Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

April 13, 2021

ISU Extension and Outreach in Winneshiek County Iowa has an exciting opening for a Full-Time Program Assistant / Marketing Coordinator
This is a full-time position. 36 hours per week minimum, with some nights and weekends required. 

November 4, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation and electronic filing for low to moderate income Iowans. 
Certified community volunteers prepare taxes with computer software and help with special tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, and Credit for the Elderly or Disabled.

Deadline to submit your tax information to Northeast Iowa Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (NEIVITA) is Friday, April 9.

Extension Week
April 6, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week is April 12-17. Iowa’s 100 county extension offices will host activities throughout the week to thank Iowans for their support of extension efforts throughout the state.

April 1, 2021

The Winneshiek County Extension and Outreach will be closed 4/2/2021 for Good Friday.  

February 4, 2021

The Winniehiek Councty Extension and Outreach Office will be closing at NOON due to weather.  

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.

  • ICIP 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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