DES MOINES — Bank Iowa Corporation announced on Dec. 2 that it has closed on the acquisition of First State Bank of Colfax. The purchase brings the second-largest family-owned bank from $1.3 billion in assets to $1.4 billion in assets and adds a 23rd community to the list of those the bank serves.
Thunder Creek Equipment and its parent company, LDJ Manufacturing, announced that Brad Jungling has been appointed as the company’s newest president on Dec. 2. Jungling joins Thunder Creek and LDJ from Pella Corporation, the Iowa-based building products manufacturer.
Vermeer Corporation Chair of the Board Mary Andringa was inducted into the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame at their annual conference on Nov. 20.
Precision, Inc. was congratulated by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and other state leaders on the new Precision Pulley & Idler (PPI) facility in Maysville, Ky.
On Nov. 11, Farm Bureau Financial Services employees recognized their veteran colleagues for their military service, presenting them with handcrafted quilts.
Theisen’s Home • Farm • Auto announced that 242 nonprofits in 24 Theisen’s store communities have received a total of $350,000 in awards through the company’s 2019 More for Your Community grant program.
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Vermeer Corporation held a special flag-raising event in support of Vermeer team members who have served or are actively serving in the United States military.
DES MOINES – MidAmerican Energy Company encourages customers struggling to pay their energy bills to seek assistance through state low-income home energy assistance programs.
Mortenson of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is partnering with Iowa OSHA Consultation and Construction Safety Specialists, Inc. by enrolling their project, Vermeer Plant 7 Rebuild, in the WORKSAFE program.
Pella Knights of Columbus’ 21st campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities received a record $27,004 from the community this year.
Eighth graders from Pella Community and Pella Christian Schools had the opportunity to learn about careers in manufacturing at Pella Corporation during the month of October.
On Oct. 9, Vermeer Corporation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and officially celebrated the opening of Shop 48, a facility where innovation becomes reality.
The Marion County Development Commission (MCDC) announced on Oct. 7 that nominations are now being accepted to honor 10 young professionals in the Red Rock Area.
Hundreds of sixth and ninth grade students from surrounding communities gathered in the Vermeer Global Pavilion to participate in Manufacturing Day on Oct. 4.
Precision, Inc. gave students a personal look at manufacturing and the impact of Precision pulleys around the world for Manufacturing Day 2019.
DES MOINES–There’s a feeling of uncertainty about Iowa’s economy, according to survey results released today by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry.
Business members of the Pella Historic Downtown Retail group recently joined together to raise money and donations for Pella’s Food Shelf through a variety of promotions.
The PACE Alliance is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Development Authority to complete a Laborshed employment study for the Pella area.
DES MOINES—The Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) joined 78 other Iowa businesses, associations and individuals in sending a letter to Iowa’s Congressional delegation asking them to support the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA).
DES MOINES — In 1972, Wayne Geeting started a trucking company in the small town of Pella. With a sixth grade education, he quickly expanded the small business — building a warehouse in nearby Knoxville just three years later — always living by the motto “if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doin…
JOHNSTON — Iowa-chartered banks provided $63.2 billion in total loans to Iowa businesses, farmers and consumers as of June 30, 2019, , according to results released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
JOHNSTON – Jordan Rose of Pella has joined ChildServe, a specialty pediatric healthcare organization, as director of marketing and community relations.
SIOUX FALLS, SD – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed its Aa3 rating with a stable outlook for the Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (WMMPA).
Lely International and Lely North America are pleased to announce that Chad Huyser has been named Regional Director of Lely International and President of Lely North America. Huyser will lead all of Lely’s North American efforts and serve as one of five Lely Regional Directors worldwide.
DES MOINES – Bank Iowa Corporation announced it has added a twenty-third Iowa community to the list of those served by the second-largest family owned bank in the state. The $1.4 billion community bank will soon be serving Colfax through the acquisition of First State Bank of Colfax.
After two years searching for the ideal location in multiple buildings and rejected offers, Spencer Carlstone unexpectedly found the perfect space for Tamory Hall, a new event space coming to the heart of historic downtown Pella.
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- PC Grade School students to donate items to Kaden's Kloset
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