Drive from Iowa Avenue to Broadway.

Marion's stormwater utility fee ticks upward

The City of Marion is dedicated to improving water quality, reducing stormwater runoff, and preventing flooding for the state of Iowa.

National campaign urges Congress to act on 'dreamers'

A national campaign urging congressional movement on "dreamers" will begin Wednesday, with an emphasis on highlighting the beneficial financial impact to each state.

Prairie burning to take place in West Des Moines

Over the next six months, the City of West Des Moines Public Services Department will be burning city-owned prairies in the following areas: Southwoods Park, Jordan Creek Trail Park, Railroad Avenue, Knolls Park and Valley View Park.

G. B. Petey will visit Greater Burlington retailers

Greater Burlington's Elf of the Shelf "G.B. Petey" will be making appearances in various retail businesses over the holiday season.

Cedar Rapids receives regional award for NewBo District development

The City of Cedar Rapids was awarded a regional Phoenix Award for redevelopment of the New Bohemia District, a mixed-use community.

Muscatine regulates burning of yard waste

The City of Muscatine wants to remind residents that open burning within the city is prohibited unless a permit is acquired.

DirecTech sales director to offer online marketing advice to local businesses at Johnston Chamber luncheon

From Johnston Times

DirecTech sales director Dan Tooker will provide the full scoop on online promotion for local businesses at the Johnston Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at Johnston Public Library.

Sammons donates $50,000 to Meals from the Heartland

West Des Moines-based Meals from the Heartland -- a group dedicated to alleviating hunger -- recently thanked Sammons Financial Group member companies for a sizable donation.

Celebrate Norwegian holiday traditions at Vesterheim's children's hour

Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, will be celebrating Norwegian holiday traditions and invites young children to participate in Barnetimen Children's Hour on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Iowa City's accepting entries for Poetry in Public 2018

The Iowa City Public Art Program is seeking local writers to submit poems for the 16th annual Poetry in Public Program.

Altoona and Des Moines to share fire and EMS services

To improve fire and EMS services along and across the Altoona and Des Moines border, the agencies will provide services through common operations via a new fire station in northeast Des Moines.

Motorcycle ice racing world championships come to Sioux City

The World Championship ICE Racing will be held at Sioux City’s Tyson Events Center on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Muscatine receives clean audit report

The City of Muscatine received a clean audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

Businessolver Foundation again sets standard for corporate philanthropy

Businessolver, the West Des Moines SaaS-based benefits administration provider, recently revealed that its allied foundation arm contributed over $250,000 to charity in 2017 with substantial support in the form of time investment from volunteers.

Masonry Institute of Iowa applaud's hospital's Grandview expansion

UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital, a private, nonprofit community regional health care facility, recently received an Award of Merit from the Masonry Institute of Iowa’s Architectural Design Awards for its Grandview Expansion Project.

Community college supports business development in Northeast Iowa

The Northeast Iowa Community College Small Business Development Center partnered with Winneshiek County Development to provide business consulting services.

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