WATERLOO, Iowa --- A church, a growing retirement community and two car dealerships got bigger and newer during the 2012 commercial construction cycle.
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EVANSDALE, Iowa --- Need a body part for a General Motors vehicle currently in production? Chances are Rydell Chevrolet has it — possibly thousands of them.
WATERLOO, Iowa --- Blackhawk Engineering Inc. expanded its manufacturing plant in the Cedar Falls Industrial Park last year.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --- The best thing ever to happen for Kevin Harberts’ career sure didn’t seem so great at the time.
NEW HAMPTON, Iowa --- Northeast Iowa shrank in 2012: Everything north of Iowa Highway 3 got closer to Waterloo and Cedar Falls.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --- Farzad Moussavi spends a lot of time talking to former students and business professionals.
WATERLOO, Iowa --- Area school districts are partnering with the state’s workforce development office in their quest to better prepare students for jobs and college.
WATERLOO, Iowa --- When Hostess closed its doors in downtown Waterloo in November, many employees were at a loss for what comes next.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --- George Isley stared intently at the orange Silly Putty-like substance clinging to his tray.
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa --- Tired of wading in a relatively shallow labor pool, an Independence company started an innovative initiative to get young people excited about careers in manufacturing.
WATERLOO, Iowa --- Ten years ago, newly elected Waterloo Mayor Tim Hurley said, "Iowa, look out. Because here comes Waterloo."
WAVERLY, Iowa --- Brent Matthias has a golden headache.
WATERLOO, Iowa --- Millions of dollars were spent decades ago on flood levees to protect Waterloo and Cedar Falls from the Cedar River.
WATERLOO, Iowa --- “Your old road is rapidly agin’,” Bob Dylan sang in the 1960s protest song, “The Times They Are A-Changin’.”
Content by Chief Agri. Chief Agri, a brand of Chief Industries that supports the agricultural community, provides a guide to planning a farm grain storage facility.
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WATERLOO, Iowa --- The Skilled Iowa Initiative, which Gov. Terry Branstad unveiled in 2012, is growing roots in the Cedar Valley in 2013.
WATERLOO, Iowa --- Continuous improvement is the “new normal” at John Deere’s Waterloo operations.
WATERLOO, Iowa --- Area economic leaders continue to appreciate that they live on a veritable economic island of tranquility, even if the water line is creeping a bit closer to them.