June 1, 2017

Grundy County Memorial Hospital is a regional healthcare destination with a small community feel and big city services. The hospital attracts patients not only from Grundy County but serves individuals from Black Hawk, Butler, Hardin, and Marshall counties. One of the reasons this small town hospital... Read Story



June 1, 2017

Success manifests itself differently for every student. The typical classroom model doesn’t fit all students or the employment needs of all companies. To provide a path that creates more opportunity for both, the Cedar Falls Community School District began the Center for Advanced Professional Studies,... Read Story


Couple Uses Funds to Focus Giving on Children and Families

May 19, 2017

Exploring possibilities to giving back is important to Dr. David and Karen Zwanziger. It’s one of the reasons the couple uses their funds with the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa to focus on impacting the lives of children and young families in the Cedar Valley.... Read Story


A Voice for a Brighter Future

May 15, 2017

Before Al Exito, Tina was wearing two masks: one at school and one at home. She did not feel completely herself in either location – her voice became lost in the tension of her two cultures.Al Exito, a nonprofit serving middle school Latinos and Latinas,... Read Story


A Calling to Protect Community

April 27, 2017

Like the majority of small town fire departments, the Fort Atkinson Fire Department is completely volunteer driven. In small towns across Iowa, funding for staff is not always possible, so it is up to town citizens to volunteer their lives for the safety of their... Read Story