Economic Gateway http://www.lakescorridor.com Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation News RSS Feed Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:47:21 -0800 en-us Laborshed Employment Study http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20363 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Laborshed employment study to be conducted in the Iowa Lakes Corridor Region   The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation (Corridor) is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development (IWD)... Get A Lakes Life Stories http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20284 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Dailey Family: Jenni Daily and her family moved to the lakes of northwest Iowa region from western Nebraska.With countless opportunities for fun and entertainment, Jenni, a program manager at R... PDU Cables™ Announces production expansion to Estherville http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20290 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Contact:                                ... Happy New Year! http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20211 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 28 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 A new year means a fresh start and an opportunity to look forward to your goals and make resolutions for the coming year. Maybe you're looking to lose some of that weight, especially after the rec... A "Dash" of Leadership http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20157 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Let’s talk reindeer.   Can we all agree Rudolph got a bit lucky. A foggy night, a nose so bright, and, HO HO HO, you’re the most famous reindeer of all. Talent, meet timing. ... Young Professionals Spotlight: Brandon Rohrig http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20137 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Brandon Rohrig was recognized as the Young Professional of the Year at the our annual Business Recognition Luncheon on November 14th. We thought we'd talk with him about himself, the Lakes Area Yo... Northern Iowa & Southern Minnesota Wine Trail http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20151 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact Brianna Werner, MBA (507)-514-6177 | brianna.werner@keyc.com Southern Minnesota Northern Iowa Wine Trail Adventure Begins At Th... Winter Fun Photo Contest http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20012 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 We know that there are always activities available when you live in the Lakes Region of Northwest Iowa, but we need your help to show others too! Through our GetALakesLife campaign, we want to sh... Local Christmas Shopping http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=19937 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The Holidays are upon us! Christmas music can be heard everywhere you go, shopping is very much underway. Those who are really on top of things may already have all of their gifts purchased, but ... Turkey Day http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=19885 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The Thanksgiving meal is all about variety: Turkey on a platter, bread in a basket, bowls of potatoes, stuffing (Perhaps you say dressing?), green beans, and cranberry salad.   But what hol... 2018 Business Recognition Award Winners http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=19845 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation once again recognized great achievement by local businesses Wednesday at the organization’s annual Business Recognition Luncheon at the Clay Count... OEI Spotlight: Steven Brockshus http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=19444 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Steven Brockshus was a part of the 12th Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute in 2017. At the time, he pitched his company, then called Terva, to his fellow students and a panel of judges. Now, just over ... City of Spencer receives APA award http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=19647 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA –   APA-Iowa announces recipients of 2018 Iowa Planning Awards Each year, the Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-Iowa) asks its members to ... Intern Spotlight: Blake Carlson http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18812 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Blake Carlson, a 2016 Spencer High School Graduate, is a marketing and operations intern for Community Insurance this summer. A junior at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, Carlson studies public rel... Intern Spotlight: Zach Renken http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18796 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Zach Renken is a marketing intern with Bank Midwest in Spirit Lake. Renken will be a sophomore at the University of South Dakota where he has a marketing major and a finance minor.   Advice... Prepare to Launch http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18739 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is proud to offer Prepare to Launch, Northwest Iowa’s Premier Entrepreneurship Workshop. A partnership between the Corridor, local businesses and entr... Intern Spotlight: Lupe Tapia http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18741 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Lupe Tapia is the Human Resources Intern for Quality Refrigerated Services in Spencer. Originally from Harris, Iowa, Tapia will study Human Resources at Iowa Lakes Community College.  While sc... Intern Spotlight: Kaitlyn Hill http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18626 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Kaitlyn Hill is a Project Management Office intern at Rembrandt Foods. Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Hill is a senior at Iowa State University where she studies agricultural business and economics... Intern Spotlight: Jenny Klenken http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18546 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Jenny Klenken, a 2015 graduate of Spencer High School, is an intern with Williams & Company, P.C. this summer. Her position is supported through the Spencer Area Jobs Trust Internship Program. Kle... Intern Spotlight: Daylain Bastman http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18462 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Daylain Bastman of Greenville is working as the intern for Quail Construction this summer, a position supported by the Spencer Area Jobs Trust Internship Program. In the fall Bastman, a graduate of Sp... Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits announced http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18343 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 (DES MOINES) – Registration for Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits is now open. Summit attendees will collaborate with local partners on workforce solutions.   The day-long summits ar... State data shows wages increasing http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18344 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Northwest Iowa’s history of below average pay may be changing. Newly released statistics show “Laborshed” wages climbing across the Iowa Lakes Corridor region. ... Intern Spotlight: Claire Netten http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18356 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700   Claire Netten of Ankeny, Iowa is the intern with Blink Marketing in Milford. In the fall, Netten will be a senior at the University of Northern Iowa. She is a marketing major with an emp... From the CEO: Growth Requires Effort of Scores of People http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18260 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The region captured another recruitment win this month. The story began when a small business owner from outside the Iowa Lakes Corridor made what was presumably a routine stop at a Spencer establi... Intern Spotlight: Allison Carlon http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18261 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Allison Carlon of Fort Dodge is the Accounting Intern, for Iowa Lakes Regional Water this summer. A rising junior at Buena Vista University, Carlon majors in business and accounting.  When ask...