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Downtown Partners to show 'Sing' during outdoor movie season

Downtown Partners will show the movie "Sing" July 7 at the 5 & V Downtown Cinema in Burlington as part of its summer outdoor movie season.

NICC’s board hears about agricultural-safety programs during monthly meeting

Northeast Iowa Community College’s board of trustees recently heard a presentation from the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS) on updates to its outcomes on farm-safety programming and an overview of its services.

City of Des Moines named a Home Base Iowa Community to help veterans

The city of Des Moines in June was designated a Home Base Iowa Community.

KAR Auto Group set to expand

KAR Auto Group Inc. will add new facilities to its dealership in the upcoming months.

Waukee reminds residents of new distracted-driving law

Iowa's new distracted-driving laws took effect July 1, and the city of Waukee is reminding residents that using a mobile device for any purpose other than talking or GPS directions is illegal.

Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors hosts annual kickball tournament to raise money for charities

Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors is hosting its third annual kickball tournament to raise funds for charities that support victims of domestic abuse.

NICC to host seminar on dementia for caregivers, health care providers

Northwest Iowa Community College host Dementia Summit 2.0 to allow caregivers and health care professionals to network with other individuals who specialize in dementia health care

Public invited to comment on Ames erosion control program

The city of Ames will hold a public meeting on its storm water erosion control program, detailing planned improvements along the South Skunk River.

Mercy Clinics hires new staff member

Mercy Clinics Internal Medicine Urbandale has welcomed a new staff member to its team.

BankORION's president and CEO to retire

BankORION Chairman and CEO James R. Dingman has announced his retirement after 41 years with the company.

A Very Vintage Market to feature antiques, handcrafted goods

The second annual Downtown Partners' summer event, A Very Vintage Market, will be held July 15 in historic downtown Burlington.

Oneota Film Festival opens new location, sets dates for 2018 event

The Oneota Film Festival has made changes for the 2017-18 film season, and the organization will open a new office space in downtown Decorah.

Consolidated Communications merges with FairPoint in $1.3 billion deal

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. has acquired FairPoint Communications in a deal worth an estimated $1.3 billion.

Goats graze Ames park to prevent overgrowth

The Ames Parks and Recreation Department recently partnered with the Friends of Ada Hayden Heritage Park for targeted grazing application.

Chamber's mobile app allows people to explore Carroll County's offerings

The Carroll Chamber of Commerce is launching a new mobile app that allows residents to access information about the community.

Endow Urbandale encourages local organizations to apply for grant

The board of trustees for Endow Urbandale will award one or more local organizations with a grant worth up to $10,000.

Citizens First Bank accepting submissions for calendar photo contest

Citizens First Bank will host its annual calendar photography contest, with the winning photos published in the calendar and displayed as the bank's Facebook cover photo.

NICC and Upper Iowa University hosting information sessions on new nursing program

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) has partnered with Upper Iowa University (UIU) to hold two nursing information sessions for those looking to join a nursing program.

Toby Keith brings Interstates and Tailgates tour to Sioux City

Country singer Toby Keith will bring his Interstates and Tailgates tour to the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City on Aug. 26.

Rockwell Collins board OKs purchase of additional stock worth $200 million

Rockwell Collins board of directors recently approved the purchase of $200 million of Rockwell Collins common stock.

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