Events Students & Parents Explore Manufacturing Careers posted 11/22/2019 in Events Over 100 parents and students from Waverly-Shell Rock and surrounding school districts explored careers in manufacturing and toured Waverly manufacturers during the second annual Manufacturing Night for Parents and Students held during Manufacturing Week. Buchanan County Hosts Manufacturing Tours posted 11/22/2019 in Events October is National Manufacturing Month and Buchanan County Economic Development started it off right with a series of tours of Buchanan County Iowa Manufacturers. Iowa's Great Idea Challenge - UNI posted 3/20/2017 in Events Do you have an original business idea, but you're not sure where to start? Iowa's Great Idea Challenge is a contest designed for early stage innovation. Apply by March 31st, 2017 for your chance to win up to $1,000!