Economic Gateway http://www.greaterfortdodge.com Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance News RSS Feed Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:30:44 -0800 en-us Iowa Central to seek $25.5M in bonds http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14759 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Bill Shea Voters in nine area counties will be asked early next year to approve a $25.5 million general obligation bond issue to finance numerous building upgrades at Iowa Central Community College... Three FD buildings a century old http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14760 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Chad Thompson The Fort Dodge Historic Preservation Commission paid tribute to three of Fort Dodge’s 100-year-old buildings Tuesday night inside one of them — Heartland Senior Living, fo... Millions in improvements unveiled to the public at open house http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14753 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Chad Thompson   -Messenger photo by Chad Thompson Don Miller, former Fort Dodge wrestling coach and athletic director, left, visits with John McBride, of Fort Dodge, Mond... Mikos and Matt reopens http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14717 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Sun, 19 Nov 3600 15:10:47 -0800 Chad Thompson   -Messenger photo by Chad Thompson John Mikos, owner of Mikos and Matt Furniture, left, stands with his son, Justin Mikos, store manager, inside the remodel... National Gypsum is digging new quarry http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14718 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Sun, 19 Nov 3600 15:10:47 -0800 Joe Sutter In a few more years, the rock in National Gypsum’s quarry northeast of Fort Dodge will be gone. Today the company is hard at work digging a new pit, just across the road, where ... New authority planned to build cultural, recreation center http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14720 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Sun, 19 Nov 3600 15:10:47 -0800 Bill Shea A cultural and recreation center planned for downtown Fort Dodge would be owned by an authority to be created by the city and Webster County under a plan to be considered by the City Coun... CJ Bio proposes $51M expansion http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14706 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Joe Sutter CJ Bio America may be bringing a $51 million expansion project to its Fort Dodge location to build a new manufacturing facility. This major expansion would be great news for the cou... Ady talks workforce, growth at reception http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14707 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Chad Thompson Fort Dodge is not alone in trying to address its workforce issues, according to Janet Ady, president and CEO of Ady Advantage, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. “You may... 2017 Farm News Ag Show planned http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14719 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Farm News is hosting its 16th annual Ag Show from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 6 and from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Iowa Central Community College East Campus, 2031 Quail Ave., Fort Dodge. This... Resources for meeting the need http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14591 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   Kelly Halsted Editor’s note: This is the final of a Sunday series focusing on manufacturing and the employment in the region. When it comes to finding... Plautz, Lutz stand firm for FD, Iowa at forum http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14317 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Chad Thompson During a forum aimed at discussing ways to revitalize rural Iowa communities, Dennis Plautz, the chief executive officer of the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance, said Fort Dodge is ... Growth highlights workforce needs http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14268 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Sun, 19 Nov 6000 15:07:44 -0800 Joe Sutter It’s a time of growth in the Fort Dodge region. But according to the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance, as companies keep growing here, they’re challenged to find skilled... For Manufacturing Day, students learn the world of bird and animal feed, for one, has gone high tech http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14243 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Hans Madsen Karen Alstott, president and co-founder of C&S Products Co. Inc., had some good news for several groups of Iowa Central Community College and Fort Dodge Senior High students who tou... Williams Bend project is part of an effort to create new housing http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14163 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Bill Shea When representatives of the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance recently met with executives from a major company with a facility in the city, they heard something disappointing. The ex... Workshop to help employers support family caregivers in workplace http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14162 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Peter Kaspari Employers in Fort Dodge will have the opportunity to learn how to support their workers who are also caregivers for loved ones at an event on Oct. 11. The presentation, ”Retu... FD team to use Super Crewzer in Fireball Run http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14016 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Hans Madsen Those who come to downtown Fort Dodge Wednesday afternoon to welcome the participants in the Fireball Run Adventurally race shouldn’t have any trouble picking out the vehicle the ... Air Choice One adds to its fleet http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=13825 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Sun, 19 Nov 8800 15:05:45 -0800 Chad Thompson Air Choice One, the airline that provides commercial flights to the Fort Dodge Regional Airport, has added to its fleet with the addition of its first twin engine turbine powered Beec... Leadership Fort Dodge begins a new year http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=13723 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Chad Thompson By CHAD THOMPSON cthompson@messengernews.net Leadership Fort Dodge is one of the best programs developed by the Chamber of Commerce before it merged with... Career Day focuses on social media behavior http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14402 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Sun, 19 Nov 2800 15:08:48 -0800 Chad Thompson Samantha Harms, work-based learning coordinator at Iowa Central Community College, is advising both high school and college students to be selective about what they post on social med... FD council gives go-ahead to Theiss farm housing http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14017 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Sun, 19 Nov 9200 15:06:40 -0800 Bill Shea Deals that lay the groundwork for hundreds of new homes in the form of houses, duplexes and apartments on the former Theiss farm property were approved by the Fort Dodge City Council Mond... Main Street http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=14018 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Chad Thompson Downtowns are a place where people generally like to feel enclosed, according to Tim Reinders, design specialist for Main Street Iowa. Reinders was on hand for an architecture walk... First United Methodist Church http://www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events/?item=13783 www.greaterfortdodge.com/growthalliance/news-and-events Sun, 19 Nov 2400 15:05:37 -0800 Wednesday Night Service and Meal...