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April 24, 2017

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Faster is better online
Just about every commercial enterprise today relies on communication via the internet. The faster businesses can upload and download, surf and research, the more competitive they are. How fast is fast? If your company needs to download a HD documentary outlining new techniques, typical broadband could do the job in about...
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April 17, 2017

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Not enough people?
There’s a general feeling that the U.S. is overcrowded. The population is over 324 million, with 81 percent living in cities and suburbs. That is, unless you live in parts of the rural Midwest, where the population has been declining over the last 50 or more years. Though these areas are...
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April 12, 2017

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Methodist Manor progressing with new addition
A few weeks of unexpectedly favorable winter weather has pushed the massive Methodist Manor addition forward. From February into early March, work has been completed that had not been anticipated until later in the spring. Currently, the third of five sequences of structural steel is being set. The fourth sequence is...
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April 11, 2017

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BVU to host entrepreneurship networking panel
Buena Vista University will be hosting an “Entrepreneurial Keys to Success” networking panel for local entrepreneurs and professionals to gather and learn more about what it takes to be a successful business owner. The free event will take place on Saturday, April 22 in the Harold Walter Siebens Forum at...
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April 10, 2017

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Rent to a vet
Affordable housing is a challenge for many Americans. When you’re one of the 30 percent of young vets, from 18 to 24, who don’t have a job, finding a place to live is a daily struggle. And those that are employed often juggle where to put their paychecks: into food, housing...
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April 10, 2017

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NEWS RELEASE: MAIN STREET IOWA AWARDS CELEBRATION HONORS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS
For more information, contact: Tina Hoffman 515.725.3150 communications@iowaeda.com Main Street Iowa Awards Celebration Honors Outstanding Achievements Award Winning Projects, Entrepreneurs and Volunteers Honored Main Street Iowa hosted the 31st annual Main Street Iowa Awards Celebration on at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines. The program honored the efforts of those who work day in and...
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April 06, 2017

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Continuity of care
Longhouse-Northshire administrator celebrates staff longevity Tim Christy, administrator of Longhouse-Northshire, has been with the residential care facility for 27 years, and unlike many people who supervise staff, the turnover numbers at his facility have been well balanced by several longtime staffers who continue to provide a continuity of care that is...
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April 05, 2017

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Alliant Energy acquires rights to $500M wind farm
Alliant Engery and Apex Clean Energy are working together on a Clay and Dickinson County wind farm large enough to power about 100,000 homes in Iowa. More than 100 turbines will be going up as part of the proposed Upland Prairie project. The 300-megawatt farm's footprint will run mostly north and...
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