Area jobs numbers beat state average
2 Aug 2022
Calhoun County weighed in above the state’s 2.6 percent unemployment rate as Iowa jobs numbers continue strong despite a nationwide slow-down.
By two-tenths of a percent, Calhoun County edged out the state average for employment numbers in the most-recent figures released by Iowa Workforce Development.
Iowa’s economy improved in July as durable goods manufacturers reported solid growth, according to a monthly survey of supply chain managers. Despite the improved performance, Creighton University’s MidAmerican Business Conditions Index, released Monday, contained forecasts of continued inflation and low economic confidence. The report showed that Iowa’s index...
An estimated 47.4 million Americans left their jobs in 2021. While unemployment today is hitting record lows, there are still many industries that are struggling to find employees, including food service, hospitality, manufacturing, education and health services. If your organization has been straining to fill open positions, you may...
Templeton Distillery is doubling downJul 28 2022
Templeton Distillery continues to expand its operations and embrace its historical roots, which helped small communities persevere through the Great Depression. During the Great Depression, grain prices were so low farmers would often lose money when producing a crop. In order to make a living, many farmers found a...