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Brook Boehmler to be honored as America’s SBDC Iowa State Star

America's SBDC Iowa Announces Recipient of National Award Brook Boehmler to be honored as America’s SBDC Iowa State Star AMES, Iowa – Brook Boehmler, Regional Director of the North Iowa Area Small Business Development Center in Mason City, has been named the 2021 Iowa State Star by the national Small Business Development Center (SBDC) association,…
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Lake Mills Business Chosen for Statewide SBDC Award

Lake Mills Business Chosen for Statewide SBDC Award Norsemen Trucking chosen for Small Business of the Month Award AMES, Iowa – America’s SBDC Iowa (SBDC) is pleased to announce that Norsemen Trucking, of Lake Mills, is the winner of the organization’s statewide June Small Business of the Month Award. Norsemen Trucking was founded by David…
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2021 Youth Entrepreneurial Academy Held at NIACC

2021 Youth Entrepreneurial Academy Held at NIACC The North Iowa Area Community College Pappajohn-SBDC conducted the Youth Entrepreneurial Academy on June 14-18 sponsored by the John K. and Luise V. Hanson Foundation. The academy is offered annually and free to all high school students interested in entrepreneurship. Participants receive a $500 NIACC scholarship sponsored by…
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North Iowa entrepreneurs take home wins from pitch competition

Two of North Iowa’s entrepreneurs took home wins from the 2021 University of Iowa’s statewide Venture School pitch competition which was held Thursday, June 10. The competition was held during EntreFest, a two-day entrepreneurial conference held in Cedar Rapids, IA. Zack Smith of Stock Cropper Inc. won the first-place prize of $10,000. Nate Julseth of…
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