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Jasper County Economic Development Organization and WorkOne to coordinate with local employers to fill job openings during COVID-19 crisis

RENSSELAER, Ind. – Jasper County Economic Development Organization (JCEDO) and WorkOne Northwest Indiana look to aid the community, both its residents and businesses, through the trying times created by the COVID-19 Crisis. Industries deemed “essential” by state and federal governments maybe be looking to hire more employees to meet increased demand for their...

Rensselaer Town Mall Fire

RENSSELAER, Ind. – On Sunday, November 17, Downtown Rensselaer experienced great tragedy. The devastating fire, which caused damage to the buildings located between Front St and Van Rensselaer St along the south side of Kellner Blvd, displaced approx. 20 local businesses. Although this is a major loss to Rensselaer and the community throughout...

JCEDO Announces “Celebrating Industry” Events in Jasper County High Schools

RENSSELAER, Ind. –The Jasper County Economic Development Organization (JCEDO), Rensselaer Central School Corporation (RCSC), Kankakee Valley School Corporation (KVSC) and area businesses are planning trade show types of events for junior and senior students. RCSC will have their event on October 24, 2019 and KVSC will have their event on October 29, 2019 These events...

JCEDO to Host 2nd Round of Community Engagement Workshops

RENSSELAER, Ind. – Jasper County Economic Development Organization (JCEDO) will be hosting its second round of Community Engagement Workshops throughout the county over the next two months. Meetings will rotate through different communities in Jasper County and will take place in the evening. The planned workshops will cover challenges and issues facing early childhood...