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WBCC Picks New Broker

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The City of West Burlington switched health insurance brokers last(Wed) night, going with True North Insurance & Financial Strategies of Cedar Rapids and dropping Sagacity Benefits, whose agent…Steve Preader…used to work for Employee Benefits System, but formed his own company after Two Rivers Insurance…EBS’s corporate parent…was accused by Wellmark of overbilling. (more…) Continue Reading →

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“Little” RUSS May Replace “Big” RUSS

Nothing was decided officially yesterday(Mon), but the Des Moines County Board seems to like the idea of forming a new, smaller RUSS — that’s Rural Utility Service Systems — so the co-op that designs, builds and manages sewer systems in small, often unincorporated, towns can continue to help communities without interference from four counties within its current, 10-county organization. (more…) Continue Reading →

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