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Climate Engineers – Hiawatha Pulse

Posted on: August 17th, 2018 by | No Comments

Since 1947 Climate Engineers has provided high-quality custom sheet metal fabrication for Hiawatha and the greater Midwest. Twelve years after inception, a pivotal decision was made to shift the company’s focus from residential service to industrial. A redirected focus proved …Read More

Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) visits Hiawatha

Posted on: April 12th, 2018 by | No Comments

Since the Iowa Department of Transportation decided to approve construction of a new interchange on I-380 for Tower Terrace Road, Hiawatha residents’ and businesses have been counting down the days until the project officially begins. Outspoken stakeholders in the project …Read More

Hiawatha Business Spreads The Wealth

Posted on: January 19th, 2018 by | No Comments

Imagine the excitement that echoed throughout Cedar Rapids Toyota as General Manager Chris Langhurst handed a bonus check to each employee this week! Because of recent changes in the federal tax code, Cedar Rapids Toyota owner Scott Ryan decided to …Read More

Local Real Estate Company Announces Relocation

Posted on: December 18th, 2017 by | No Comments

The new office, located near the intersection of Blairs Ferry and Miller Road in Hiawatha, gives the 6-year-old company with more than 40 years of real estate experience, more flexibility in serving clients, according to co-owner Teri Graf. “Being located …Read More

Petersen Pet Hospital coming to Hiawatha in 2018

Posted on: November 17th, 2017 by | No Comments

The summer of 2018 will bring with it a new and improved facility for Petersen Pet Hospital to call home! Because of the immense growth and success, the pet hospital has experienced they are in need of a new and …Read More

Hiawatha’s Village Center Intersection set to open Oct. 31st

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 by | No Comments

This is an exciting time for Hiawatha as we welcome the new Village Center Intersection on Tuesday, October 31 at 10am. The cause for excitement is not only due to the new intersection and the new safety measures in place …Read More

Helping traffic flow on Boyson Road Off-Ramp

Posted on: July 27th, 2017 by | No Comments

The Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced it will begin a new project to help traffic flow in Hiawatha. Beginning this summer, the IDOT let the widening project for the northbound Boyson Road off-ramp on July 18th, to allow …Read More

After 25 years in the making, Hiawatha’s Tower Terraces Road Interchange becomes reality

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 by | No Comments

Construction of a new interchange on I-380 for Tower Terrace Road in Hiawatha has been officially approved by the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT). Construction is set to begin in 2022.  This news comes as a relief to many Hiawatha residents, …Read More

The Village Center at Center Point Road and Emmons Street

Posted on: May 10th, 2017 by | No Comments

The Village Center concept began with a group of business owners in 2003 to create a “there” in Hiawatha. However, that concept needed to start with the realignment of the Center Point Road/Emmons Street/Robins Road intersection. The intersection was unsafe and the …Read More

WLC Spotlight – Newell Machinery Company

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 by | No Comments

Time and time again Workplace Learning Connection hears from our economic development groups about the importance of future workforce development and the creation of a pipeline. Through the collaborative efforts of Linn County business partners, WLC is proud to have …Read More