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 Why
When looking for a unique experience hits the target
An innovative approach to welcoming new residents to North Iowa
Clear Lake students are growing a brighter future with FFA
Iowa’s most iconic restaurant celebrates 100 years of feeding the community
High school student KJ Barkema builds business to help people connect
An entrepreneur transforms his passion for the outdoors into success
Two ambitious healthcare workers are building a business based on self-care
North Iowans find a joyful sound after a year of silence
Musicians of all ages make a space for rediscovering their passion
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