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Video: Made in Iowa

In 2011, Webster City, Iowa, experienced a massive economic shift after the town’s large appliance manufacturing plant shut down. This left many jobless and impacted local business, including the closing of the town’s beloved, historic movie theater. But the community refused to let their town die—and “Made in Iowa” tells the story of how small business helped Webster City save itself.

Running time: 12 minutes.

Email subscribers may click on the title of this post to watch the film.

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One comment on “Video: Made in Iowa

  1. Susan Tyler
    November 22, 2019

    11/22Hi–Watched this 12 minute video & thought you might enjoy it, too.I went through Webster City when I was in Ames, Iowa, back in 2014. Hope things are well w/you.  At some point I would like to talk w/you,so if you could give me a call sometime that would be great.  This is important, have called you & sent several emails.  Please get back to me. I will be away for Thanksgiving From Tu 11/26 – Sat 11/30.Have a good holiday!xo  Susan    


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