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New regional business revolving loan fund available

The Regional Economic Development Investments, Inc. (REDI) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) program is to respond to economic injury caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic within the 10 Iowa counties of Appanoose, Davis,...
Amazon Names Iowa Top State for Digital Entrepreneurs

Amazon Names Iowa Top State for Digital Entrepreneurs

Corridor Business Journal: A new analysis by Amazon finds that Iowa leads the nation in the per-capita number of small and medium-sized businesses selling through the tech giant's online platform, and that Iowa businesses are increasing their sales the fastest on...

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New Website Just Launched

New Website Just Launched

More regional database integrations to be added this week!
Check back soon to see new additions.  We’ll be adding more content, news, and information each day.   For now, have a look around and let us know if you encounter any issues.  Thank you!

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The Pitch Offers Positive Local Programming

The Pitch Offers Positive Local Programming

Research has shown that news consumption can be detrimental to mental and physical health. The 24-hour news cycle tends to bias toward sensational reporting of negative events, which can fuel feelings such as anxiety and sadness. When Russ Ocker and AJ Anderson...

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Eric Pingel zipped on in the co-op office this morning to get a little juice in his EV for the day. We have a Level 2 EV charger right out front for public use! Not sure about the whole EV thing? We have resources on our website so you can read up on it yourself - www.pella-cea.org/energy ... See MoreSee Less
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The first 2021 Educators in the Workplace tours with Indian Hills Community College began today! Area educators learned about opportunities for students in advanced manufacturing with visits to Metal Wholesale, LLC and Southern Iowa Electric Cooperative in Bloomfield. ... See MoreSee Less
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Sunrise at Lake Red Rock...this could be your commute! #redrockarea #thisisIOWA ... See MoreSee Less
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Cargill and HELM are entering into a joint venture, Qore, to help leading brands replace fossil-based chemistries with bio-based intermediates, enabling them to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The two companies are investing a combined $300M for construction of a new plant to be built at Cargill’s existing facilities in Eddyville, Iowa.Learn more: www.cargill.com/2021/cargill-and-helm-partner-to-build-$300m-facility ... See MoreSee Less
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The “Livability: This is Iowa” guide, produced through a partnership between IEDA and Livability, explores Iowa’s top-ranked quality of life attractions and abundant career advancement opportunities. Download the guide to learn more: bit.ly/3vuufCY ... See MoreSee Less
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