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Iowa-based Midland National sponsors #ThirtyDaysofThanks photo contest

Midland National Life Insurance Co., which has a headquarters in West Des Moines, recently kicked off a #ThirtyDaysofThanks photo contest via Facebook.

Iowa City police, Bruegger’s Bagels team up for donation drive

The Iowa City Police Department has teamed up with FASTRAC, a local youth program, and Bruegger’s Bagels to collect food for the Johnson County Crisis Center through two drives.

Riverfront Improvement Commission seeking lease proposals for former Food Hub location

The Riverfront Improvement Commission in Davenport is looking to lease its former Food Hub location in the Freight House Market Place complex.

Ames rated best-tasting water in Iowa by nonprofit

The water in Ames has been voted the best-tasting water in Iowa, according to the Iowa Section of the American Water Works Association.

Sioux City completes Promenade Improvement Project

Sioux City recently announced that the Promenade Improvement Project has been completed.

Iowa DOT to hold public hearing on I-380 alterations

Hiawatha and surrounding area residents are encouraged to offer their opinions on the city’s proposed changes to Interstate 380 during an Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) public information meeting on Nov. 16.

Chamber's Leadership Academy seeks volunteers for poverty simulation

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Academy is looking for volunteers to help facilitate its annual Poverty Simulation at the West Des Moines Christian Church’s Fellowship Hall at 4501 Mills Civic Parkway.

Iowa City seventh-graders invited to submit essays for 'If I Were Mayor…' contest

Iowa City seventh-grade students can participate in an essay contest to share what they would do as mayor for a chance to win a college scholarship.

Urbandale presents 2017 service awards

The City of Urbandale conducts service awards annually to recognize the integrity, reliability, and loyalty that its employees display in serving the city’s residents.

DirecTech taps Smith as phone sales manager

Bringing years of “legendary” expertise from her time working at Hanson Directories, experienced telephone sales agent Tanya Smith recently accepted a position as telephone sales manager for Newton media, news and publishing firm DirecTech.

Sioux City Parks and Rec hosts 2017 Rock On! climbing competition

On Dec. 2, the Sioux City Parks and Recreation will be hosting the fourth annual Rock On! Climbing Competition at the Long Lines Family Rec Center Climbing Wall.

'Holiday tags' available for Dubuque residents

The City of Dubuque is distributing its annual complimentary “holiday tag” for extra garbage to its customers who collect solid waste.

Christmas at the Mill kicks off Dec. 1

Volunteer millers and educators of the de Immigrant Windmill area will be hosting various activities, starting with the annual Fulton Christmas Walk on Dec. 1.

Gundersen Health System co-sponsors Vesterheim youth program at Vesterheim

Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, recently celebrated Windows on the World.

Ludeking joins Winneshiek Medical Center team

The Winneshiek Medical Center, which is part of the Mayo Clinic Health System, recently welcomed Carol Ludeking, Doctor of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, to its Decorah Clinic and Urgent Care.

Volunteer sought for Ames Transit Agency Board

Mayor Ann Campbell is seeking an Ames resident to volunteer for a position on the Ames Transit Agency Board of Trustees.

MHI makes heavy lifting easy for Illinois manufacturers and warehouse operators

Heavy lifting is no easy task. Whether managing a single machine, or a whole fleet, the team at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Mitsubishi Caterpiller Forklift America know that your operations and employees rely on forklifts every day to bear the load.

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