Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

iPad Course
August 21, 2014

Did you just get your first iPad? Trying to figure out where to begin? The iPad 101: The Basics class, sponsored by ISU Extension and Outreach in Chickasaw County, will integrate technology with lifelong learning and help you navigate your new purchase. Come to learn how to get the most out of your iPad in this engaging workshop.  Participants will be able to participate in collaborative social learning, hands on activities and ongoing learning through discussion forums.  This class will take place in New Hampton on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. There will be two opportunities to attend the class; a morning session, 9:30-11:30AM, and an evening session, 5:30-7:30PM, at the Chickasaw County Extension office located at 104 E. Main Street.

July 31, 2014

The fun of shopping at a farmers market is a great reason for eating produce while it’s in season and grown close to home, not to mention the payoff of eating hot, buttered ears of sweet corn picked fresh this morning.

January 19, 2014

A new and innovative partnership between county extension councils and Iowa State University Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) will expand duties for two local Extension staff members.

February 11, 2010

Entrepreneurs in northeast Iowa now have another financing option to launch their ideas. The Northeast Iowa Food & Farm Coalition, or NIFF Coalition, was recently approved as an affiliate of Iowa Microloan.

Community and Business Resources for Chickasaw County

Data for Decision Makers

New Hampton Economic Development

 

 

US Census Bureau

 

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Program Builder

Program Builder is a web-based marketplace where community leaders can review and make selections from a variety of technical assistance, consulting and educational programs that will improve the quality of life in your community.

Schools in Chickasaw County:

 

 

Statewide Resources

  • ISU Extension assists Iowa communities in planning and encouraging sustainable community and economic development that lead to positive quality of life for all citizens.

  • Program Builder is a tool where community leaders can review and make selections from a variety of technical assistance, consulting and educational programs that will improve the quality of life in your community.

  • RECAP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Reports of recent and historical trends in the local retail trade sector by city.

  • Nonprofit Management Academies enhance the management skills of those serving nonprofit sector.

  • Helping the College of Engineering and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach carry out their land-grant university mission to improve the quality of life in Iowa by enhancing the performance of Iowa industry.

  • The CVC facilitates networking among small and medium size rural communities, sponsors policy analyses, engages communities in dialogue, and fosters discussion among rural and urban interests.

  • Data on each county in Iowa including population demographics, education, retail sales, personal income, employment, occupation, housing, and family characteristics.

  • Provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life, empowering them to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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