Click on the links below!

– If you missed our Optimizing Your Process Documentation Efforts Webinar, just Click HERE for great information and strategies provided by speaker Jesse DePriest, an Executive Lean Leader, Coach and Consultant.

– Check out Fairbank’s new video!  Click HERE!  They join Jesup’s great video, each highlighting a great Buchanan County Community!

– If you missed our Restoring Revenue Webinar click this link to see the slides Buchanan County Economic Development Oct 22 – Restoring Revenue.

– Click HERE to see the full list of businesses that received the Coronavirus Relief Fund Employer Innovation Fund Grant Awards and HERE to read the press release.   Awards were B&D Services $100,000 and Geater Machining & Manufacturing $3,456.79.  Cedar Rapids Tank Wash (CRTW), $47,643.11 is headquartered out of Independence and associated with Jensen Transport who wrote the grant for them.  Congratulations!  CRTW also received a Coronavirus Relief Registered Apprenticeship Incentive Grant Awards for a Welding Apprenticeship of $47,430.96.  The Welding Apprenticeship will be located in Buchanan County.  Click HERE for a list of all apprenticeships that were awarded.

– Did you miss our webinar on Strategic Planning – Best Practices? Don’t worry!  You can watch it by clicking HERE or Click CIRAS Strategic Planning Best Practices 082720 FINAL for a PDF of the presentation.

– Click to sign up for your free retail space on their online storefront.  If you are a brick and mortar retail store, don’t miss this opportunity!  Click HERE for more information!

Click Catalyst Grant Award to Independence and Leytze Building to read about the Catalyst Grant awarded to Independendence.  You can also click the State Catalyst Grant Awards  to read about the Catalyst Grants awarded around the state.

-Click HERE to learn more about the first brewery in Buchanan County in 100 years!

-Curious about our Cost of Living in Buchanan County compared to the rest of the U.S.  Click HERE to see the Cost of Living calculator on the Cedar Valley Regions’ Live the Valley website!

-Explore Aurora’s new website!  Click HERE to see it or go to  After you see Aurora’s new site, click HERE to see Quasqueton’s new site at!

-Check out these great videos put together by Fontana Park!  They are EXPLORING NATURE, THINGS TO DO and COME VISIT!

– Contact information for Buchanan County Realtors and Rental Agencies can be found by clicking Rental-Housing & Realtors

– Pre-Flood Checklist  From I.S.U. CIRAS (Center for Industrial Research And Service)

– SBDC Business Assessment Disaster Checklist  From the U.N.I. Small Business Development Center