Economic Development

Small Business
7:17 am
Wed July 2, 2014

CEO Class Coming to Hancock County High Schools

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

In an effort to grow business, Hancock County is targeting some of its younger residents.

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Developing a Plan of Action
6:43 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Survey Identifies Workforce Needs in Lee County

Credit Lee County Economic Development Group

A new survey of Lee County businesses and industries identifies several factors that could be preventing them from filling key positions.

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Shops of Monmouth Retail Business Competition
2:32 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Monmouth Cultivates Entrepreneurs With Innovation Workshops

Monmouth, Illinois
Credit Flickr Commons / Pete Zarria

The city of Monmouth is hosting two workshops to help people learn tools to succeed in opening their own retail business.

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Planning for Economic Development
12:33 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Carthage Maps Out Goals

Credit TSPR's Rich Egger

Carthage has developed out a strategic plan to boost economic development with the help of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University.

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Dustin Berg
6:42 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Promoting Economic Development in Hancock County

The Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage. Berg's office is on the third floor of the building.
Credit Rich Egger

One of the goals for the head of economic development in Hancock County is to get all of the communities on the same page.

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