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Cedar Rapids installs sculptures in several parks

The Downtown Cedar Rapids Rotary Club recently celebrated Public Art Appreciation Day with a new sculpture installation.

NICC Foundation given Schoen Family Charitable Trust grant

The Northeast Iowa Community College Foundation has been awarded a grant by Schoen Family Charitable Trust, according to a press release.

Dubuque creates program for Catfish Creek Watershed landowners to restore soil quality

The Catfish Creek Watershed Management Authority (CCWMA) is teaming up with the city of Dubuque to form a cost-sharing program that will provide Catfish Creek Watershed landowners with financial incentives to develop conservation practices on their own property, the city announced.

Des Moines mayor attends United Nations meting on climate change

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie recently attended a meeting at the United Nations in New York City where he was presented as a member of the United States Conference of Mayors.

Decorah Bank & Trust honored with award from The Institute for Extraordinary Banking

Decorah Bank & Trust Co. has been named one of the top banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking.

DirecTech acquires digital billboard franchise to offer hyperlocal marketing in Iowa

DirecTech, LLC has opened a local office in Des Moines and launched a specialty sales force to introduce its media services products to local small- and medium-sized businesses.

Burlington's Snake Alley named Ripley's 'Odd Spot'

Ripley’s Believe It or Not company recently celebrated its 100th anniversary with its archival project listing 100 unusual “Odd Spots”– Ripley’s Guide to the Curious Corners of America.

Van Meter among top places to work in Iowa

Van Meter Inc. was recently selected as one of Iowa’s 2017 Top 150 Workplaces, an honor is given out to businesses in the area based on employee feedback.

Local banks contribute $24,000 to Decorah utility study

Several banks in the Decorah area have joined forces to cover a portion of the costs of a municipal electric utility feasibility study.

Sioux City Human Rights Commission seeks nominations for War Eagle award

The Sioux City Human Rights Commission is currently seeking nominees for its War Eagle Human Rights Award, which is given to individuals who have a positive effect on civil rights in the Sioux City area.

Ames Municipal Airport to host ribbon-cutting event for new terminal

An open house and ribbon-cutting celebration is being held to commemorate the completion of the new Ames Municipal Airport Terminal building.

Tyson Fresh Meats expanding Waterloo facility

Tyson Fresh Meats, owned by Tyson Foods Inc., is expanding its Waterloo pork processing facility with a $28 million investment in the project.

DirecTech, Iowa Wild announce partnership

DirecTech has announced a partnership with the Iowa Wild to bring up-to-date news to professional hockey fans in the Des Moines area and throughout Iowa.

Finley Health Foundation continues Love Light Star tradition

UnityPoint Health, in partnership with its Finley Health Foundation, is encouraging individuals to participate in the annual Finley Hospital Love Light Star tradition this holiday season.

Marion named an All-Star Community by Iowa League of Cities

The city of Marion has been recognized by the Iowa League of Cities as a 2017 All-Star Community.

Mediacom announces $27,000 in grants for nonprofits

Mediacom Communications has announced the newest recipients of the community arts and cultural grants totaling $27,000.

West Des Moines’ Businessolver spotlights updates at HR tech summit

Benefits specialist Businessolver of West Des Moines recently highlighted its product innovations at 2017 HR Technology Conference & Expo in Las Vegas.

U.S. Chamber taps Iowa’s Golden Openings for top award

Chosen from among 18 finalists, Urbandale's Golden Openings recently emerged as the winner of the $25,000 prize in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Dream Big Small Business of the Year award competition.

Winneshiek Medical Center receives donation from Care for Children Foundation

Winneshiek Medical Center recently received a donation of therapy items and toys from the Care for Children Foundation earlier.

Urbandale recognized as best Built Environment in Voice of the People Awards

Urbandale residents gave the community high marks in The National Citizen Survey, making it the winner of the Built Environment category, according to a press release.

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