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City of Woodbine Receives Mainstreet Grant

The southwest Iowa community of Woodbine, population 1,450 in Harrison County, yesterday received national recognition as one of three recipients of the 2014 Great American Main Street Award....

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German Wind Energy Company Locating in Estherville

Upon being introduced to a German wind energy company over four years ago at the nation’s largest wind energy trade show in Dallas, the company has chosen to locate in the Iowa Lakes Corridor. windtest of Grevenbroich, Germany, has established their North American company and opening their North American headquarters in Estherville, Iowa this summer. ...

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Flooding in Iowa

Professionals in your industry may, at times, deal with issues related to floodplain management or the National Flood Insurance Program. We wanted to make you aware of a newly created Flooding in Iowa video educational series. ...

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Written by Iowa DNR
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Railroad Revolving Loan and Grand Program

The Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant (RRLG) Program provides financial assistance to improve rail facilities that will create jobs, spur economic activity and improve the rail transportation system in Iowa. ...

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Reinvestment Districts Being Reviewed

The Iowa Reinvestment District Program was designed to assist communities in developing transformative projects that will improve the quality of life, create and enhance unique opportunities and substantially benefit the community, region and state....

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Written by IEDA
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