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Solar FX Expanding to Boone

SOLAR FX Corporation, a turnkey company in the solar industry, is pleased to announce their move to Boone, Iowa, where they recently purchased the former Dodi Plaza at 1316 S Marshall Street. Gary Lass, Founder, launched SOLAR FX in 2008 by installing small solar powered attic fans and solar arrays...
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Lincoln Way Beautification Project Completed

The Ames Chamber of Commerce is pleased to celebrate the completion of the Lincoln Way median beautification project. With tremendous financial support from Kingland Systems Corporation, this summer project has completely transformed the Lincoln Way Corridor through the Campustown neighborhood. Their $50,000 donation demonstrates the impact community investments create for...
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Story County Supervisors Approve Funding to Support Workforce Retraining

Nevada, Iowa -- The Story County Board of Supervisors took action this morning to approve “The Story Country COVID-19 Workforce Retraining Program”. This plan, presented by the Ames Chamber of Commerce Foundation, will support the retraining of 400 or more Story County residents in career areas experiencing high growth. Lisa...
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ALMACO to Expand in Nevada

July 16, 2021 (Ames, IA) - The Nevada Economic Development Council (NEDC) is pleased to announce ALMACO will be expanding their operations in Nevada. ALMACO currently manufactures leading precision agriculture machinery that is used in global research programs and seed production. ALMACO's growth stems from their continued investment in the...
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