This is North Iowa
The Middle of Everywhere
Why North Iowa?
Internationally recognized architecture. Sandy beaches and clear waters. A culture of entrepreneurship. A legacy of art, music, and the performing arts. Short commutes and top-tier schools. North Iowans enjoy all the benefits of a small-town atmosphere — with low crime rate, affordable housing and amenities — without sacrificing quality of life.
Discover why you should be in North Iowa – right here in the middle of everywhere.
North Iowans share their stories
Jessica Wood helps bring new life to downtown Clear Lake mainstay
Take a ride with an unexpected, but perfect, match
A regional destination for recreation shows it’s more than just a fairground
PBS features Mason City’s Original Bicycle Garden on “Greetings from Iowa”
Bob Rolling transforms a hobby into the fastest growing craft brewery in the US
Ashley Coleman brings wellness within reach for North Iowans
Take part in an artful walking experience in River City
Summer nights in Clear Lake are for music, food, and fun
The Clear Lake Arts Center gets creative in the face of adversity