Economic Gateway http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com Advance Southwest Iowa Corporation News RSS Feed Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:15:05 -0700 en-us The Hub Expands Options for Family-Friendly Entertainment http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=19105 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Some of the best business ideas center around solving a problem. A mom who was fed up with the lack of family entertainment options in Council Bluffs created her own alternative. The Hub open... Efforts to leverage state’s biosciences leadership underway http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18630 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Mon, 13 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 developme... Economic Development Board approves awards to support businesses expanding in, and moving to, Iowa http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18629 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Fri, 10 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. T... Courtyard Hotel to Open in Council Bluffs Iowa and in El Paso Texas http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18556 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/courtyard-hotel-to-open-in-council-bluffs-iowa-and-in-el-paso-texas                          ... Iowa hints at how it became a nation-leading wind powerhouse http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18200 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Fri, 27 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... EQ School of Hair Design: Cultivating Cosmetology Professionals http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18461 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Cosmetology jobs are expected to grow about 14 percent between now and the year 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. It’s an appealing field, particularly for those who want op... Road Trip! Ten Reasons to Slow Down in Iowa on Your Next Transcontinental Adventure http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18199 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Thu, 26 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 ... TIMING AND LOCATIONS OF LABORSHED STUDIES RELEASED http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18198 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) in partnership with the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) agreed to finance a Laborshed Study for one community in every county across the state of Iowa ... BOARD ACTION: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD APPROVES AWARDS TO SUPPORT NEARLY $193 MILLION IN CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND 329 JOBS IN IOWA http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18197 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Economic Development Board approves awards to support nearly $193 million in capital investment and 329 jobs in Iowa June 22, 2018 (DES MOINES, IA) – Today, the Iowa Economic D... Rock on the River Concert Series http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18196 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 ANNOUNCING: Rock on the River at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park.  This summer, a series of seven concerts will be held in the park on Saturday nights from 7-10 p.m. from June 2 to July 28. B... Leadership Council Bluffs Class 30 makes big impact on Dream Playground Re-Imagined http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18195 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 This year for the Community Trustee Project, Leadership Council Bluffs Class 30 participated in the Dream Playground Re-Imagined project. Each member of the class is serving on one of eight project... Nonprofits break Pottawattamie Gives record http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18194 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Breaking another record, 104 Pottawattamie County charities will participate in this year’s Pottawattamie Gives. The 24-hour online fundraiser will run from midnight to 11:59 p.m. today ... U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: BIOBASED CHEMICAL PRODUCTION IS GROWING http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18193 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The biobased chemical industry is on an upward trajectory, according to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report. Biobased chemicals are those derived from plants and other renewable mate... Gov. Reynolds' statement on 2018 legislative session http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18192 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 ... GOVERNOR REYNOLDS, LT. GOVERNOR GREGG ANNOUNCE ENHANCEMENTS TO TARGETED SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18191 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Governor Reynolds, Lt. Governor Gregg announce enhancements to Targeted Small Business program (DES MOINES, IA) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with the Iowa Economic Devel... IOWA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ISSUES MARKETING RFP http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18190 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Iowa Economic Development Authority Issues Marketing RFP (Des Moines) – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for marketing services. The ful... GOVERNOR REYNOLDS ANNOUNCES IEDA, IWD PARTNERSHIP TO CONDUCT LABORSHED STUDIES ACROSS IOWA http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18189 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Governor Reynolds announces IEDA, IWD partnership to conduct laborshed studies across Iowa (DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a partnership between the Iowa Economic Develop... BOARD ACTION: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD APPROVES AWARDS TO SUPPORT OVER $80 MILLION IN CAPITAL INVESTMENT, PRIMARILY IN RURAL IOWA COMMUNITIES http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18188 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Economic Development Board approves awards to support over $80 million in capital investment, primarily in rural Iowa communities (DES MOINES, IA) – The Iowa Economic Development Au... BOARD ACTION: IOWA ENERGY CENTER BOARD REVIEWS GRANT AND LOAN PROJECT STATUS; APPROVES SPONSORSHIP OF IOWA ENERGY SUMMIT http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18187 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Iowa Energy Center Board reviews grant and loan project status; approves sponsorship of Iowa Energy Summit (DES MOINES, IA) – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEC) board of ... Warren Distribution looks at $12.8 million expansion in Council Bluffs http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=17726 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 http://www.nonpareilonline.com/business/warren-distribution-looks-at-million-expansion-in-council-bluffs/article_7a56d64e-1185-5594-a51f-e35fd418d05a.html ... Ohio tech company looks to open office at River's Edge development in Council Bluffs http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=17727 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 An Ohio-based tech company plans to open an office at the River's Edge development in Council Bluffs. Pillar Technology, an information technology consulting firm from Columbus, Ohio, will occu... Tish’s Restaurant: A Favorite Among Locals and Tourists Alike http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=17692 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The restaurant industry is infamously fickle. Most restaurants fail within their first five years. When a restaurant manages to survive for decades, you know its owners have carefully created the righ... City to buy swing set for Dream Playground Re-Imagined http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=16968 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The City of Council Bluffs has donated about $10,000 to the Dream Playground Re-Imagined effort for an accessible swing set. The City Council voted unanimously at a meeting to approve spending $10,... Main Street Iowa Awards Celebration Honors Outstanding Achievements http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=18032 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Main Street Iowa hosted the 32nd annual Main Street Iowa Awards celebration on Friday, April 13, 2018, at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines. The program honored the efforts of those who work day in and... BOARD ACTION: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD APPROVES AWARDS TO SUPPORT OVER $50 MILLION IN CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN IOWA http://www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media/?item=16967 www.advancesouthwestiowa.com/aswi/news-and-media Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Economic Development Board approves awards to support over $50 million in capital investment in Iowa (DES MOINES, IA) – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board awarded direct fin...