Later this month, employers are invited to meet with the Department of Corrections to encourage the hiring of inmates getting out of prison. Iowa Workforce Development announced the roundtable discussion today.
An event in Cedar Rapids on Monday night promoted economic growth within the African- American community. People gathered for a program called "The Importance of Black Economic Empowerment" at the Cedar Rapids Public Library.
A new cafe at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo is hoping to give hospitality students a more hands-on experience. Mac's Place Cafe is inside the Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center in downtown Waterloo.
Montez King grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and thought his only option for a successful future after he graduated from high school would be to go to college. That changed when he was offered the opportunity of a machining apprenticeship.
Some Dubuque County students are getting hands-on experience in a field they could eventually have a job in. Western Dubuque students are creating go-karts from start to finish and learning many skills along the way.