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Let’s Celebrate – Siouxland GO is Turning 20!

We’ve got 20 years under our belts. What’s 20+ more? This year, 2022, is the year Siouxland Growth Organization celebrates two decades’ worth of contributions to our community. Haven’t heard of us? SGO encourages young professionals to become active members of the Siouxland community. We accomplish our mission by hosting meetings, as well as volunteer …

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Introducing the 2021-2022 Leadership Siouxland Graduates!

After nine months of learning and growing, 36 amazing individuals graduated from Leadership Siouxland, joining the ranks of more than 1100 other graduates from this program that started in 1983.  I am proud to introduce you to these outstanding Siouxlanders who are eager to make a positive difference in our community! Aleisha Barclay and Terri …

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Nonprofit Spotlight – New Stage Players

El Proyecto Dramatico is a program coordinated through New Stage Players in South Sioux City.  Translated, it means “the dramatic project or people also call it the Spanish Drama Project,” explained Ivonet Torres De Anda, one of the founders and directors. This first-ever bilingual drama project in Siouxland has four directors: Ivonet Torres DeAnda, Kristy …

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Iowa’s West Coast Initiative Feature – Brutal Doodles

Short description of your business: I’m an artist who specializes in painting murals and live performance painting. What motivated you to start your business? What drives you each day?  I’ve been an artist my whole life. I started painting murals in 2019 and never stopped! I enjoy the thrill of creating larger-than-life artwork, and I’m driven by …

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The Pod Squad

I’m a major fan of the spoken word. The radio was always on at my house growing up, and it served as a constant companion, background noise, and my original social network. If an event wasn’t talked about on AM radio in the early ’80s, it didn’t happen. Not talking about the Husker football program …

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Destination Iowa

In April 2022, Governor Kim Reynolds introduced a new program called Destination Iowa. The program is designed to bolster the quality of life in Iowa’s communities and attract visitors and new residents by virtue of a $100 million investment across the state. These dollars will be spread across four separate funds: Economically Significant Development, Outdoor …

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