Economic Gateway http://www.thejcea.org Jackson County Economic Alliance News RSS Feed Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:17:09 -0700 en-us Tri-state officials: Impact of 'opportunity zones' remains to be seen http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=17484 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Several tri-state areas have been approved to participate in a federal program to encourage  development in low-income areas.  However, local officials are still uncertain how exactly t... Sedgwick Adds 6,000 Specialists with Acquisition of Cunningham Lindsay http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=17367 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Sun, 06 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Sedgwick Adds 6,000 Claims Specialists with Acquisition of Cunningham Lindsey April 20, 2018 Memphis-based global claims services firm Sedgwick has finalized the acquisition of competitor global... Kids in Dubuque Skate awarded $65,000 Wellmark Foundation MATCH grant for local skate park project http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=17351 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 DUBUQUE, Iowa—The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque (CFGD) is excited to announce The Wellmark Foundation has awarded a $65,000 Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grant for the Ki... Dubuque-based agency proposes 'pocket neighborhood' in Maquoketa http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=17369 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — To proponents of the pocket neighborhood movement, good fences don’t necessarily make good neighbors. Rather, shared amenities such as gardens, playground equipment ... JACKSON COUNTY AWARDED TWO GRANTS FOR DOWNTOWN REHABILITATION http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=17368 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 JACKSON COUNTY AWARDED TWO GRANTS FOR DOWNTOWN REHABILITATION (Jackson County, IA) April 9, 2018 – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced on Thursday, April 5th that $1.8 ... Rockwell Collins engages students http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=16680 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Bellevue’s Rockwell Collins hosted a total of 26 eighth-grade females from both Bellevue High School and Marquette Catholic High School last week as part of Engineers Week 2018, which was offici... Becoming (Company) Cultured http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=16276 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Becoming (Company) Cultured When you hear the term “company culture,” what comes to mind? Is it the famous nap pods at Google? Is it the fast-paced cut-throat environments on Wall S... Bellevue school board moves forward in pursuit of new school http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=16176 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 BELLEVUE, Iowa — Bellevue Community School Board members agreed this week to move forward in their pursuit of building a new elementary school. Board members voted unanimously to hire Legat A... Maquoketa students deliver stirring singing valentines http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=16196 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Seven Maquoketa High School students dressed in shades of red and pink crowded into Bob Stockham’s living room on Wednesday. As Stockham stood to listen, the group lau... Antique shop and bar opens in Maquoketa http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=16156 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — An old cigar shop in downtown Maquoketa has found a new, dual life as a bar and antique store. Farmer’s Creek Antiques & Mac’s Wine Cellar recently opened at... Group lands $122,000 grant for effort to build a new Dubuque skate park http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=15916 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Supporters of a new skate park in Dubuque recently received a large grant that puts them more than three-quarters of the way toward their fundraising goal. However, the $122,400 grant is contingent... Bellevue's Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ a labor of love for Owners http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=15894 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 BELLEVUE, Iowa — When a big part of your job exposes you to musicians who have honed their craft to an extremely high level, you tend to become a tad selective about the kind of live entertainme... Iowa State portrait exhibit debuts in Maquoketa http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=15697 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Thursday evening felt like something of a family reunion for Rose Frantzen.   As the Maquoketa artist met with visitors from Iowa State University, she ran into many... Historic Jackson County hotel sold, to reopen next month http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=15570 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — A historic Maquoketa hotel has been sold to a relative of a former longtime owner of the building. Larry Thede bought the Decker Hotel & Restaurant from Maquoketa Better...