News and Media

ABI Advocates for One-week Waiting Period

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

ABI and its members know and experience Iowa’s workforce shortage more than any other organization. Currently in Iowa, there are more jobs available than people...
NATIONAL PLAN FOR VACATION DAY ENCOURAGES AMERICANS TO TRAVEL

Friday, February 22, 2019

New Iowa Travel Guide, Along the Route tool provide inspiration for Iowa vacations  Des Moines, Iowa — The Iowa Tourism Office joined destination marketing organizations around the country to mark National Plan...
PDI Spring Event

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Attend PDI's spring event at Forte' Banquet & Conference Center Des Moines, IA! Mark your calendars for May 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Continue to the PDI...
IPPA invites farmers to regional conferences

Saturday, February 16, 2019

(Clive)--The Iowa Pork Producers Association is inviting the state's pig farmers to attend one of the five Iowa Pork Regional Conferences being held in February....
Relationship education available for farm couples

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

(Ames)--The stress of farming can strain a couple’s relationship, but the relationship doesn’t have to break, says Dr. David Brown, a human sciences specialist with...
How to Navigate the U.S. or Foreign Markets

Monday, February 11, 2019

Having a strong advisory team can help companies seeking a new market in the U.S. or abroad achieve success. For companies based abroad, the U.S. market...
U.S. NEWS RANKING: PART 3

Friday, February 01, 2019

Iowa is the top state in the country according to U.S. News & World Report. Check out our series explaining why Iowa won the title of “Best...
Nebraska-based Grocer Acquiring Glenwood Store

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Newman's Thrftway To Become Russ's Market Lincoln, Neb.-based B&R Stores is acquiring the Newman’s Thriftway grocery store in Glenwood from longtime grocer Dan Newman, who is...
A New Oasis

Friday, November 30, 2018

Glenwood Couple Turning Former Restaurant Site Into Urban Park A parcel of land that once housed the popular Oasis restaurant is being transformed into an urban...
Manufacturing Leaders Recognized at Statewide Event

Monday, November 26, 2018

In its fourth annual Legends in Iowa Manufacturing event, Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, a program of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI), recognized leaders in...
Iowa's use of special tax areas leads nation

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Research critical of TIF, but local officials say it's vital Iowa is the most prolific user in the nation of tax increment financing to spark economic...
Rural development is about more than just jobs

Friday, November 23, 2018

Research from UI institute shows quality of life is just as important as jobs in developing struggling rural areas Iowa’s rural population has been in decline...
How to launch an apprenticeship program

Monday, November 05, 2018

Trending in training today is an idea that has been around for centuries: apprenticeships. But today's programs are quite different from their predecessors, which were often...
Stress-Free Living Lives Here

Friday, November 02, 2018

  Get more out of family time. Make the most out of date night. Put your career in the fast lane. With Iowa, it’s all possible....
IOWA'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO 18-YEAR LOW

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 18-Year Low Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 2.6 percent in July. The state’s jobless rate was 3.1 percent one...
Mills County eyes rail park development

Monday, October 22, 2018

(Glenwood) -- Mills County officials are hoping to lure more businesses and industries by rail. The county's economic development foundation is working closely with Burlington Northern...
Sen. Grassley Makes Stop In Mills County

Friday, September 21, 2018

PACIFIC JUNCTION - U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) made an appearance at AgriVision Equipment Thursday, Aug. 9, during his annual summer swing through southwest Iowa. Grassley...
Shopko Management Mum On Future Of Glenwood Store

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Hy-Vee is acquiring the Shopko Pharmacy in Glenwood, but management from Wisconsin-based Shopko has declined to answer questions concerning the future of the Shopko Hometown...