In an effort to create more good-paying jobs, the state made thirteen awards on Thursday to help Iowa businesses expand or stay in Iowa.  The total investment of the projects is over $26 million and the projects will create or retain 336 jobs in Iowa.  The awards were made by the Economic Development Board.

Hub City Brewing Company in Fayette County received an award to market and expand their product into neighboring states. Othere state awards were made in the following communities: West Union, Bloomfield, West Des Moines,  Mt. Pleasant, Muscatine, Bettendorf, Cedar Rapids, Ames, Ankeny, Carroll, and Marion.  For more details on the awards, click here