It takes a lot of energy to keep our homes and businesses comfortable, prepare meals, enjoy warm showers and wash our clothes. Black Hills Energy provides Maquoketa residents and businesses with the natural gas needed to carry out those functions. The company works to provide their product in an environmentally responsible way while also providing information and support to their customers to help them use natural gas in more energy efficient ways. From the source points of natural gas to the tens of
The mission and business model of Innovation 120representsan incredibly strong and clear focus on the future. Maquoketa native Robert Abbott leads this not-for-profit organization with a goal to promote growth and economic development in rural America. With Maquoketa as his beta test, Mr. Abbott is transforming the historic Jackson State Bank building on Main Street into a work experience and innovation hub that offers state-of-the-art technology to support the pronounced trend toward remote working.
It began as a farm shed remodel project to enable the Tammy and Dean Adrian family to process their own beef. The shed remodel grew into a small business that provides custom meatprocessingforfarmneighborsandfriends andaretailstorethatprovideslocallygrown meat to consumers. TheTADAMeatslockereastofElwoodisalocaloptionforfarmerswhohavepreviouslyfaced long wait times or had to travel great distances to get their animals into a custom locker. Consumers have a source for beef that was grown and processed