May 20, 2013
Cherokee (Iowa) Area Economic Development Corporation
418 West Cedar Street, Suite B Cherokee, IA 51012
The mission of the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation is to attract and retain business and residents. Cherokee County boasts a strong diversity of businesses and a quality of life that positions the area as a Northwest Iowa economic hub. Cherokee is home to a Tyson Foods and Hy-Vee Distribution operation, as well as exciting new companies such as American Natural Soy.
The wind energy industry is thriving in the Cherokee County area with nearly 500 turbines either planned, or in operation in the area. Western Iowa Technical College provides customized training to support the alternative energy industry and other area industries. The Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation offers a professional staff and one-stop service that assures that existing businesses prosper and new business receives all available advantages.