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Aug 29, 2017

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Aug 21, 2017

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Aug 10, 2017

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Aug 10, 2017

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Aug 10, 2017

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Aug 10, 2017

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Feb 28, 2017

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Feb 28, 2017

Educators in the Workplace
This unique workshop, offered through a collaboration between local economic developers (Opportunity2 ) and Indian Hills Community College, provides educators with tools to assure that K-12 students are being taught the essential knowledge and skills as well as guidance to prepare them for the workplace of today and tomorrow. Participants will gain exposure to diverse workplaces in the region, meet industry leaders, and develop an...

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Feb 23, 2017

Greater Ottumwa Area 2016 Laborshed Analysis
A Laborshed is the area or region from which an employment center draws its commuting workers. To determine the approximate boundaries of a Laborshed area, local employers supply the residential ZIP codes of each of their employees. This Laborshed analysis addresses the workforce characteristics of the Greater Ottumwa Laborshed area.

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Dec 02, 2016

Ottumwa Welcome & Connect
Deciding to relocate is a big decision. Whether you are moving by yourself or with a family, there are many things to consider. The Welcome & Connect Service was created to help you with your entire transition. Know that when you choose Ottumwa as your new home, Welcome & Connect Service is there for you.

Category: Relocating

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Nov 08, 2016

Category: C3

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Aug 16, 2016

Laborshed Analysis 2016: Greater Ottumwa Area
A Laborshed is the area or region from which an employment center draws its commuting workers. To determine the approximate boundaries of a Laborshed area, local employers supply the residential ZIP codes of each of their employees. This Laborshed analysis addresses the workforce characteristics of the Greater Ottumwa Laborshed area.

Category: Laborshed Data

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Aug 16, 2016

Laborshed Analysis 2016: Region
A Laborshed is defined as the area or region from which an employment center draws its commuting workers. To determine the approximate boundaries of a Laborshed area, local employers supply the residential ZIP codes of each of their employees. This regional analysis is based on aggregate data from the Appanoose, Davis, Keokuk, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe and Wapello counties’ Laborshed studies (1,709 total completed surveys).

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Aug 12, 2016

Common Agenda: Increasing Educational Attainment in Ottumwa
By 2025, 68% of all Iowa jobs will require at least some college; a college diploma/certificate, an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or advanced degree (Iowa: Education and Workforce Trends through 2025, Carnevale et. Al, 2015). According to census data, only 24.1% of Ottumwa’s population over the age of 25 has an associate’s degree or higher. In order to meet this demand for educated workers, as...

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Aug 12, 2016

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Aug 12, 2016

Category: Export Conference 2016

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Aug 12, 2016

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Jun 12, 2016

Category: Laborshed Data

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Feb 21, 2016

Regional Economic Development Investments, inc.
Regional Economic Development Investments offers business and industry loans in ten Iowa counties: Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Monroe, Van Buren and Wayne.

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Feb 21, 2016

REDI: Self Employment (SELP)/Entrepreneur Application
Regional Economic Development Investments Inc. (REDI, Inc.) provides loans up to a maximum of $30,000 to financially assist a business in any of the following Iowa counties: Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, Wapello or Van Buren.

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Feb 21, 2016

Self Employment Loan Program
Regional Economic Development Investments offers self-employment loans in ten Iowa counties: Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Monroe, Van Buren and Wayne.

Category: Financial Assistance

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Feb 21, 2016

Regional Economic Development Investments, Inc. Revolving Loan Fund Application
The purpose of the Regional Economic Development Investments, Inc. (R.E.D.I.) Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) program is to increase employment opportunities within the 10 Iowa counties of Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello, and Wayne by increasing the level of economic activity within the program area.

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Feb 04, 2016

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Feb 04, 2016

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Feb 04, 2016

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Feb 04, 2016

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Feb 04, 2016

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Feb 04, 2016

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Feb 04, 2016

Alliant Energy Company
We are proud to be a Midwest energy company that provides electric and natural gas services to our customers and communities throughout Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Alliant Energy traces its roots back nearly 100 years and we continue to deliver the energy and exceptional service that our customers and communities count on – safely, efficiently and responsibly.

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Feb 04, 2016

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Feb 04, 2016

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Feb 04, 2016

Main Street Ottumwa
Ottumwa will be the Southeast Iowa hub for arts, entertainment, commerce, residential and employment opportunities. Community pride will be evident in the restored buildings filled with restaurants, retail and specialty shops. Business and building owners will be involved in retaining and attracting new businesses and professionals to the city center. Downtown will welcome new and returning Iowans and be home to more people who choose...

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Feb 04, 2016

Ottumwa Area Chamber of Commerce
I welcome you to the 2015 Ottumwa Area Chamber of Commerce Website. This site is intended to provide the Chamber and its member's exposure, networking, awareness as well as a tool to meet new business partners and customers. The site also allows visitors to learn about our great community of Ottumwa as the great place it truly is. Ottumwa is a growing community with great...

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Aug 11, 2015

Choose Ottumwa 2015
A unique city with an intriguing name. “Ottumwa” is said to be derived from an Algonquian (Fox) word meaning “rippling waters”. We are a community built on the banks of the Des Moines River. Ottumwa is one of Iowa’s many railroad and coal boomtowns that weathered the storm and survived. Today, Ottumwa’s economy is more closely aligned with it’s agricultural roots- livestock and machinery- with...

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Jan 30, 2015

Utilities and Public Service
For more information on Emergency Numbers, Public Services (Federal, State, County, and City), Utilities and Medical Services. 

Category: Relocating

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Jan 29, 2015

Employment Services
For more information on Employment Agencies, Employment Contractors, and Employment Training.

Category: Relocating

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Jan 29, 2015

Housing
For more information on realtors, apartments, building permits, housing inspections, property taxes, and temporary housing including hotels / motels, and camping. 

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Jan 29, 2015

Education
For more information on Education including: Daycares, Pre-Schools, Elementary, Middle, High School, Colleges and Universities and more.

Category: Relocating

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Aug 19, 2013

Category: Ottumwa Broadband Fiber Optics

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Feb 01, 2013

2013 Laborshed Report
2013 Laborshed Analysis A Study of Workforce Characteristics   The purpose of this Laborshed analysis is to measure the availability and characteristics of workers within the region by developing and conducting a telephone survey based on geographic principles. The Laborshed data generated will aid local development officials in their facilitation of industry expansion and recruitment and their service to existing industry in the area. All such entities require...

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Jun 01, 2012

Category: Other Resources, Maps

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Dec 31, 1969

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Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation 217 East Main Street Ottumwa, IA  52501
Phone 641-682-3465 Fax 641-682-3466