Location Advantage

Central U.S. Location

Location Advantage

New Hampton, Iowa, is centrally located in the U.S. with major thoroughfares providing easy access to key Midwest markets and horizons beyond.  New Hampton is part of the Cedar Valley Region of Iowa.



Market Proximity Approximate Drive Time
Cedar Rapids, IA 94 2 Hours
Des Moines, IA 165 3 Hours
Madison, WI 177 4 Hours
Minneapolis, MN 190 3 1/2 Hours
Milwaukee, WI 256 5 1/2 Hours
Omaha, NE 300 5 Hours
Chicago, IL 342 6 Hours
Kansas City, MO 358 6 Hours
St. Louis, MO 440 7 1/2 Hours
Dallas, TX 912 15 Hours
Denver, CO 936 14 Hours
Source: MapQuest

Interstates and Highways

U.S. Highways 63 and 18 and Iowa Highway 24 intersect at New Hampton. New Hampton is approximately 20 miles from U.S. Highway 218/Avenue of the Saints, a four-lane, north-south corridor connecting Minneapolis-St. Paul to St. Louis.



Motor Freight

30 national and regional trucking companies serve New Hampton area businesses on a daily basis. New Hampton Transfer and Storage is a local delivery trucking company that serves Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Rail

New Hampton is served by Canadian Pacific Railway. Iowa's 130,000-mile freight transportation system includes an extensive railroad network. While rail accounts for only 3 percent of the freight network, it carries 37 percent of Iowa's freight tonnage. A great variety of commodities ranging from fresh food to textiles to optical products are moved by rail. The railroad network performs an important role in moving bulk commodities produced and consumed in the state to local processors, livestock feeders, river terminals and ports for foreign export.

Barge

New Hampton is located about 1 hour from ports located on the Mississippi River. Terminals along the river handle all types of products by barge, rail or truck. Some of the products transferred are: steel products, lumber, paper, iron ore, grain and other dry and liquid products transportation.

Air

Commercial air service is available at the Waterloo Municipal Airport just a short 45 minute drive from New Hampton. For corporate aircraft, our local businesses utilize the Charles City Municipal Airport located within 20 minutes of our community. The airport has a 4,000 foot runway to accommodate corporate jets. The New Hampton Airport has a 2,900 foot runway providing service for smaller private planes.

News

DEB EL Food Products LLC

Posted: Tue, May 21, 2019
Great afternoon meeting the owners of DEB EL Food Products LLC.  DEB EL Food Products LLC is the new company taking ownership of the former Sparboe Foods facility.  Thank you for your investment in our community!  Stay tuned for more information to be released soon.
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TRIBE Trail Lands $100,000 Grant

Posted: Thu, May 9, 2019

The TRIBE Trail's second phase is definitely a go after committee members learned last week that the Wellmark Foundation has awarded the trail a $100,000 grant.

That means the TRIBE Trail Committee has enough money to go ahead with the bidding process for Phase II of the trail that will run from Logan Street to Linn Avenue and cost about $625,000 to build.

Committee member Megan Baltes said the committee had used the Wellmark grant in its preliminary calculations on how much money it had raised so "this is really big for us to have it secured and we're very appreciative of the Wellmark Foundation's belief in our project."

Along with grants from the Iowa Department of Transportation, the Black Hawk Gaming Association, the Chickasaw County Community Foundation and Wellmark, the committee has also received about $249,000 in private donations to help fund Phase II of the trail that will eventually connect trails in Mikkelson Park and the city's west-side Industrial Park.

Because the Iowa Department of Transportation's grant comes from its Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) that is funded by federal dollars, the committee must bid out Phase II of the project.

Baltes and fellow TRIBE Trail Committee member Rick Kramer expect to bid the project in June and work will begin sometime this August and be completed by the fall.

Phase I of the TRIBE Trail runs from Mikkelson Park through the Boy Scout Playground, down Fourth Avenue and through Garnant Park and was built in the fall of 2017.

Article courtesy of: Bob Fenske, editor@nhtrib.com
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Summer Employment Opportunities for College Students

Posted: Tue, May 7, 2019
Summer Employment Opportunities for College Students

Leisuretime Golf Cars -  Sales Representative.  This position would require a person with an outgoing personality that is engaging.  It would be a commission based part time position.  Please contact Nick Noehl at Leisuretime 641-394-3944.
 
Linn Haven Rehab & Healthcare - Housekeeping, Laundry, Dietary Department and Certified Nursing Assistants.  They will hire for summer help in all areas.  Please apply at Linn Haven (530 S. Linn Ave). 

New Hampton Transfer and Storage - Warehouse and office position.  Please apply at NH Transfer (1970 North Linn Ave) or email info@nhwarehouse.com and they can email you an application.

NH Nursing & Rehab - Part-time dietary aide.  Must be 16 years of age.  Email Lori Hanson (lhanson@nhnursingandrehabcenter.com) for more information or stop in at the Nursing home for an application.

NH Park and Rec - Job applications available at their office. Various positions. Please fill out an application and drop it off at the Park and Rec office or call 641-394-5464.

Milkhouse Candles - Full-time production floor positions available.  (Must be 18) Come work with an amazing team and go home smelling good everyday!  Hours are Monday-Friday, 7-3.  Please apply at:  http://www.milkhousecandles.com/team

Croell, Inc. - Dump Truck Drivers.  Full time position.  Requires a Class B CDL.  This position is a traveling position, typically Monday thru Friday.  To apply, please contact Jordan at 641-394-6789 or apply online at www.croell.com/careers/positions

Five Star Coop - Part-time help this summer at the Hardware Store.
The positions available are Warehouse Assistant and Retail Associate.  After school hours until 6:00 pm, and rotating Saturdays 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  More hours available during the summer.
Competitive wages; Candidates can apply in person at Five Star Cooperative Hardware, or online at https://www.fivestarcoop.com/Careers

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