Why Childcare Is An Important Issue To All Communities.

As the child care crisis becomes more and more nationally recognized in publications such as Time Magazine and The Des Moines Register, the stories all revolve around the lack of available and affordable care. “With this labor shortage, businesses are having to dig deeper into their employees’ lives to figure out what’s holding them back,…

Biz Booster Challenge Grant Winners Announced!

Winneshiek County Development’s Biz Booster Challenge Grant program was a great success this year, awarding area small businesses $20,000 in grant funds, according to Stephanie Fromm, executive director for Winneshiek County Development (WCDI). The following local businesses were awarded funds: Impact Coffee Bar & Roasters, Big Driftless, The Fireman’s Inn, Sunflower Child Development Center, and…