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Interstate Communications Honored with Annual IMPACT Award by Iowa Network Services

Iowa Area Development Group (IADG) presented the annual Ripple Effect IMPACT award to Interstate Communications in Truro, Iowa. The IMPACT award was presented to Interstate at the Iowa Network Services’ 2013 annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday, March 19 in West Des Moines. ...

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Presidential Post - April 1, 2013

Whether you prioritize what conferences to attend based on dynamic content, high-powered speakers, networking opportunities or the proportion of capital to lowercase letters in the event name, the SMART Conference ought to be at or near the top of your list every year....

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Nate Clayberg Graduates from OU EDI

OU/EDI is an intensive week long, three-tier program, which provides a broad spectrum of advanced education for the economic development professional....

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Do You Have a Brownfield in Your Community?

Do you have a brownfield in your community? Brownfields are defined as sites where redevelopment and reuse interest has been hindered by known, or suspected, environmental issues. ...

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ISU CIRAS assists Iowa Manufacturer

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach produced a video describing the assistance CIRAS provided to Hagie Manufacturing. Check it out - along with other video stories - on their web site. ...

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