Economic Development News
MAEDC RELATED NEWS
Evert Elected President of MAEDC
The president and CEO of the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation has been elected president of MAEDC, the Mid-America Economic Development Council.
MAEDC expands satellite office locations - Boonville Daily News
Fri, 10 May 2013 17
MAEDC expands satellite office locations
Boonville Daily News
Recently Howard County joined the non-profit regional group for economic development services and as a part those services the staff of MAEDC will host office hours in two locations in Howard County. “This service is offered in the other partner counties and ...
MIDWEST ECONOMY RELATED NEWS
American Aluminum Extrusion Intends to Expand to Roscoe, IL
Manufacturing Plant; Will Create 130 Manufacturing Jobs;
Fits Regional Goal of Targeted Metals Industry
American Aluminum Extrusion (AAE) announced that it intends to open a manufacturing facility in Roscoe, IL by the end of 2011, creating 130 manufacturing jobs by the end of 2013. Click here to read the full press release.
Creighton survey finds minor slip, but strong midwest economy overall - Radio Iowa
Fri, 03 May 2013 15
Creighton survey finds minor slip, but strong midwest economy overall
The Midwestern economy faltered slightly during the past month but it's still healthy and chugging along, while Iowa's economy is thriving, according to a survey. Creighton University questioned supply managers and business leaders across the nine ...
Midwest economy: April state-by-state glance - Joplin Globe
Wed, 01 May 2013 15
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Midwest economy: April state-by-state glance
Midwest economy: April state-by-state glance. Anonymous From The Associated Press The Joplin Globe Wed May 01, 2013, 09:58 AM CDT. The Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association, began formally surveying its ...
Economic Survey Index: Growth Slows in Midwest, Plains States
Midwest, Plains Economic Survey Index Dips
Midwest business growth slows in April
Wisconsin's Tourism Economy Grew 5 Percent in 2012 - Successful Meetings
Fri, 17 May 2013 17
Wisconsin's Tourism Economy Grew 5 Percent in 2012
Tourism in Wisconsin had a total economic impact of $16.8 billion last year, up 5 percent from $16 billion in 2011, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism reported this month. In the last two years, it said, the state's tourism economy has grown 13 ...
Rural Midwest bankers expect more economic growth - Prairie Business
Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14
Rural Midwest bankers expect more economic growth
Rural Midwest bankers expect more economic growth. OMAHA, Neb. — A monthly survey of bankers says that strong farm income continues to boost the economy in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states. By: Associated Press, Associated Press. OMAHA ...
Air France adds non-stop Twin Cities-Paris flights - USA Today - USA TODAY
Tue, 21 May 2013 17
Air France adds non-stop Twin Cities-Paris flights - USA Today
Passengers will fly to and from France on an Airbus 340-300 aircraft with 30 Business Class seats, 21 Premium Economy Class seats and 224 Economy Class seats. Air France and KLM now serve 12 U.S. destinations with more than 200 flights per week ...
Why the Smartest People in the Midwest All Move To Chicago - Chicagomag.com
Mon, 20 May 2013 17
Why the Smartest People in the Midwest All Move To Chicago
While Chicago doesn't have the strongest economy in the nation, it handily outshines most other Midwestern cities. Edward McClelland, a journalist who grew up in Lansing, Michigan, and has lived in Chicago since 1995, wondered why. How had his ...
Oil rises above $96 on encouraging economic news; gasoline up 2 cents as ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Fri, 17 May 2013 19
Oil rises above $96 on encouraging economic news; gasoline up 2 cents as ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A gauge of future economic activity in the U.S. rose more than analysts expected, as did a measure of consumer confidence, adding to evidence that the economy is steadily recovering. ... But that average is skewed by ballooning gas prices in the Midwest.
Oklahoma Tornado One of the Top 5 Costliest in History - The Fiscal Times - The Fiscal Times
Tue, 21 May 2013 21
The Fiscal Times
Oklahoma Tornado One of the Top 5 Costliest in History - The Fiscal Times
The Fiscal Times
But the human, physical and economic toll in Oklahoma will rank among the most devastating weather events of its kind. "This is going to be one of the top five costliest tornadoes in U.S. history," said Evan Gold, vice president of client services at ...
50 Percent Approve of President Obama, but 57 Percent Disapprove of Country's ... - Reason
Tue, 21 May 2013 17
50 Percent Approve of President Obama, but 57 Percent Disapprove of Country's ...
On the President's handling of the economy, 65 percent of non-white women approve of Obama, compared to 31 percent of white women. This indicates the gender gap on presidential approval is instead more highly ... A majority of Americans in the Midwest ...
US housing starts fell in April but permits surged - Tribune-Review
Tue, 21 May 2013 22
US housing starts fell in April but permits surged
Housing starts fell last month in every region except the Midwest, where it rose 11 percent compared with March. New construction ... Though new homes represent only a fraction of the housing market, they have an outsize impact on the economy. Each ...