Awards and Recognition

Reynolds poised to lead Iowa

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Just two years ago, Iowa was one of only four states that had never sent a woman to Congress. Republican Joni Ernst broke that political glass...
ORMICS Celebrates 35 Years of Service

Friday, October 14, 2016

Ottumwa Regional Health Center held a reception today to honor 35 years of ORMICS (Ottumwa Regional Mobile Intensive Care Service) service on Friday, September 30,...
Employment ranked as top barrier for women

Friday, July 22, 2016

Ottumwa examined in ‘She Matters’ report By MEGAN BERBERICH Courier staff writer OTTUMWA — Employment, childcare, housing education, transportation and mentoring were the top six barriers identified by...
John Deere Foundation Awards Grant to OEDC

Thursday, May 12, 2016

John Deere Foundation recently awarded Ottumwa Economic Develop Corp $75,000 to assist with capacity building within the organization, and for planning local incentive initiatives for...
Sieda Community Action Receives CARF Accreditation

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Sieda Community Action Behavioral Health and Treatment Services has received a three-year accreditation by CARF International; CARF's highest level of accreditation available to a behavioral...
Hy-Vee Recognized as Top 10 Company

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hy-Vee, Inc. recently ranked seventh in the 2015 Temkin Loyalty Index, which evaluates the loyalty of 10,000 consumers to 293 companies across 20 industries. Click here...
ORHC Celebrates Outstanding Quality Recognition

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Employees, physicians and volunteers from Ottumwa Regional Health Center gathered Wednesday to celebrate the hospital’s 2016 value-based purchasing, or VBP, results. Click here for the complete...
Cardinal Wins Prestigious Award

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Iowa Character Awards are presented by the Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University every year. Their site reads, “Since 2005, we...
IEDA Unveils Hemispheres Feature on Iowa

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced today that Iowa's business climate will be showcased in a 24-page editorial supplement that will be featured in...
Deere Listed as a Top Employer in Forbes

Thursday, April 09, 2015

John Deere has been named to the Forbes magazine list of America's Best Employers. Deere was 38th among 500 companies included in the recently announced...
OHS is Home of Iowa's Top Principal

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Ottumwa High School students rose to their feet to honor their principal who has always risen to the occasion during a school wide celebration Tuesday...
America's Best Run Burger King

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Ottumwa Burger King owner Randy Bradley doesn't sell hamburgers with the hope of winning awards, he said. But he's won one anyway. And it's a...
Conference Exceeds Expectations

Thursday, December 06, 2018

(by Sharon Stroh)      It's been several years since I was this impressed with a conference.  Certainly Chicago in the winter is not an easy draw, but...


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