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Sapp named director of UNI’s partnership with Iowa community colleges

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The University of Northern Iowa and its community college partners have named Paul Sapp as director of UNI@IACC, an interim role he has held for nearly a year. Sapp has 20 years of …

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Naig presents Ag Leader Awards for outstanding contributions to Iowa agriculture

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has recognized organizations and individuals for their exceptional contributions to the state’s agriculture community. The Ag Leader Awards were presented to Agriculture in the Classroom, Central Iowa Shelter & …

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Iowa’s unemployment rate slips to 2.9%

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February was 2.9%, a slight drop from January’s rate of 3%, Iowa Workforce Development reported today.

February’s rate is the lowest it’s been since August 2022, when it was …

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Speakers announced for 2023 Global Insurance Symposium

Keynote speakers and panels for the 2023 Global Insurance Symposium April 18-20 have been announced. The theme of this year’s conference is “Thriving in a Changing World.”

The three-day event will feature keynote addresses from …

MOIsson Alliance for Women to host leadership workshop

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, MOIsson Alliance for Women, in partnership with Zeal women’s networking group, is hosting a half-day leadership workshop for Central Iowa women.

“Unapologetically Bold” will be held on the Blue Compass …

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Grinnell College poll shows most feel economy will worsen

A majority of Americans think the economy will be worse in 12 months than it is now, according to a new Grinnell College National Poll released Wednesday.

The poll shows that 58% of those who …

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Volunteers pack springtime meal boxes for food insecure families

Volunteers from Fareway help pack springtime meal boxes at the Food Bank of Iowa Tuesday to be distributed to families in need through Des Moines schools. Photo contributed by Food Bank of Iowa.

Volunteers from …

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Taking Up Space event to focus on empowering Iowa women in business

Registration for a free April 27 event geared toward empowering Iowa women in business is open.

Organized in part by Abi Reiland, senior associate at Jones Lang LaSalle, “Taking Up Space” will feature a panel …

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Des Best winners presented with award decals to designate they are Des Best

Des Best award decals like the one above are being sent to businesses identified in Catch Des Moines’ Des Best blogs and video series. Image provided by Catch Des Moines

Catch Des Moines has extended …

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Health care payer services market is expected to reach $118.2 billion

The health care payer services industry is expected to experience significant growth in the near future, according to a recent report. The growth is attributed to the increasing demand for managed care services, the expanding …

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