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HEDCO Endorses Local Option Sales and Services Tax

Posted on: October 20th, 2021 by | No Comments

The Hiawatha Economic Development Co. (HEDCO) Board of Directors endorses the proposed 10-year extension of the one percent local option sales tax. The local options sales and services tax is a critical part of funding the continued growth and development …Read More

Guest Author Series: Iowa State University’s Digital Manufacturing Lab powered by Alliant Energy ready for Industry 4.0 and beyond

Posted on: September 22nd, 2021 by | No Comments

This month, we are continuing our series of informational blogs authored by guest writers doing business in our community. Our goal is to equip our readers with varied and quality information, promote careers in Hiawatha, and spotlight our guest writers …Read More

Guest Author Series: Leadership Is Everyone’s Business

Posted on: March 23rd, 2021 by | No Comments

This month, we are continuing our series of informational blogs authored by guest writers doing business in our community. Our goal is to equip our readers with varied and quality information, promote careers in Hiawatha, and spotlight our guest writers …Read More

Guest Author Series: Balanced Fitness & Health: Getting You BACK to Being YOU!

Posted on: January 20th, 2021 by | No Comments

This month, we are continuing our series of informational blogs authored by guest writers doing business in our community. Our goal is to equip our readers with varied and quality information, promote careers in Hiawatha, and spotlight our guest writers …Read More

Hiawatha’s Complete Emergency Room

Posted on: December 18th, 2020 by | No Comments

Did you know that Hiawatha now has access to a standalone emergency room? The opening of a new emergency facility at the Mercy Medical Park on Boyson Road is one of the best things to happen for our community in …Read More

Guest Author Series: Employers and Job Seekers Hiding in Plain Sight

Posted on: December 9th, 2020 by | No Comments

This month, we are starting a series of informational blogs authored by guest writers doing business in our community. Our goal is to equip our readers with varied and quality information, promote careers in Hiawatha, and spotlight our guest writers …Read More

Crystal Group’s Pandemic Plans

Posted on: November 6th, 2020 by | No Comments

Crystal Group has a history of transforming itself to remain relevant, and the pandemic has provided another opportunity for the manufacturer of rugged computer equipment to lean into that strength. Over the past year, their operations have changed along with …Read More

Stillwater Coffee Celebrates Caffeinating Hiawatha for One Year

Posted on: September 23rd, 2020 by | 2 Comments

Starting a business is always exciting and challenging, and the last year has been particularly interesting for Stillwater Coffee in Hiawatha. This independent java shop’s ability to adapt their services to the rigors of the pandemic halfway into their first …Read More

Karma Coffee Café…Warm Coffee and Good Karma

Posted on: May 18th, 2020 by | No Comments

  As a small business owner during these crazy times, all Karma Coffee Café can do is open their (drive-through) doors, smile and keep moving forward. And that is precisely what they are doing. Karma Coffee Café has enveloped our …Read More

Hiawatha Businesses Come Together To Make Face Masks

Posted on: April 10th, 2020 by | No Comments

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread throughout the country, the lack of face masks and shields has become a disturbing trend. The shortage of these masks has been troubling for health care providers all over the country, and here in …Read More