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Analysis: Cerro Gordo, Pottawattamie and Polk counties have highest property tax rates in Iowa

With an effective property tax rate of 1.96 percent, Cerro Gordo County has the highest tax rate among Iowa counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Private colleges, universities report borrower default rate of 8.2%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, 41.4 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

ANKENY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Brews, Wines and Dining Fine to be Held May 8

District 36 Wine Bar & Grille featuring The Cellar Winery & New American Brewery.

CLINTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Coffee with the Candidates

Talk to the candidates running in the primary election for Clinton County Supervisor and Clinton County Treasurer before casting your ballot!

Sammons Financial's Jackie Cockrum gains Rising Star status

Iowa resident Jackie Cockrum, who serves as associate vice president for West Des Moines’ Sammons Financial Group (SFG), recently was recognized as a 2018 LIMRA Retirement Rising Star based on her inventive approach to daily operations.

DUPONT PIONEER: DuPont Pioneer, Bunge Announce 2018 High Oleic Soybean Contracting Program

DuPont Pioneer announced today that processor-paid premiums will be offered for Pioneer® brand Plenish® high oleic soybeans contracted for the 2018 growing season in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.

EAGLE GROVE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Mother's Day Brunch to be Held May 13

Treat the mothers in your life on Mother’s Day and let us do the cooking for you!

AUDUBON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Downstairs at Downton

What was life really like below stairs at a place like Highclere Castle?

Analysis: College baseball grosses $684 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

SIOUXLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Ribbon Cutting - Table 32

Please attend the upcoming Ribbon Cutting to welcome new member and new restaurant, Table 32.

AUDUBON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Economic Development

Register to attend by Thursday, May 3, 2018 by e-mailing Maria Cortez at Maria.Cortez@iwd.iowa.gov

SHELBY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY: Book Worms - Harlan Community Library

Youth volunteer work.Volunteers will meet every Tuesdays after school from 4:00-5:00 pm.

SIOUXLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Ribbon Cutting - June E. Nylen Cancer Center

June E. Nylen Cancer Center will hold a Ribbon Cutting to bring awareness to their newTrueBeam® radiation treatment machine.

AUDUBON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Workforce Collaboration

IowaWORKS Importance of Regional Economic Development & Workforce Collaboration

Metro Business Network