Economic Gateway http://www.appanoosecounty.org Appanoose Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Tue, 23 May 2017 11:42:55 -0700 en-us Building Recreational Opportunities http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=11345 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Research has demonstrated the many benefits of parks for health and wellness. People who regularly visit parks are leaner and tend visit the doctor less. At a time when childhood obesity has reached a... Sustainable New Home Construction http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=11344 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   The availability of affordable housing decreased in nearly half of all U.S. counties from 2000 to 2013, according to an NPR analysis of Urban Institute data. This makes the mission of... A Fresh Coat of Paint Can Do Wonders http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=11343 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Exterior paint is one of the simplest and most effective strategies for home improvement. It not only freshens up the look of a house, it helps protect it from the elements for years to come. Chari... Help with Home Repairs and Upkeep http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=11342 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Home maintenance and upkeep can be expensive. Twenty-five percent of homeowners said they couldn’t afford a major household repair in a recent HomeServe USA survey. Thankfully, there&rsqu... CNBC SAYS IOWA IS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN THE U.S. http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=11678 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Iowa’s healthy living environment, population health and low crime rate make it one of the best states to live in, according to CNBC’s 2016 Best States for Business report. Also co... Investing in resident health http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10981 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. It's a full-body workout that is gentle on the joints, which makes it appealing for all ages. Beyond exercise, community pools provide an opportunity... Giving homeowners a hand http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10980 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Experts advise setting aside 1 percent of the purchase price of your home for ongoing maintenance. But that’s easier said than done. It’s easy for new homeowners to get sidelined by the co... Appanoose County takes care of veterans http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10978 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Transitioning back to a civilian life after years in military service can be a daunting task for veterans. Finding gainful employment is one of the key challenges vets face.   Iowa is already k... Fogle True Value receives award http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=11679 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 DES MOINES — State Rep. Larry Sheets, R-Moulton, recently had the opportunity of honoring Steve and Leona Fogle for their Fogle True Value store in Centerville for receiving the 2017 Neal Smith ... AEDC Appreciates Wells Vehicle Electronics Being A Member http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10502 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Congratulations to our member, Wells Vehicle Electronics, for their 30 years of exceptional service and innovation. In 1986, Wells Vehicle Electronics opened its doors to its distribution and packagin... AEDC Appreciates U.S. Bank Being A Member http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10501 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   At U.S. Bank, employees invest their time, resources and passion for the communities they operate in. At the U.S. Bank in Centerville, their commitment to charitable giving, community de... AEDC Appreciates Walmart Being a Member http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10500 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Walmart is a common household name, but not everybody knows that Walmart is a significant member and partner in the Appanoose Economic Development Corporation. Located in Centerville, Iowa, the Walmar... REPORT: IOWA HAS THE MOST RELIABLE ELECTRICAL GRID http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=11677 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Not only does Iowa generate more electricity from wind than any other U.S. state, it also has the most reliable electrical grid of any state, according to U.S. News and World Report.&nb... U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT NAMES IOWA #6 BEST STATE http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=11676 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800  U.S. News & World Report released their 2017 “Best States” ranking and ranked Iowa as the 6th “Best State” in the country.  “Best States” i... Historic Courthouse Square District http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10245 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Centerville’s entire Square is listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of the significance that the Square plays in the development of Centerville as the county seat of Appano... Iowa Economic Development Authority‚Äôs favorite headlines and most popular articles from 2016 http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10204 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Each of the articles below show examples of how the public and private sectors are working together to position Iowa’s economy for continued growth. These are Iowa Economic Development Authority... Area Development site selection factors and Iowa: Available buildings, Construction costs, Quality of life http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10205 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Site selection and economic development publication Area Development recently published a series of articles on the top 10 site selection factors. Here’s how Iowa stacks up on factors five throu... Centerville Business Gives New Life to Old Walmart http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10207 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Iowa Small Business Development Center has recognized a business here as the 2017 Neal Smith Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner. Steve and Leona Fogle have run the Fogle True Value Hardware ... SHOP CENTERVILLE: Third best downtown in Iowa http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=9706 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Michael Schaffer Managing Editor The Iowa Tourism Office in a Dec. 2 Travel Iowa email proclaimed Centerville to be the third best must shop downtown district out of their 12 best must shop dow... Flower-Tique to add bakery in 2017 http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=9707 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Michael Schaffer Managing Editor Flower-Tique owner Amy Rinehart Saturday, Dec. 3 said she is purchasing Laura Brown’s bakery business and she plans to add it to her store on the east sid... New Centerville city administrator coming mid-January http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=9708 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Michael Schaffer Managing Editor Late Saturday evening the Centerville City Council decided to offer the vacant city administrator position to Jason Fraser, a former Centerville resident now re... Bemis Company makes capital investment in Centerville plant http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=8806 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Recently Bemis announced plans to invest $8 million in equipment upgrades at their plant in Centerville, Iowa. Beginning at the end of 2016, work will begin to install a new 10-color press that will i... Relax at Rathbun Lake http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10503 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Rathbun Lake provides ample opportunities to support anglers, boating, and fishing tournaments. If you’re an angler, popular fish species at this lake are Black Crappie, Channel and Flathead Cat... His buddy died wearing body armor, so this Iowa man set out to make world's strongest http://www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media/?item=10206 www.appanoosecounty.org/aedc/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 At Blake Waldrop's south Iowa factory, quality control involves ear protection, safety glasses and a high-powered rifle. For every 100 products made by his company, RMA Armament, Waldrop sets a...