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DirecTech opens Des Moines office, hires director of sales

Newton-based DirecTech, LLC has opened a local office in Des Moines and launched a specialty sales force to introduce its digital and print products in the form of electronic newsboards, coupon books and glossy monthly magazines in central Iowa.

Mississippi River Parkway Commission celebrates Great River Road Month

The Mississippi River Parkway Commission is celebrating Drive the Great River Road Month by inviting local motorists to travel the Great River Road this month.

Seed Savers Exchanges names new executive director

Seed Savers Exchange recently named Lee Buttala its next executive director, succeeding John Torgrimson.

Ames' 2nd Annual Rummage RAMPage event raises money for nonprofits

The city of Ames' recent 2nd Annual Rummage RAMPage, during which residents sell reusable items to reduce waste, raised over $14,000 for local nonprofits.

Wellington Place Nursing & Rehabilitation to begin construction on facility

The first phase of construction on a Decorah assisted-living facility is scheduled to begin soon.

Dubuque Area Chamber celebrates local businesses at annual dinner

The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual dinner at the Grand River Center to honor businesses and individuals in the area.

Second phase of Mississippi Drive Reconstruction Project to begin soon

The second phase of the construction on Mississippi Drive in Muscatine will begin soon and will involve installation of water and utility lines and septic systems.

Des Moines Parks and Recreation seeks volunteers for documentation project

Volunteer are needed for the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project, hosted by Des Moines Parks and Recreation.

Businessolver begins Iowa City satellite office venture

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Expanding Businessolver’s footprint, Iowa City now hosts the firm’s brand-new satellite office approximately 110 miles from West Des Moines headquarters, with plans to accommodate 74-plus workers supporting participant services and client services, officials announced Sept. 11.

Fulton Windmill Area sponsoring Children’s Bake Off

Fulton’s Windmill Area will sponsor a Children’s Bake Off during this year’s fall festival.

Greater Burlington Convention & Visitors Bureau accepting applications for community event funding

In preparation for 2018 community tourism events, the Greater Burlington Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting applications for grant money to attract visitors to the area.

Gundersen Decorah Clinic celebrates 25 years with Health and Fun Fair

Gundersen Decorah Clinic is celebrating 25 years in business this year with its Health and Fun Fair on Sept. 21.

UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital to host fall shopping fair

The Sunshine Circle of UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital will celebrate fall with shopping fair Oct. 13.

LiteForm Technologies to begin Styrofoam-recycling program

Nebraska-based LiteForm Technologies, which has facilities in Iowa, aims to become more environmentally friendly and efficient.

Urbandale resident among Woman Business Owner of the Year Award finalists

A woman from Iowa is among the finalists for the 2017 Woman Business Owner of the Year Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO).

Coralville HR manager receives excellence award

The Iowa Public Employer Labor Relations Association awarded its 2017 Award of Excellence to a Coralville resident this month.

Knud Knudsen exhibit at Vesterheim explores emigration

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum will unveil a new exhibit called “Rocks and Hard Places: Emigration through the Lens of Knud Knudsen” on Saturday, Sept. 23.

FHFA reports increases in home-price appreciation in Iowa cities

Regional metropolitan statistical areas are experiencing a positive gain in home appreciation, according to Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors and data provided by the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Sioux City Public Museum exhibit to feature contributions of Siouxland military members

Sioux City Public Museum's new exhibit honors the contributions that the military members of Siouxland have made in the past and present.

Mosaic to host 6th annual Partners in Possibilities fundraising luncheon

The sixth annual Partners in Possibilities fundraising luncheon will take place on Oct. 12 to support Mosaic in Central Iowa.

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