Gem of the heartland
Monday, September 18, 2017
Too often, Iowa gets overlooked as a flyover state. But those who’ve made it their home know it’s the gem of America’s heartland.
Iowa placed sixth in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report best states ranking. The state performed particularly well in the categories of education, health care and opportunity.
Appanoose County, in southern Iowa, is a thriving region that features fine schools and a top-notch medical center. The area has a dedicated workforce and a community that’s invested in working together to create a sustainable economy.