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$15 Million BUILD Grant Announced for Central Iowa Water Trails

November 7, 2019 – The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), together with its partners working to implement Central Iowa Water Trails, today announces its receipt of a $25 million grant from the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development, or BUILD, grant program of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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Here is the First Look at Expanded La Crosse Center

October 19, 2019 – The La Crosse Center Board of Directors and ISG, the design firm in charge of the La Crosse Center renovation, held a public input session Thursday to present the latest plans for the project.
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Fargo North Breaks in New Turf Field

October 17, 2019 – As the 2019 football season nears it's end, the Fargo North Spartans have yet to play a true home game. The long awaited moment is finally here as the Spartans have been practicing on their new turf field all week long and the players know it's a luxury they've been missing.
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Take a Look at the Ramada Remodel Plans for Downtown Waterloo

October 17, 2019 — Developers planning a $10 million renovation of the Ramada hotel said they were attracted by city’s downtown revitalization efforts.
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ISG Adds Strategic Twin Cities Talent and Expertise

October 10, 2019 – Building upon ISG’s recent growth, Market Strategist Morgan Hill, MBA, EDFP, recently joined the nationally recognized firm that started in Mankato, Minnesota 46+ years ago. Through a combined commitment to economic development and urban and rural communities, Morgan complements the firm’s strategic team of over 300+ multi-disciplinary professionals having served in various capacities throughout the region.
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Nationally Recognized Design and Engineering Firm ISG Earns Growth and Achievement Awards

October 7, 2019 – Building on monumental firm achievements earlier in the year, ISG, a strategic leader in architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning, was honored last week in New Orleans at the 2019 THRIVE Conference for earning yet another spot on PSMJ’s Circle of Excellence list.
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Iowa State, ASLA Chapter Team Up on East Village ‘Parklet’ Displays

September 18, 2019 — For the first time, the Iowa American Society of Landscape Architecture chapter is partnering with Iowa State students to create "parklets" as part of a national day helping to showcase landscape architecture.
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Cedar Falls Mulls 200-lot Housing Proposal

September 17, 2019 — A residential housing development including more than 200 lots is being proposed near the future site of the new Cedar Falls High School.
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Southland Breaks Ground on $18M Project

September 13, 2019 — A chain-link fence now wraps around a portion of Southland Schools in Adams, Minn., but it's what will soon be behind the fence that has the district buzzing with excitement.
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New Rooftop Bar + Kitchen and Frandsen Bank coming to North Mankato's Belgrade Avenue

August 3, 2019 — What started out as a plan to convert a former convenience store into a new bar and restaurant is morphing into a major redevelopment on Belgrade Avenue. Frandsen Bank & Trust will build new offices next to the Circle Inn, while the Rooftop Bar + Kitchen will build next to the American Legion.
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