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K-12 Schools

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State of Iowa

State of Iowa Home Page
Iowa Department of Economic Development
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance
Iowa Department of Transportation
Iowa General Assembly
Iowa Secretary of State
Iowa Workforce Development

Starting a Nonprofit




Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center
Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice/A Guide for Charities and Foundations
Nonprofit Central
Tax Exempt Organization Reference Chart

Counties and Communities

Pottawattamie County
Shelby County
Cass County
Avoca
Carson
Carter Lake
Council Bluffs
Crescent
Hancock
Macedonia 
Marne
Marne Rocks onYou Tube
McClelland
Minden
Neola
Oakland 
Shelby
Treynor
Underwood
Walnut
Walnut on You Tube
Crescent

Major Businesses

Con-way
Oakland Foods, L.L.C.
Midwest Manufacturing
Menards

Utility and Telecommunications Service Providers

MidAmerican Energy
Nishnabotna Valley Rural Electric Cooperative
Breda Telephone Corporation
Farmers Mutual Coop Telephone
Frontier Communications
Wind Stream
Marne & Elk Horn Telephone Company
Qwest
Walnut Communications

Transportation

BNSF Railroad
Iowa Interstate Railroad
Union Pacific Railroad
Canadian National Railroad
Eppley Airfield
Council Bluffs Municipal Airport

University Research and Technology Centers

Iowa State University
ISU’s Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)
The University of Iowa
University of Northern Iowa
The Peter Kiewit Institute, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Creighton University – School of Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Southwest Iowa Food to Fork Initiative

Entrepreneurial/Small Business Resources         

Iowa Western Small Business Development Center
Iowa Western Community College Entrepreneurial Training Center
Iowa Department of Economic Development Start-Up Business Assistance Programs
Renew Rural Iowa
Heartland Center for Leadership Development
Website for Starting or Expanding Your Business in Western Iowa
How to Really Start Your Own Business
Business Succession Book
Score
Start Up Iowa
Iowa Source Link

Regional Group

Greater Co. Bluffs Regional Economic Development Partnership

Higher Education

Bellevue University, IWCC Campus - Council Bluffs
Buena Vista University, IWCC Campus - Council Bluffs
Clarkson College - Omaha
College of Saint Mary - Omaha
Creighton University - Omaha
Grace University - Omaha
Kaplan University - Council Bluffs and Omaha
Iowa Western Community College - Council Bluffs
Metropolitan Community College - Omaha
Nebraska Methodist College - Omaha
Nebraska Wesleyan University - Omaha
University of Nebraska’s Pieter Kiewit Institute
of Information Science, Technology and Engineering - Omaha

University of Nebraska at Omaha

K-12 Schools

A-H-S-T Community School District
Atlantic Community School District
Riverside Community School District
Treynor Community School District
Tri-Center Community School District
Underwood Community School District
Walnut Community School District

Healthcare

Alegent Health Mercy Hospital - Council Bluffs
Alegent Health Clinic - Oakland

Creighton University Medical Center - Omaha
Jennie Edmundson Methodist Hospital - Omaha
Myrtue Medical Hospital & Medical Center - Harlan
The Nebraska Medical Center

Recreation, Culture and Tourism

Arrowhead Park near Neola
Botna Bend Park near Hancock
Hitchcock Nature Center
Carson Rodeo
Pottawattamie County Conservation
Eagles of Honor Project
Farmall-Land
Walnut – Iowa’s Antique City
Western Iowa Grape Growers Association
Western Iowa Wine Trail
Loess Hills Scenic National Byway
Greater Council Bluffs Convention and Visitors Bureau
Travel Federation of Iowa
Visit Western Iowa
Carsten's Farm
Rubber Duck Outfitters
Neola Phoenix Theatre
Pottawattamie County Trails

Data and Statistics

State (Iowa) Data Center
Iowa Economic Trends
USDA Agricultural Statistics

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