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NIACC Foundation kicks off Keeping NIACC First Capital Campaign

NIACC Foundation kicks off Keeping NIACC First Capital Campaign

Mason City, Iowa – The NIACC Foundation officially announced the launch of the Keeping NIACC First Capital Campaign. As the College’s first capital campaign in over 15 years, the Keeping NIACC First Capital Campaign will fund science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classrooms and lab equipment; health simulation facilities and equipment; piano upgrades and music

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Farmland Leasing Meeting Set In Floyd County

Charles City, Iowa – More than half of Iowa farmland is rented.  In some Iowa locations, as much as 70% of the land is farmed by farmers who don’t own the land.  In Northeast Iowa, the result is many conversations and negotiations between farmland owners and producer-tenants to determine what makes sense for farmland leases

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Main Street Project Award Announced

Des Moines Iowa – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has awarded a total of $40,000 to five Main Street programs around the state through a new “Open 4 Business” grant effort. The grants are administered through IEDA’s Iowa Downtown Resource Center and Main Street Iowa programs. The funding will assist with business expansion projects

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EAB Confirmed in 26 Iowa Counties

DES MOINES IOWA  – An infestation of Emerald Ash Borer has been confirmed in Fort Madison, bringing the number of confirmed counties in Iowa to twenty-six.  Floyd County Conservation Director Adam Sears says, though there have not been any reported cases in Floyd County it is definitely on their radar: The larvae burrow under the

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FMC Early Childhood Iowa to Approve 2016 Budget

Charles City Iowa – FMC Early Childhood Iowa Area Board members will review proposed budget figures for funding programs from two grants, a state of Iowa school ready grant and a federally-funded grant, the Early Childhood grant. Both grants help support programs specifically targeted toward children ages birth to 5 and their families in Floyd,