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8 great headlines for Iowa from 2017

As we head into 2018, here are eight of the best headlines from around the state of Iowa from the past year.

December 21, 2017

8 great headlines for Iowa from 2017

As we head into 2018, below are eight of the best headlines from around Iowa from the past year. Read them, share them on Facebook and Twitter, email them to friends and family, print them and send them in the mail, shout it over the fence; whatever you choose, be sure to spread the word about the positive happenings in Iowa!

1. MarketWatch: This is the best state in the U.S. to pursue the American Dream

MarketWatch reported that, with 13.5 percent of homeowners under the age of 35, Iowa is the best place for millennials to pursue the American dream.

2. Bloomberg: Iowa has the cleanest power

Bloomberg recently reported that while states such as California have ambitious renewable energy goals, Iowa is the state which generates the highest share of its electricity from wind and solar.

3. Ranking: Iowa #2 best cost of doing business

Iowa has the second best cost of doing business of any state according to Business Facilities’ annual rankings.

4. CNBC: Iowa is the most affordable state for the middle class

The Hawkeye State comes in #1 on this CNBC list.

5. Des Moines top 5 in Forbes’ “Best Places for Business and Careers”

Des Moines ranks high in the 2017 edition of the prominent business publication’s annual rankings.

6. Cedar Rapids rebirth profiled in the Wall Street Journal ($)

The City of Five Seasons has recovered impressively since devastating flooding in 2008.

7. Midwest Living: Decorah Iowa: A mountain town without mountains

The magazine profiled activities for tourists in the beautiful town in northeast Iowa.

8. GrindTV: Iowa’s got more adventure on offer than you think

Whitewater kayaking, biking, rock climbing and more in Iowa were highlighted by this outdoor sports publication.



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