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.
Vision North Iowa partners reflect on 2020 & the spirit of our community
Worth the trip – sampling North Iowa’s craft breweries
Fresh and local food goes from traditional to trendy in Iowa
A culture of employee-led innovation is making a difference
Carrie Tysdahl hit the ground running and founded a premiere destination race
World class architecture found in the heart of Iowa
How Meredith Willson set the stage for an enduring culture of music in North Iowa.
Two communities are driving change in North Iowa through a shared vision
The Mason City Arena is bringing new energy to downtown
Music, tragedy, hope, and legacy at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake