Articles - 2018

  • 3rd Quarter 2018 IADG Newsletter

    posted Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    Check out how Iowa's rural utilities are supporting business growth and community vitality in rural Iowa.

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  • Coop RLFs Support Tornado Recovery in Marshalltown

    posted Friday, August 24, 2018

    In response to the July 19 tornadoes in central Iowa which devastated many businesses and homes, Consumers Energy Cooperative, Heart of Iowa Communications Cooperative, and Marshall Economic Development (MED) have partnered to provide interest-free microloans from $5,000 - $10,000 to established Marshalltown businesses affected by the tornado in order to help with short-term capital needs.

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  • Governor Helps Dedicate Shell Building in Spirit Lake

    posted Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    The creation of a new $779,000 speculative shell building on East Fifth Street in Spirit Lake was heralded in January. The building was dedicated Wednesday morning, and Gov. Kim Reynolds joined community members and project partners to cut the ribbon on site in northeast Spirit Lake.

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  • Woodward Becomes Iowa's First ‘Green' Certified Site

    posted Tuesday, August 7, 2018

    The Woodward Eco Business Park is a pilot project and the first of its kind designed to meet the unique needs of companies looking to reduce their environmental impact. The park is approximately 190 acres and is now available for business development.

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