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Exploring Iowa BIG

Posted by: Iowa Big Student on Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The traditional concept of high school typically consists of a set schedule of classes in a set time frame with a set curriculum planned out well in advance. Students are told what to do and what to learn. Iowa BIG is rethinking the traditional concept of high school. Iowa BIG is a nationally recognized project-based high school educational program. BIG is

Students Gain a Competitive Advantage Through Internship Experiences

Posted by: on Wednesday, October 10, 2018
According to a recent Gallup poll, the number one thing employers want most in a new hire is an internship or one-the-job experience. So, why not start now? Information and connections gained through Community Promise or an internship facilitated by Kirkwood Workplace Learning Connection are great places to start. Two area high school students are headed in

Marion Process Solutions to Break Ground for Expansion October 11

Posted by: on Monday, October 8, 2018
Marion, IA – Marion Process Solutions will break ground on a new test facility that will be home to the newly formed parts and services team, Marion Performance Group, on October 11th at 11:00 am. The company is located at 3575 3rd Avenue in Marion. The new 6,100 square foot addition will allow customers to test their custom solutions on-site to

Spee-Dee Delivery Service to Make New Investment in Marion

Posted by: on Monday, June 11, 2018
Marion, IA – Spee-Dee Delivery Service plans to formally break ground on a new 27,000 square foot distribution facility in the Marion Enterprise Center. The ground breaking will take place on Monday, June 18th at 11 am. The site is located at 6611 Partners Avenue, south of Elplast America. The facility will replace Spee-Dee’s existing Marion

Timberline Manufacturing Company Considers New Facility

Posted by: on Friday, March 16, 2018
Marion, IA – Timberline Manufacturing, a Marion based contract manufacturer of electrical sub-assemblies, is evaluating the opportunity to construct a new manufacturing facility that would double the company’s production space and capacity. The proposed project includes the construction of a new 85,000 square foot facility located at 1029 Blairs

Freund-Vector Corporation Considers New Technology Center at Marion Enterprise Center

Posted by: on Monday, January 15, 2018
Marion, IA – Freund-Vector Corporation is evaluating the opportunity to construct a new Technology Center that would improve their laboratory capabilities and increase research and development activity. The company designs, manufactures and services a wide range of equipment for the processing of powders, particles, tablets, and other solid materials

Coldwell Banker Hedges Realty to Open New Branch Office in Uptown Marion

Posted by: on Monday, December 18, 2017
Marion location will be Coldwell Banker Hedges’ third area office MARION, IA – Coldwell Banker Hedges Realty - in its 130th year of continuous operation - is proud to announce that it is expanding to Marion, with a new branch office at 1104 7th Avenue, Marion, set to open in early 2018. “Our top priority is providing the support and

Kinseth Hospitality to Bring Business Class Hotel to Marion's Central Corridor

Posted by: on Thursday, November 16, 2017
Marion, IA – Kinseth Hospitality is pleased to announce plans to construct an 88-room TownePlace Suites by Marriott in the heart of Marion’s Central Corridor. The $12.4 million dollar hotel is designed to appeal to extended stay travelers with features that include an on-site fitness center, swimming pool, business center, and suites with full
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