Economic Gateway http://www.thejcea.org Jackson County Economic Alliance News RSS Feed Sun, 26 Jan 2020 19:44:36 -0800 en-us JACKSON COUNTY DOWNTOWN LOAN PROGRAM http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=21167 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 (Jackson County, IA) November 21, 2019 – Jackson County Economic Alliance (JCEA) in cooperation with the financial institutions in Jackson County announces the renewal of a l... MAQUOKETA COMPANY EXPANDS http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=21165 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, IA – November 20, 2019 - The Maquoketa Company, a local manufacturer in Maquoketa, Iowa has broken ground on a new 14,000 square foot addition which is expected to be completed by the... Officials mulling solutions over shortage of day care services in Bellevue http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=21170 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0700 BELLEVUE, Iowa — Facing a shortage of day care services, Bellevue officials are examining possible solutions. City Council members this week discussed the city’s scarcity of such offeri... Historic Bellevue button factory to become 'hub' for riverfront activity http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=21169 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0700 BELLEVUE, Iowa — When Allen Ernst purchased the old button factory in Bellevue, the basement was submerged in the Mississippi River and the top floor was sinking in the middle under its own weig... JACKSON COUNTY CELEBRATES MANUFACTURING MONTH http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=21168 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Tue, 24 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700   JACKSON COUNTY CELEBRATES MANUFACTURING MONTH  Manufacturing Week to Expand Knowledge of Manufacturing and Manufacturing Career Opportunities    (Jacks... 12 tri-state business leaders named Rising Stars http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=21171 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The stars were out early Wednesday, as 12 area up-and-comers in the business world were honored as bizTimes.biz Rising Stars. They were honored at a breakfast ceremony at Diamond Jo Casin... 15 downtown buildings to receive facade updates through Maquoketa project http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=21172 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — City of Maquoketa officials are moving forward with a project to renovate the facades of 15 downtown buildings, with another 15 planned for the future. Maquoketa City Counci... IowaWORKS programs help individuals gain workplace skills http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=21089 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 15 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The need for skilled workers in manufacturing, construction trades, healthcare, and information technology continues to be a challenge for area employers, with nearly 56 percent of the employers in Io...