Economic Gateway http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:53:31 -0700 en-us 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... Iowa company buys Al-jon http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10815 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 C&C has done business with Al-jon 20-plus years By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — One of the community’s well known, home-grown businesses will remain an Iowa comp... 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... Report: Investment into community colleges pays off http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10717 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Analysis: Community colleges give state 25.3 percent return By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — The financial return Iowa receives for its investment in community colleges f... Visitors Bureau creates new guide to promote city, county http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10718 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — New visitor guides promoting Ottumwa and Wapello County have been printed and distributed by Greater Ottumwa Convention and Visitors Bureau,... Uptown/Downtown solicits donations http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10728 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Nonprofit seeks funding through GoFundMe By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer ELDON — Eldon’s Uptown/ Downtown is actively recruiting donors to fund its plan to revitalize the sm... Officials to consider funding request http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10675 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Eldon initiative asking for assistance By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — Eldon Uptown/Downtown will ask Wapello County supervisors for financial assistance at the regular ... IHCC receives $103,000 internship grant http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10676 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — A two-year, $103,248 grant will allow Indian Hills Community College to provide paid internships for its students during the 2017-18 academi... Relco seeks local DBE-certified vendors for new opportunity http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10616 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Area businesses invited to meet with officials and hear proposal By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — Relco Locomotives Incorporated is looking for small businesses to provid... IHCC sets budget hearing for March 13 http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10599 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — The Indian Hills Community College Board of Trustees agreed to hold a public hearing concerning its proposed 2018 fiscal budget at its next ... Broadband money may benefit rural area http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10440 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Farm areas should have access, official insists By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — Rural voters sometimes speak out to remind elected officials that farmers feed America. They ... Eldon commences library renovation project http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10447 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Historic building almost 104 years old By WINONA WHITAKER Courier staff writer ELDON — Making repairs to a building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places requires mor... ‘Road map’ for sewer plant being prepared http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10212 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By MATT MILNER Managing Editor OTTUMWA — The $82,200 price tag is expensive for what officials describe as a "road map." But it’s a map that will guide the future of one of t... City’s new roundabouts take step forward http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10189 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By MATT MILNER Managing Editor OTTUMWA — Two new roundabouts in Ottumwa are closer to construction, moves that could have Ottumwa drivers looking for detours later this year. Drivers who ... Staffing assessment a big step for city http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10115 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 "To me, one of the real strengths of it is when you do the assessment you do have to qualify ‘Do you need that level?’ The value is a complete understanding." By MATT MILNER ... Community’s customers have needs near and far http://www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events/?item=10041 www.ottumwadevelopment.org/ottumwa/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Business conference discusses exports By MARK NEWMAN Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — A local economic development official is checking on business opportunities to the south. Far to the so...