Developing a Quality Life in Cedar County, Iowa  

February 14, 2020

A divided four lane, perhaps a super two, by-pass or something else?  The Iowa Department of Transportation has their ideas of what would be good for the future of Highway 30.  The Cedar County Bord of Supervisors would like to know yours.   On March 5th 2020, 6:30 pm...

January 1, 2020

There are many things we can appreciating as we head into 2020. Foremost it has to be things that make our hometown the place we choose to live: the quality homes at affordable prices, the place down on Main Street we like to eat at, the short commute to work and the s...

December 6, 2019

This holiday season keeping your spending local today means your buying a better community for

tomorrow.  Here are some reasons why:

1.      Local Character and Prosperity; In an increasingly homogenized world, communities that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesse...

November 26, 2019

With the holiday season here, there is no better time to celebrate the place we call home by supporting the local merchants in our community.   You can start this Saturday by shopping small.  Our local stores found along Main Street or on the edge of town offer our com...

October 5, 2019

I was talking to a newly appointed Council person the other day. She was excited about her new direct role in making the best of her community.  This book came up in the conversation.  Its a book for anyone who is interested in being a community leader (or even an acti...

September 30, 2019

While we’d rather not have to use their services, it is comforting to know the volunteer firefighters are on call in our communities.  Here is a great way to help those who help us; The Mechancisville Fire Department Pancake Breakfast on  Sunday, October 13th.  The ser...

August 15, 2019

When taking about community self-investment a great place to start is with the next generation.  Making sure the our current young people are a strong contributing assets in the future is important for all us.  One way to make sure this happens is by getting area stude...

July 8, 2019

There is nothing says summer like the Cedar County Fair.  All the usual fun will be going on on week from July 10-14 with stand out events like the Antique Tractor Pull, Go-cart Racing and Bearadise Ranch bear exhibit.  On the music side you will be able to rock out wi...

June 14, 2019

You are invited to attend a public information meeting on June 19, 2019, between 5 and 7 p.m. at the North Cedar High School gymnasium, 400 Ball Street, in Clarence. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the U.S. 30 Planning Study, from just east of Lisbon to just w...

June 6, 2019

We in Cedar County truely appreciate our farm based heritage.  One interesting ways we celebrate it is by decorating the county with barn quilts.  Barn quilts are quilted patterns painted on wood squares or directly on a building, often on a barn.   These designs range...

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We are a committed group of Cedar County residents. businesses and elected officials who are proud of the county we choose to call home.  We are having fun by working to build a county- wide community of like minded individuals who see the importance of celebrating our local assets.   If you would like to know more about how you can join the HERE movement or have an event, a favorite place, a great business or just a great picture from Cedar County click the above contact link. We look forward to "HERE'ng" from you.  


May 11, 2020

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This campaign is part of the Cedar County Economic Developemnt Commission. and its membering communities.   For more information on the commission, check out our website at Cedar County Economic Development Commission 

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