WAUKEE, Iowa — Engineering students at Waukee APEX have created everything from adaptive toys for Blank Children’s Hospital to automated inspection systems for Accumold. “We work with non-profits and businesses and we gain skills and knowledge and they gain the projects we work on,” explains recent graduate Adi Hazan, “soContinue Reading

DES MOINES, Iowa — Joseph Jones believes in public service. He serves as executive director of the Harkin Institute, a member of the Windsor Heights City Council, an instructor at Drake University, a mentor for students, and a board member and adviser for numerous organizations. For him, the decision toContinue Reading

Iowa — The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated the American economy. Millions of Americans are still without jobs after being fired during the economic collapse that followed the shutdown of American cities. Erin Kiernan spoke with local small business owners about what 2020 has meant for their business, and how theyContinue Reading