Economic Gateway http://www.millscountyiowa.com Mills County Economic Development Foundation News RSS Feed Mon, 24 Sep 2018 04:17:10 -0700 en-us Remote and quiet, Willow Slough is a Mills County treasure http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18971 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Willow Slough Wildlife Area is the solution to the problem of what to do with land too wet to farm. The popular marsh in northeast Mills County has been drawing duck and goose hunters from southwes... Sen. Grassley Makes Stop In Mills County http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18970 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 PACIFIC JUNCTION - U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) made an appearance at AgriVision Equipment Thursday, Aug. 9, during his annual summer swing through southwest Iowa. Grassley discussed several... FUTURE READY IOWA SUMMIT - CRESTON http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18969 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Future Ready Iowa regional summits, taking place October 25, 2018, will bring together key stakeholders in education, business, economic development and community to create local strategies ... APPLE TO BUILD 100 PERCENT WIND-POWERED DATA CENTER IN IOWA http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18968 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Apple announced it will build a new $1.375 billion data center in Waukee, Iowa, which will be 100 percent powered by wind energy. While there are a number of reasons Apple chose this locatio... VentureNet Iowa: connecting companies with state funding http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18967 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 For ten years now, VentureNet Iowa has been helping companies find the right resources and funding. Since 2008, VentureNet has contracted with the Iowa Economic Development Authority... Paul Pate: Record number of businesses starting in Iowa http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18966 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Iowa has a strong history of robust public-private partnerships that work collaboratively to help businesses grow and create economic opportunity for Iowans. Small business is the backbone of our econ... 5 CAN’T-MISS STORIES FOR BIO WORLD CONGRESS ATTENDEES http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18965 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Iowa is the best place in the country for renewable chemical production. Curious why? Read this impartial report on Iowa’s bioscience strengths from TEConomy Partners. Then, stop by Boot... INSIDE THE U.S. NEWS RANKING: IOWA MAKES HOME OWNERSHIP POSSIBLE (PART 2) http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18964 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Iowa is the top state in the country according to U.S. News & World Report. This series of three articles will explain why Iowa won the title of “Best State.” Part 1:&n... START WINNING SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH FUNDS IN IOWA http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18963 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a competitive program that encourages small businesses in the U.S. to engage in research and development (R&D) with the potential for comme... AN IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS OF IOWA’S BIOSCIENCE STRENGTHS http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18962 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The state of Iowa commissioned TEConomy Partners to conduct a thorough analysis of its bioscience capabilities.  The resulting report, "Iowa Bioscience Development:  Core Competenc... Best States Rankings http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18960 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Measuring outcomes for citizens using more than 75 metrics Some states shine in health care. Some soar in education. Some excel in both – or in much more. The Best States ranking of U.S.... Survey Results: Business Leaders Enthusiastic About Iowa’s Economy http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18636 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 29 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 DES MOINES—Survey results released by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) found members are enthusiastic about the state’s continued economic growth. “There&r... Local Leaders Graduate from Respected Statewide Program http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18635 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 CORALVILLE – Forty Iowans graduated from the distinguished Leadership Iowa program during the 2018 Taking Care of Business Conference in Coralville. (A full class list can be found her... Black Hills Energy Offers Tips to Stay Cool and Energy Efficient this Summer http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18634 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Rapid City, SD – Many areas throughout the country are experiencing above-average temperatures this month. As temperatures rise, Black Hills Energy knows how important it is for you to... Adam Wright on Wind XII wind project announcement http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18633 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 ... Efforts to leverage state’s biosciences leadership underway http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18632 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 IEDA Director Debi Durham presented plans to establish a public-private Iowa Bioscience Development Center (IBDC) – the next step toward implementing the state’s biosciences development ro... Mills County Economic Development Foundation Moves Forward with Rail Initiative http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18699 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Glenwood, Iowa, August 6, 2018– The Mills County Economic Development Foundation is working closely with Burlington Northern Santé Fe Railroad officials to develop a world class rail indu... Economic Development Board approves awards to support businesses expanding in, and moving to, Iowa http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18631 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 (DES MOINES, IA) The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to two companies for job creation and expansion projects. These awards will a... Mills County Economic Development Foundation holds Annual Meeting http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18539 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Mills County Economic Development Foundation held its first annual meeting on July 12th at Belle Terre Reception hall in Glenwood, IA. The event sponsored by Chat Mobility featured keynote present... Iowa Wine? Yes, And It's Kind of a Big Deal http://www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media/?item=18186 www.millscountyiowa.com/mills/news-and-media Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 With more than 100 wineries and a regional audience that can't seem to get enough, there are a ton of Iowa wines to try, right now—but where do you start? Summer came early to Iowa&n... 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...