Economic Gateway http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:54:55 -0700 en-us Benefits of Beverages and Bottles http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12822 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Beverage and bottling has been a large aspect of Iowa’s history and economy. There are quite a few major brands that support this quiet region. The Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group is one such co... Bioprocessing and Bioscience is a Staple in Iowa http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12821 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Bioprocessing and bio-science is an important part of the industry around Ottumwa, IA. As agriculture is a major part of the economy here, it is extremely beneficial to tie that in with science and te... College: One of Many Paths of Development Beyond High School http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12820 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many Ottumwa high school students feel that college isn’t in their future. This doesn’t have to be the case, however, and the C3 initiative in Ottumwa, Iowa, is working to prove that. ... ALDI’s modern remodel aims to improve experience http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12995 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — Customers in Ottumwa will see an improved shopping experience at ALDI, said an executive from the supermarket chain. They’re spending mo... Hobby Lobby ‘softly’ opens to shoppers Hobby Lobby ‘softly’ opens to shoppers http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12996 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Store’s grand opening celebration planned as well Grand opening By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — There are two kinds of store openings: The "grand opening" ev... Airport receives major grant http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12997 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 OTTUMWA — The city is getting a big piece of the puzzle for airport upgrades with a $400,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. The grant, which was announced Wednesday by Rep. D... New Reformations Underway at IHCC http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12819 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Indian Hills Community College is always seeking to improve on all aspects of their college experience. Recently, due to new Capital Projects, the Centerville campus is seeing some of this enhancement... O’Town O’ptomist Economic News, July 2017 http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12896 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 OEDC is committed to promoting the overall economic health of Ottumwa and Wapello County by expanding and retaining business and industry, assisting in the development of a quality workforce, and supp... Community improvement team gets one boss http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12838 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Will help four organizations push forward together By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — There are some good people working to improve this community, said a local board of direct... Come In, Sit Down, Stay a While http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12376 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As Ottumwa, IA, focuses on building up their community in many ways, one problem was brought to light: newcomers don’t feel welcomed into this city, and often take the first chance possible to l... Stocking the store at Hobby Lobby http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12697 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Employees work to prepare for June 30 opening By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer Manager David Schwartz is impressed with the employees setting up inside the new Hobby Lobby store on Quincy Av... A taste of East Africa http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12679 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 New grocery starting up downtown By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — The downtown area does not have a lot of grocery stores. A couple is adding their market to Market Street. ... Main Street receives $50K grant http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12659 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 OTTUMWA — The National Endowment for the Arts has tapped Ottumwa as one of 89 recipients of an "Our Town" grant. The $50,000 grant will help support Main Street’s Better Block... Downtown…Where the Health Centers Go http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12375 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The River Hills Community Health Center has been offering its medical and dental services to those without insurance or who are unable to afford care for years. Recently, plans have been made to expan... Business going totally solar http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12631 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Protecting nature is ‘bonus,’ but decision was made for finances By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — Brian Brown is taking control of his business. Not what goes on ... Mercy’s medical clinic completed http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12632 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Model facility to open its doors June 20 By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer Patients will notice a more spacious, peaceful series of rooms when Mercy’s new Ottumwa Clinic opens next week... Burned school building bought http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12633 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Beleaguered Christian school made ‘a good offer’ by company By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — A local construction firm has purchased the old Ottumwa Christian Sch... Ottumwa energy cleaning investment is $150 million http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12636 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 OGS will remain in operation as a more efficient plant By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer CHILLICOTHE — Step by step, the Ottumwa Generating Station is becoming easy to live around. For ... Job Corps Program: Incredible Resource for 16-24-year-olds in Ottumwa http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12374 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The US Department of Labor offers education and career technical training at no cost to those age 16-24. While there are only two of these centers in Iowa, Ottumwa is home to the one that nurtures a r... Trailways changes Ottumwa location http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12493 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Long-distance bus service has no plans to leave By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — If you don’t see the big red bus pulling in to drop off out-of-town passengers, try loo... Downtown Ottumwa is Smith’s canvas http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12494 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — For 18 years, Sue Smith has been keeping downtown Ottumwa beautiful. Connie Hammersley-Wilson, executive director of the Ottumwa Area Chambe... Increase in Enrollment at IHCC – Reach a Better Future Faster http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12373 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sure, minimum wage may be increased to a living wage in the near future. But if you’re able to get a quality education in a financially and time efficient manner, why wouldn’t you quit you... IEDA & TAI: PROUD TO PARTNER TO PROMOTE IOWA TECH http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=12443 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Debi Durham, Director at Iowa Economic Development Authority The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is proud to partner with the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) to promote Iowa&rsqu... Ottumwa Leadership Academy Develops Community Leaders http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=11564 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you have what it takes to be a leader? You could after a ten-month course with the Ottumwa Leadership Academy. This class, set up and run by the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation, was built to ... 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...