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Marion Community Build Press Event Set for September 25th

Posted by: Emily Russ on Monday, September 21, 2020
Marion, IA – Marion Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) announces the launch of Marion Community Build, a program of Community Promise. The effort is a new partnership together with the City of Marion, Marion Independent School District and Linn-Mar Community School District. For more than thirty years the school districts have constructed new

Gov. Reynolds signs new Public Health proclamation adjusting mitigation efforts

Posted by: on Tuesday, September 15, 2020
DES MOINES - Today, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. The proclamation, effective at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, permits bars, taverns, wineries, breweries, distilleries, night clubs to reopen in four counties: Black Hawk, Dallas, Linn, and Polk counties. It also removes the

Marion Named 2020 All-Star Community Award Recipient

Posted by: Amber Bisinger on Wednesday, September 9, 2020
For the third time in four years, the City of Marion has been named an All-Star Community by the Iowa League of Cities. The 2020 award was given for the Prospect Meadows Sports Complex. The city was recognized in a virtual ceremony on Sept. 9, which will be part of the League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit planned for Sept. 16-18. The All-Star

Bricklayer Apprenticeships: Why YOU Should Consider It!

Posted by: MEDCO Intern: Alexa Ganzeveld on Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Our third story in the series “What’s an Apprenticeship Anyways?” brings us more information about Bricklayer Apprenticeships. Bricklayers can work within construction or maintenance work. In construction, bricklayers build walls, chimneys, fireplaces, partitions, and other structures in homes and public buildings. In maintenance work,
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