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Calhoun County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) provides assistance to existing business and industry, prospective business and industry, entrepreneurs, local chamber/development organizations, city offices, and non-profit organizations in Calhoun County.

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Young Couple’s Hometown Hardware Store Helps Manson Thrive

When Madison Samuelson was growing up in Manson, she always enjoyed spending time downtown at Swanson Hardware, which her grandparents owned and operated. After earning her degree at Iowa State University, Samuelson planned to move on and become an elementary school teacher, but everything changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Peterson Transportation, Inc. Keeps on Truckin’

Call them the living embodiment of the American cowboy tradition. The truckers and other team members with Peterson Transportation, Inc. (PTI) near Manson know that trucking isn’t just about transporting goods from one place to another. It’s about resilience, adaptability and navigating the challenges and opportunities that are part of the journey.

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Soaking Good Fun in Lohrville

Remember “The Little Engine That Could”? This classic children’s story that reflects the values of optimism, hard work and perseverance has come to life in Lohrville, where volunteers are nearing their goal of installing a train-themed spray pad in the city park.

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Calhoun County Business Park

Calhoun County is home to the first rural business park located directly on four-lane U.S. Highway 20. Calhoun County Business Park is located in a Federally-designated Opportunity Zone and is locally designated as an urban renewal area, offering potential financial incentives for development.

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About Calhoun County Economic Development Corporation

Calhoun County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) provides assistance to existing business and industry, prospective business and industry, entrepreneurs, local chamber/development organizations, city offices, and non-profit organizations in Calhoun County. CCEDC has also formed a close working relationship with neighboring counties and many area organizations within the region to enhance the development potential of Northwest Iowa and can serve as a local link for most local, state and federal assistance programs.

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