Economic Gateway http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:58:15 -0700 en-us 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... Let’s Get Physical (Therapy) http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11022 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The YMCA is known for promoting health and wellness. That’s just what they do. Well now the Ottumwa YMCA offers another way for community members to be well: offering a location for physical the... Smithsonian exhibit coming to Ottumwa http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11229 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By MATT MILNER Managing Editor OTTUMWA — The Wapello County Historical Museum will play host next year to an exhibit from one of the best-known museums in the world. The Smithsonian Insti... Indian Hills Community College Expands Health Occupational Programs http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11021 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Careers in healthcare are viewed as a safe, stable path. This may be true, but it takes a certain type of person to meet the demands of this field. For students who are up for the challenge, Indian Hi... O’Town O’ptomist Economic News, April 2017 http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11215 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) and Alliant Energy are creating a new industrial park geared toward economic growth and job gains in the region. Helgerson Flats Industrial Center, n... Industrial Park Expands with Helgerson Flats Ottumwa Adds Needed Space for Businesses http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11174 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer It’ll take time for a transaction, but that’s fine with David. So when economic development officials asked about acquiring the land for industri... City eyes property improvement incentives http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11098 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Tax abatements could lower cost of upgrades, ‘nudge’ owners to renovate, expand By MATT MILNER Managing Editor OTTUMWA — For more than a decade, Ottumwa has maintained two aba... Ottumwa Regional Health Center Provides Services for All http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10694 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   ORHC has been expanding lately due to the increasing services offered. Their new clinic will be finished in the late spring of 2017, but the hospital will always be available for more ad... Ottumwa Job Corps among top 10 http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11037 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Director: Success dependent on trainees By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer "It’s hard to put your finger on one factor to account for becoming a top 10 Job Corps Center." No... Chief Executive Magazine: Iowa Has A Top Six Workforce http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10916 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... Report: Iowa Has The Most Reliable Electrical Grid http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10915 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Not only does Iowa generate more electricity from wind than any other U.S. state, it also has the most reliable electrical grid of any state, according to U.S. News and World Report.&nb... Iowa Workforce Development: Job Listings, Resources, and More http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10693 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   If you’re in need of a job in Iowa, look no further than Iowa Workforce Development. Their website has an abundance of resources, as well as a link to Iowa Jobs, “Iowa’... District Expands http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10939 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 4-year-olds offered classes, day care all-day preschool "Every day, they really do learn something.' "We are ... focusing on providing strong foundational skills that will give our... CNBC SAYS IOWA IS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN THE U.S. http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10914 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... County expands public areas http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10913 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 Co... Indian Hills Community College Imparts Culinary Expertise http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10692 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   Often, people with a passion for the culinary arts feel that they need to travel to one of the major culinary schools in large cities hundreds of miles away from home. This can be unnerv... Donated Items Solicited for Annual Book Sale http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10883 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottumwa, Iowa (March 13, 2017) – Donated items will soon be accepted for the sixth annual Pages for Pennies Book Sale. Donations of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, LPs,... Turning By-Products into Biotechnology http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10691 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Iowa is known for one main thing: corn. And in this region, nothing goes to waste. So what happens when four major companies ban together to utilize the corn by-products they leave behind? The Iowa... Ottumwa schools: ‘Early outs’ each week http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10777 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Change will give students more hours with teacher By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — Students in the district will get out of school early on Friday. Every Friday. The Ottum...