Iowa Workforce Development

Meet with Local Schools
5:58 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Board to Use Drop-Out Survey Results

An organization that focuses on workforce development in southeast Iowa says it has a better idea of why local students drop out of school.

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Building Sale Imminent
9:50 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Work Done at Former FM Library

Fort Madison's former Cattermole Library

Fort Madison will soon be able to sell a downtown property to an out-of-town developer.

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Part-Time Wage Hike Likely
9:55 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Lee County Sends Letter to IWD

Lee County Board of Supervisors

The Lee County Board of Superivisors is letting the state of Iowa know what it thinks about a plan to cut local services.

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Rep. Kearns Worries of More in Future
5:23 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Workforce Development Cuts in Lee County

State Representative Jerry Kearns (D-Keokuk)

One southeast Iowa lawmaker does not believe the state legislature will be able to stop a reduction in local workforce development services.

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Skilled Iowa Initiative
10:58 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Lee, Des Moines Counties Support Test

It appears recruiting local government is the next step for a workforce program in Iowa.

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Highest in Iowa for October
4:50 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Unemployment Up in Lee County

The latest numbers from Iowa Workforce Development show why many in Lee County support the construction of a new fertilizer plant near Wever.

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20+ Businesses Expected
8:14 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Job Fair for Ex-Siemens Workers

Congress is not expected to extend the wind energy Production Tax Credit, which means it will expire at the end of the calendar year.

That led a group of lawmakers to go to the House floor, Wednesday, to call on Speaker John Boehner to bring the legislation up for a vote during the lame-duck session of Congress.

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