Economic Gateway http://www.millscountyiowa.com Mills County Economic Development Foundation News RSS Feed Sat, 21 Jul 2018 22:03:59 -0700 en-us Entertainment Abounds in Mills County, Iowa http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18323 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 During the summer months, rural communities around the country enjoy the classic festivals that boast parades, funnel cakes, carnival rides and midway games. These are plentiful in Mills County and th... Family Business Fuels Economy in Mills County http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18321 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In 1977, Mark Lincoln returned to his hometown of Glenwood, Iowa to purchase the local Standard Oil tank wagon service. At the ripe old age of 19, Lincoln possessed a natural business acumen, entrepre... Road Trip! Ten Reasons to Slow Down in Iowa on Your Next Transcontinental Adventure http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18185 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Thousands of travelers hold their breath and floor it across the state on I-80—here are 10 good reasons why they're doing it wrong. Often traveled, not always fully appreciated, the Iowa ... Iowa hints at how it became a nation-leading wind powerhouse http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18184 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Eat your heart out, California, but little middle-of-America Iowa is closer to hitting the halfway mark to 100% powered by wind than you are. MidAmerican’s recently announced around its new W... IWCC dedicates Lisle Center Tuesday http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18183 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 (Clarinda) -- Iowa Western Community College officials are paying tribute to a Clarinda resident who made a lasting impact on the school. Dedication ceremonies for the Fred Lisle Center of Excellen... TIMING AND LOCATIONS OF LABORSHED STUDIES RELEASED http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18182 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) in partnership with the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) agreed to finance a Laborshed Study for one community in every county across the state of ... Gov. Reynolds' statement on 2018 legislative session http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17924 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 ... Delivering on a Promise: Wind XII Will Position MidAmerican Energy to Hit 100% Renewable Goal http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17602 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Two years ago, MidAmerican Energy announced our vision of delivering 100% renewable energy to our customers. This morning at a 9 a.m. news conference, we announced a proposed wind project &n... BOARD ACTION: IOWA ENERGY CENTER BOARD REVIEWS GRANT AND LOAN PROJECT STATUS; APPROVES SPONSORSHIP OF IOWA ENERGY SUMMIT http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17615 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 May 22, 2018 (DES MOINES, IA) – Today, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEC) board of directors held its third quarterly meeting since transitioning from Iowa State Univer... ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD APPROVES AWARDS TO SUPPORT OVER $80 MILLION IN CAPITAL INVESTMENT, PRIMARILY IN RURAL IOWA COMMUNITIES http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17616 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 These awards will assist in the creation of 299 jobs and will result in over $80 million in new capital investment for the state. The board also approved innovation funding for three startups. The ... GOVERNOR REYNOLDS ANNOUNCES IEDA, IWD PARTNERSHIP TO CONDUCT LABORSHED STUDIES ACROSS IOWA http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17618 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a partnership between the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) Thursday to conduct laborshed studies across Iowa. The studies wil... Rick Allely Awarded recertification in economic development designation http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17374 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Rick Allely Awarded recertification in economic development designation Glenwood, Iowa, May 7, 2018– The Mills County Economic Development Foundation is pleased to announce Rick Allely has be... IOWA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ISSUES MARKETING RFP http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17466 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 On Friday, May 4, 2018, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for marketing services. The full RFP is available at iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/rfp.&nb... New Glenwood Chamber Executive Director http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17926 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Glenwood, Iowa ( May 2, 2018 ) The Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Rachel Reis has been named Executive Director of the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce. Having served a... GOVERNOR REYNOLDS, LT. GOVERNOR GREGG ANNOUNCE ENHANCEMENTS TO TARGETED SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17467 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), announced enhancements to the State of Iowa’s Targeted Small Business (TSB) program on Monda... The 50 Fastest-Growing Craft Breweries In The United States http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17470 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The explosion in the number of craft breweries has created seemingly endless choices for beer enthusiasts, making it extremely difficult to decide which ones to visit and which craft beers to buy. ... MAIN STREET IOWA AWARDS CELEBRATION HONORS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17469 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Main Street Iowa hosted the 32nd annual Main Street Iowa Awards celebration on Friday, April 13, 2018, at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines. The program honored the efforts of those who work day in and... BOARD ACTION: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD APPROVES AWARDS TO SUPPORT MORE THAN $21 MILLION IN CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN IOWA http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=17468 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Today, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board awarded tax benefits to two companies for job creation and expansion projects. These awards will assist in the creation of 43 jobs and ... Chamber executive director Linda Washburn stepping down after 18 years on job http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=16956 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Washburn, who has served as the chamber’s executive director for 18 years, said Monday she’s accepted a new position at Loess Hills Funeral Home. “Linda has served the Glenwood Ar... U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT: IOWA IS #1 STATE IN THE COUNTRY http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=16955 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 U.S. News & World Report: Iowa is #1 state in the country (DES MOINES) – Iowa is the #1 state in the country, according to a new study from U.S. News & World Report. Go... $3.1 MILLION AWARDED TO IOWA COMMUNITIES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=16954 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 $3.1 million awarded to Iowa communities for infrastructure projects March 9, 2018 (Des Moines, IA) – Awards totaling $3.1 million were announced for nine communities across the sta... Iowa Knows How to Welcome Home Troops http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=16333 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Home Base Iowa is an innovative program that is part of welcoming our troops back from battle with hope. It is a unique program that brings opportunity to veterans who too often cannot find opportunit... Christianson Property in Mills County http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=16332 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Christianson Property is located in Eagle Crossing Industrial Park. This site is within a TIF District with Mills County ready to work with developers and companies to put together a win-win deal wher... Brandt Root Property in Mills County http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=16331 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Brandt Root Property is an open site perfectly situated at the Northwest Corner of the I-29 / Highway 370 interchange in Mills County. The location is ideal for any of the Mills County target indu... LocationOne: GIS Tool of Choice for Mills County http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=16291 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Finding a strong geographic information system (GIS) tool is important for economic development websites that are relevant and easy to navigate for site selectors, who are often the most important tar...