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    Friday, February 19, 2021
    Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education today awarded three $1 million competitive grants through the new Career Academy Incentive Fund to prepare more high school students for success in college, postsecondary training and the workforce.Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC), Indian Hills Community College and Waterloo Community Schools each won a $1 million grant to increase ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic
    Wednesday, October 07, 2020
    Alan “Al” Tubbs is this year’s recipient of the Bruning Award for his leadership and longstanding dedication to providing financial guidance and support to farmers, agricultural businesses and small communities in rural America.  “It’s remarkable to have my past work in the agriculture and financial industries recognized,” said Tubbs. “Agriculture is where I’ve grown up and the largest segment of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 07, 2020
    Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. financial institutions ranked in the American Bankers Association’s top 100 list for farm lenders by dollar volume. The institutions – First Central State Bank, Maquoketa State Bank and Ohnward Bank & Trust – ranked 90th in the country for agriculture lending by dollar volume in the second quarter of 2020. Ohnward’s roots were built through helping the eastern Iowa and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article