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Brigadier General Randy Warm on hand to make announcement

December 7, 2017 (Ottumwa, Iowa) – State officials extend their congratulations to Wapello County on achieving the Home Base Iowa Community designation.

Wappello County became the 77th Home Base Iowa...

Release Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds on hand to make announcement

November 21, 2017 (Denison, Iowa)Momentum for the Home Base Iowa program continues to grow with state officials announcing today that Crawford County received the designation as the 76th Home Base Iowa Community...

Release Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

September 26, 2017 - (Sioux City, Iowa) Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg announced this morning that Woodbury County has received the designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Both the Governor and Lt. Governor were on hand to recognize the new designation. State and...

Release Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

September 13, 2017 (Decorah, IA) – State officials extend their congratulations to Winneshiek County on achieving the Home Base Iowa Community designation. 

The designation was given to Winneshiek County at a Wednesday evening event attended by Jason Kemp, the Home Base Iowa program...

Release Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

August 3, 2017 (Winterset, IA) – State officials announced today that Madison County and the city of Winterset received the designation as Home Base Iowa (HBI) Communities. Momentum for the HBI program continues to gain support from more and more communities. Both the Governor and Home...

Release Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017

July 24, 2017 - (Oskaloosa, Iowa) Lt. Governor Adam Gregg was on hand today to announce that Mahaska County, along with the city of Oskaloosa are the newest Home Base Iowa (HBI) Communities. The designation was held at the center square following the Southern Iowa Fair and attended by...

Release Date: Monday, July 24, 2017

July 14, 2017 - (Boone, Iowa) Lt. Governor Adam Gregg announced today that Boone County, along with the cities of Boone and Ogden received designation as Home Base Iowa (HBI) Communities. The designation was unveiled at the community’s Veteran Park and attended by local veterans,...

Release Date: Friday, July 14, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg announced Des Moines as the state’s 66th Home Base Iowa Community at their weekly press conference Tuesday.

“It’s been an honor to be a part of this program from day one,” Gov. Reynolds...

Release Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017

May 16, 2017 - (Cherokee and Council Bluffs, Iowa) Today, Governor Terry E. Branstad participated in ceremonies hosted by veterans, local businesses and community leaders to celebrate the achievement of Cherokee County and Pottawattamie County in becoming certified Home Base Iowa (HBI)...

Release Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

March 17, 2017 - (Newton, Iowa) State officials announced today that Jasper County has received designation as the 47th Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Momentum for the program has continued to expand with growing support from additional cities and counties across Iowa. Governor Terry E....

Release Date: Friday, March 17, 2017