Economic Gateway http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Sat, 27 May 2017 23:40:08 -0700 en-us Mercy move increases room for patients http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12356 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Date for opening new clinic has been scheduled By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — For months, Ottumwans have watched the new Mercy Clinic move toward completion. Now there&rsqu... The Capri Theater Project Receives a Lot of Help http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11563 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Capri Theater is well known in Ottumwa. While it was a big deal back when it was active, it is soon to be just as impressive. The Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation, a committee invested in bui... Council eyes energy savings http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12238 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Reduction in energy use encouraged By MATT MILNER Managing Editor OTTUMWA — The city’s participation in Alliant Energy’s Hometown Rewards program was overshadowed Tuesday by d... Hobby Lobby opening early July http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12206 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 OTTUMWA — Quilters, crafters and generally creative customers have been waiting: Hobby Lobby has announced a schedule for opening. A release Wednesday from the national chain of craft and hom... Don’t Miss Anything at the Bridgeview Center – Check the Calendar! http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11562 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Those that live in the Ottumwa region know that the Bridgeview Center is the place for concerts, theatrical events, and conventions in southeast Iowa. Thanks to their online event calendar, you never ... County expands public areas http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11568 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Recreation area purchased near Kirkville By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — Wapello County has a new public area for outdoor enthusiasts as a result of the County Conse... Construction Completion in Sight for the New Mercy Clinics http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11561 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 This past summer, the ground was broken to begin construction on the new Mercy Clinics that are now to be in a separate building from ORHC. The hope is to have the clinics finished by late spring of 2... Meeting set on t rate hike http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12027 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By MATT MILNER Managing Editor OTTUMWA — Alliant Energy announced in March it is seeking a rate increase for Iowa customers. Those customers have a chance to respond later this month. All... CHIEF EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE: IOWA HAS A TOP SIX WORKFORCE http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11567 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Chief Executive asked more than 500 CEOs to rank states they are familiar with by the quality of their workforces, and Iowa came in at #6. Ask any Iowa CEO and they’ll tell you: Iowans... AS H.S. GRADUATION RATES RISE, IOWA FOCUSES ON STEM, POST-SECONDARY http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11566 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Iowa public high school graduation rates – already the highest in the country – are up for the fifth year in a row. It’s a testament to the quality of our students, the hard work of ... Indian Hills REC Provides Knowledge and Support to Help You Grow a Small Business http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11560 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Indian Hills Community College offers a wide variety of classes to further your education, but maybe you are ready to start your future now. Do you have the entrepreneurial drive? The Regional ... Focus for Growth http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11816 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ottumwa could see annexation opportunities Managing Editor When sewer infrastructure work moves to the north side of Ottumwa, it will mark a major change to what the city can offer developers. O... To raze or renew? http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11746 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 City faces dilemma with 140 placarded area homes By MATT MILNER Managing Editor OTTUMWA — Dilapidated properties pose a challenge for Ottumwa. Demolishing them is a long, potentially cost... “It’s photography of Iowa, the people of Iowa" http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11753 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 PRESS RELEASE OTTUMWA -- Ottumwan Michael W. Lemberger, a lifelong photographer and historian, died in 2016 at the age of 74. He left a collection of 1.5 million images, including his own work and ... CNBC SAYS IOWA IS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN THE U.S. http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11565 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Iowa’s healthy living environment, population health and low crime rate make it one of the best states to live in, according to CNBC’s 2016 Best States for Business report. Also co... A Deeper Look into the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11024 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation was created in April 2010 as a way to continue providing support and resources to the community in the ways of healthcare, education, community vitality, and ove... Proposed apartments take first step http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11487 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 "This is not low income or public housing. This is moderate income. It is moderate rate housing is what it is. Will there be people in it who are receiving Section Eight? We anticipate there will... Fly Iowa unveils Ottumwa logo http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11420 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 OTTUMWA — Fly Iowa has unveiled the logo for this year’s event, which is scheduled for Aug. 26-27 in Ottumwa. The logo pays tribute to Ottumwa’s place in Iowa aviation history, re... Happier Trails http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11023 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Wapello County Trails have been a source of natural entertainment for years. Recently, they have gotten even better. Thanks to a Community Attraction and Tourism grant, the trails are now conne... Ottumwa Regional Airport to Host 2017 Fly Iowa http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11380 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ottumwa, IA, April 17, 2017– The City of Ottumwa is pleased to announce that Ottumwa Regional Airport will host Fly Iowa on August 26-27, 2017.   Fly Iowa is expected to draw approximatel... Will budget derail Amtrak in Ottumwa? http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11408 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Iowa stations actually had 6 percent more traffic "The budget proposal to eliminate funding for Amtrak’s long distance service could impact many of the 500 communities we serve." &n... Principal will be new to Evans, not Ottumwa http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11306 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Principal will be new to Evans, not Ottumwa OTTUMWA — After being gone from Evans Middle School for 10 years, Steve Zimmerman returns to his roots. A district press release says Zimmerman ... State: Main Street looks like a million bucks http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11315 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ottumwa receives award for large private investment By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — The Main Street Ottumwa representatives came back from Des Moines with an award to show o... CAN YOU RAISE CAPITAL IN IOWA? http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11962 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Iowa offers one of the lowest costs of doing business in the country, but can you raise capital in Iowa? Yes. Want proof? Cedar Rapids’ NewBoCo, organizers of the Iowa Startup... Forefront Dermatology Expands In Iowa http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11967 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Forefront Dermatology is pleased to announce the addition of two new dermatology practices, Skin Solutions Dermatology and Associates in Dermatology, in Iowa. These new relationships expand Foref...