Category: 52317 podcast

Leading the Sports Bars

Grant Uding has close to a decade of bar and service experience. With his friends and a good idea, they opened The Leaderboard. Five virtual golf driving ranges and 4K sports just scratches the surface of this not-so-typical sports bar. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies and…

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No Sugar, but Spice and Everything Nice!

Tony Bedard has spent nearly 30 years with Frontier Co-op, serving as CEO for almost two of those decades. He leads the natural and organic herb and spices member-owned cooperative with the values of social and environmental responsibility. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies and home to…

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Cupping a Cuppa

Zak Lee has a passion for the service industry, and for coffee. He brings to his position at Café Muse not only technical expertise, but also a warm, welcoming attitude and the desire to serve. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies and home to solar energy and…

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Hand-Packed Hard Work

Peggy Cullivan has been working with ice cream for two and a half decades. All of it at Heyn’s, the shop she now owns. She still loves eating ice cream, especially blueberry cheesecake flavor, her favorite since she was 12. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies and…

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*Tweet* Walk

Katie McGrane moved to North Liberty when she was in the fifth grade and spent her time immersed at the North Liberty’s pools. When she turned 15, she earned her lifeguard certification and got her first job working at the pool. Now, she’s a pool manager helping pool goers stay happy and safe. North Liberty…

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It’s Only Kids Stuff

Lydia Fine has redefined garage sales, at least in North Liberty. We chat with Lydia about how she got involved, and the technology she’s added to the process to make one weekend each June the most wonderful time of the year for bargain hunters. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and…

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Look! Up in the Sky! It’s…

A versatile media business keeps Rich Redfern of Flyover Productions always moving. His growing portfolio has attracted well known names in the industry and have taken him the distance. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies and home to solar energy and tech startups, and entrepreneurs getting their…

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A Future So Bright

Chris Hoffman began working with Moxie Solar when its home office was literally a home. While Moxie has gone from a dining room table in North Liberty to offices as far flung as Texas and Colorado, the fast-growing solar company still calls the 52317 its home. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional…

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Experience to Chauffeur It

Mart Hutt started his company over 30 years ago when North Liberty had a population of only 3,000 people and has been getting folks from point A to B in style ever since. We talk to Mart about the evolution of Express Limousine Service and Black Diamond Limousine and the changes of the ground transportation…

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Something Which Moves Them

As a keeper of the cultural flame, Tréa Champagne of the Champagne Academy of Irish Dance offers her students much more than lessons in movement, she immerses them in folkloric traditions.  One need not be Irish to appreciate the discipline, dedication and passion demonstrated through each performance. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media,…

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