West-North Central Articles


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Article | May 4, 2016
Iowa Legislature Approves Watered-Down Sports Tax Incentive Bill   

The state of Iowa would like to see more baseball take place within its borders; however, the fight to create more facilities is something of a... More>>



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Article | March 2, 2016
Kick It Up!   

Whether it’s the U.S. Women’s National Team charging onto the field to face international competition, regional tournaments for teenagers or kids... More>>



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Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here   

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much... More>>



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Article | December 28, 2015
The Thrill of It All: Skateboarding and BMX   

Once only known as counter-culture pastimes, skateboard and BMX have moved into the mainstream. Count on that growth to continue in years to come,... More>>



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Article | December 28, 2015
Cold Play   

Winter brings sports that play out on the frozen landscape. Whether the venue is a ski resort, a curling arena or a sheet of ice for hockey, the... More>>


Article | December 16, 2015
$30M Youth Sports Complex Planned for Council Bluffs   

Council Bluffs, Iowa, already features a variety of visitor attractions; the town’s Mid-America Center is an arena and convention center with... More>>



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Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories... More>>


Article | November 4, 2015
St. Paul to be Home to New Soccer Team, Stadium   

St. Paul, Minnesota, has been named one of the latest recipients of an MLS team; however, at the same time, it has now been named the new home of a... More>>



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Article | November 3, 2015
Tennis - Hitting a Winner   

Next year, the U.S. Tennis Association’s “National Campus” in Orlando, Florida, should be open for business, with 102 courts, making it... More>>



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Article | November 3, 2015
Midwest Sports Mania - The Nation’s Midsection Hosts a Lot More than Football — Although There’s Plenty of That, Too   

The Midwest's reputation as football country masks a much larger slate of options. Yes, Canton, Ohio, is pro football's Mesopotamia, but then,... More>>



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