Economic Gateway http://www.thejcea.org Jackson County Economic Alliance News RSS Feed Thu, 25 Apr 2019 04:49:51 -0700 en-us Keep Iowa Beautiful Announces 2019 Awards & Scholarships http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=20733 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Keep Iowa Beautiful Board of Directors has announced the 2019 annual award winners for enhancing the beauty, cleanliness and attractiveness of the state of Iowa.  The four award categories ... Community Invited to an Open House for the new Bear River Cottages Pocket Neighborhood http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=20704 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700   Pocket Neighborhoods - A Future of Possibilities Maquoketa, IA, March 18, 2019:  If you are in the market for a new home, people are encouraged to attend an open house on Thursday, A... Wellmark Foundation Releases Grant Wood Loop Video http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=20258 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Thu, 27 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 (Maquoketa, IA) December 2018 – The Wellmark Foundation has released a seven-minute video promoting their partnerships with the Grant Wood Loop region. The region is comprised of Jackson, Jones ... Dubuque, Maquoketa each receive more than $200,000 for Iowa Great Places projects http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=20260 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Projects in Dubuque and Maquoketa each have been awarded more than $200,000 from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. The projects were among five to receive funding through the Iowa Great Plac... Maquoketa lands $3.8 million federal grant for major road project http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=20257 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — A $3.8 million federal grant could help pay for the largest-ever municipal construction project in Maquoketa. The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded the Bett... Public input setting the course for Maquoketa comprehensive plan update http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=19995 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Those tasked with overseeing an update of Maquoketa’s comprehensive plan have started gathering public input. The comprehensive plan committee recently conducted a pub... Pilot GDDC program to provide free child care for workforce training participants http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=19997 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The impending launch of an innovative child care program could provide a ray of hope as Dubuque-area employers and economic development leaders confront deepening workforce challenges. Officials wi...