Economic Gateway http://www.lakescorridor.com Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation News RSS Feed Sat, 17 Nov 2018 09:40:05 -0800 en-us 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... Intern Spotlight: Mary Horger http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18113 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Mary Horger, a senior at Iowa State University, is working as a Quality Assurance Intern for Rembrandt Foods this summer. At Iowa State, Horger studies microbiology and has a minor in food safety.&nbs... Spencer Hospital to open new dialysis center http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18028 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 For more than 20 years, people in need of life-sustaining dialysis treatments have been able to receive care at the Warner Dialysis Center of Spencer Hospital, located within the hospital. In July, pa... Intern Spotlight: Shannon Clark http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=18034 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Shannon Clark of Spencer is one of the Marketing and Operations interns for Community Insurance this summer. A senior at Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa, Clark is majoring in communications wi... Intern Spotlight: Maddie Schwenneker http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=17867 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Spencer native Maddie Schwenneker is the Marketing Intern for the Clay County Fair. An Iowa State University senior, Schwenneker is majoring in communications with a Spanish minor and a business empha... Corridor Announces Hiring of Alyssa Kragelund http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=17783 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is pleased to welcome Alyssa Kragelund to their team. Originally from Anita, Iowa and a 2018 graduate of Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Kragelund... Intern Spotlight: Gracie Vatthauer http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=17784 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Gracie Vatthauer is the intern for Newsradio 1240 KICD, Big Country 107.7 & MORE 104.9, a position supported by the Spencer Area Jobs Trust Internship Program. Hailing from Wheaton, Minnesota, Vat... Intern spotlight: Landon Louscher, Farmers Bank http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=17686 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Landon Louscher is the Marketing Associate Intern at Farmers Bank in Spencer, an opportunity supported by the Spencer Area Jobs Trust program. Louscher is from Paullina, Iowa, where he has lived his w... Corridor welcomes Katie Simpson as summer assistant http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=17576 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation has added Summer Office and Events Assistant, Katie Simpson, to their team.   The daughter of Scott and Alison Simpson, and a 2017 graduate o... Miller delivers opening keynote at Heartland Economic Development Course http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=17457 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation President & CEO Kiley Miller delivered the opening keynote address at Heartland Economic Development Course in April in Blue Springs, Missouri. Heart... Iowa Lakes Corridor receives award for business retention and expansion effort http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=17344 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 DES MOINES, Iowa – The Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) honored economic development organizations from Ames, Ottumwa, Iowa Lakes Corridor, and West Central Iowa during the SMART Econo...