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 | No 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

Hiawatha Supports The Home Base Iowa Program

Posted on: July 24th, 2019 by | No Comments

 Enduring training, battling through horrific war zones and working far from familiar surroundings, veterans have put their lives and health at risk for this nation. Coming home with battle wounds—visible and hidden—soldiers have to learn to adapt to a …Read More

Hiawatha State of the City Luncheon 2019

Posted on: July 23rd, 2019 by | No Comments

On Thursday, July 18, 2019, the Hiawatha Economic Development Corporation (HEDCO) hosted a luncheon for Hiawatha businesses featuring a presentation and panel about the past year’s progress. Kyle Kunz, HEDCO Board of Directors Chair, explained the successful timeline of Hiawatha …Read More

Honkamp Krueger & Co, P.C. – Hiawatha Pulse

Posted on: December 28th, 2018 by | No Comments

In 1999, CPA and business consulting firm Honkamp Krueger & Co, P.C. (HK) opened a location in Hiawatha. HK’s areas of focus are accounting, audit, tax, business advisory, financial advisory and payroll/human capital management. Knowing the community was a busy, …Read More

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