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Helgerson Flats site almost ready for business

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

OTTUMWA — Even when spending millions of dollars building a new facility, industry investors worry about obstacles. That’s why economic development experts came up with...
AN IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS OF IOWA’S BIOSCIENCE STRENGTHS

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The state of Iowa commissioned TEConomy Partners to conduct a thorough analysis of its bioscience capabilities.  The resulting report, "Iowa Bioscience Development:  Core Competency Analysis, Platform...
OEDC Receives John Deere Foundation Grant

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

In June, OEDC was awarded $59,000 to financially support two OEDC projects: a Target Industry Study and Marketing/Communications Plan for OEDC. The Target Industry Study is...
Hometown Rewards Kicks Off in Ottumwa

Monday, June 11, 2018

OTTUMWA  – Alliant Energy and the Ottumwa Hometown Rewards Steering Committee partnered to bring Hometown Rewards to Ottumwa. The great opportunity was kicked off with a...
New Bagel Restaurant Set to Open in Ottumwa

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

OTTUMWA-The wait for bagels is over! The Blaine’s Bagels at 101 South Market Street, in downtown Ottumwa opened their doors to the public. Blaine’s Bagels is...
O’Town O’ptomist Economic News, May 2018

Saturday, May 05, 2018

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...
Indoor Pools at The Beach Reopening

Friday, April 27, 2018

OTTUMWA-The indoor pools at the Beach Ottumwa reopened Saturday, April 7th at 11 am. Recent improvements include new overhead indoor LED lighting, painting of the...
Iowa Sets Ambitious Workforce Education Goals

Thursday, April 26, 2018

In order to satisfy workforce needs, Iowa is fostering K–12 STEM education and aiming to increase postsecondary education and training via free community college and...
New website promotes Registered Apprenticeships in Iowa

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A new website launched encourages Iowa employers and job seekers to explore Registered Apprenticeship opportunities. Earnandlearniowa.gov focuses on helping employers understand how a Registered Apprenticeship Program works, the...
25 Best Colleges for Precision Agriculture

Monday, April 23, 2018

Choosing the right college is a process. It’s one that I’m just now embarking on with my teenage daughter. Long before she’ll find herself inundated...
O’Town O’ptomist Economic News, April 2018

Sunday, April 08, 2018

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...
O’Town O’ptomist Economic News, March 2018

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

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...
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