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Bus Grants Help Connect Children to Iowa’s Agricultural Story 

Bus Grants Help Connect Children to Iowa’s Agricultural Story 

Des Moines, IA – Northeast Iowa – Over 2,000 students from Northeast Iowa schools now have an opportunity they may have otherwise missed, to learn firsthand about Iowa’s rich agricultural story. For the 2014-2015 school year, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) awarded over $9,500 to 35 schools within the Heritage Area. These schools

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IOWAWATCH “ONLINE LOANS”  

Des  Moines, IA – PAYDAY LOAN BUSINESSES MAKE NEARLY ONE MILLION LOANS TO IOWANS EACH YEAR, OFTEN CHARGING ANNUAL INTEREST RATES OF UP TO FOUR-HUNDRED PERCENT. BUT ASSISTANT IOWA ATTORNEY GENERAL JESSICA WHITNEY SAYS WHAT IS OF INCREASING CONCERN IS NOT STOREFRONT BUSINESSES, BUT INTERNET-BASED LOAN OPERATORS.  BRIAN CURTIS OF DAVENPORT KNOWS FIRST HAND ABOUT

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Business Professionals go back to School 

CHARLES CITY, IA – Business professionals attended classes at Charles City High School on Tues to see how students today learn. In turn they communicated  to the High School staff  what they believed that students need to become successful in  business today. Principal Josh Johnson said they got the idea from visiting with educators from

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Help root on one of Charles City’s own

Charles City, IA – The Charles City Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the University of Northern Iowa Athletic Department, is hosting a Chamber Day at the UNI men’s basketball game against Missouri State on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 18. Game time will be either 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. Anyone interested in attending the

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Business Professionals go back to School

CHARLES CITY, IA – Business professionals are attending Charles City High School today to see how students learn, and in turn, communicate to CCHS staff what is needed for students to become successful business professionals. The Charles City Back to School Project will engage community members by having them become students for half a day.

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