Economic Gateway http://www.lakescorridor.com Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation News RSS Feed Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:25:28 -0800 en-us Spencer Ag Center honored with Iowa Venture Award http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=15070 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 West Des Moines, Iowa - The Iowa Area Development Group (IADG), on behalf of Iowa’s rural electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent telecommunication companies, honored sev... Government contracting opportunities presentation scheduled for Dec. 1 http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=14835 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The US Small Business Administration (SBA) has teamed up with America's SBDC at Iowa Lakes Community College to give an overview of governement contracting opportunities for Iowa small businesses.... From the CEO: For the holidays, a piece of the government pie http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=14836 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Government is big business. The biggest business, actually. The federal government consumed 20 percent of the Gross Domestic Product in Fiscal Year 2017, according to the US Office of Management an... List your properties on the LOIS lane http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=14645 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Kiley Miller Iowa Lakes Corridor CEO   As the designated regional partner for the Iowa Economic Development Authority and our state’s electric utilities, the Corridor has a seldom... Spencer Area Jobs Trust reimburses companies for providing internships http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=14320 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Spencer Area Jobs Trust recently reimbursed six employers for a portion of internship wages earned over the summer. The wages were reimbursed through the organization’s Internship Program... From the CEO: What legislative and policy issues matter most to you? http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13936 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It’s fall, the season of kaleidoscopic leaves, clashing football helmets … and legislative agendas?   That’s right. As bright as a homecoming queen’s smile, polishe... Iowa Lakes Corridor shares career and education opportunities during Clay County Fair http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13802 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 15 Dec 2400 15:05:37 -0800 Jobs, jobs, jobs!  Don't forget the degrees, degrees, degrees! Northwest Iowa has it all - opportunities to land a rewarding career or earn an education with benefits that last a l... From the CEO: "Other duties as assigned" http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13719 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “Other duties as assigned.” The most dangerous four words in employment. So you think you’re an accountant? Don’t forget the boss’s dry cleaning. Work in IT? That t... Learn how to make your business more accessible to persons with disabilities http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13722 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Area business owners are invited to learn how they can make their stores, shops and service areas more accessible to persons with disabilities and the general public at a community event featuring Mic... From the CEO: Job creation, community development stem from cooperation http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13606 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Kiley Miller, Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation President & CEO Teamwork and customer service. Those are the two indispensables of economic development. Which makes a particular ci... Explore careers, the ‘Lakes Life’ at Opportunities Hub during Clay County Fair http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13611 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Area employers are sending a clear message: “We’re hiring!” The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation will help share this good news during the Clay County Fair, Sept. 9-17,... Get A Lakes Life: Find opportunity, fun in the lakes of northwest Iowa http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13199 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 15 Dec 4000 15:00:53 -0800 You can find opportunities in many places, but you have to look harder to find the right combination of opportunity and fun. The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is telling folks to ... Visit the Corridor's Northwest Iowa Opportunities Hub at the Clay County Fair http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12941 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 You could be nurse pretty much anywhere. You could work in a manufacturing plant just about anywhere. And you could find a career in agriculture in many places, too. But why not explore one of... Iowa Lakes Corridor hires Carlson as summer office assistant http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12416 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is pleased to welcome Blake Carlson to its team this summer as office and events assistant. While with the Iowa Lakes Corridor, Carlson will assist s... Iowa Lakes Corridor receives $10,000 grant from Iowa Area Development Group Community Foundation http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12349 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ESTHERVILLE, Iowa – The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation received a $10,000 grant to support the Iowa Lakes Corridor’s Five by Five Campaign and encourage its replication to oth... IGL TeleConnect expands wireless service to Dickens and Terril http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12259 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 IGL TeleConnect, the area’s fastest growing internet service provider, has announced that it is now able to provide internet service in Dickens and Terril. The company is also expanding their fo... Iowa Central Community College course will help you keep customers happy http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11954 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Provide your staff skills on how to impress customers with memorable service at a Keeping your Customers at Home Customer Service Short Course to be held Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 8-10AM fr... 3 Spencer Iowa Hospital nurses honored among state's top 100 http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11956 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Local nurses Ben Armstrong, Laura Manwarren and Brenda Tiefenthaler will be honored at a celebration in Des Moines on Sunday, May 7 as three of Iowa’s 100 Great Nurses for 2017. The 100 Great... Spencer Hospital remains a leader among rural and community hospitals http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10887 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Spencer Hospital has again been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States, earning the award for the second consecutive year. The nation’s top hospitals are r... Spencer a finalist for statewide Technology Community of the Year Award http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10806 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Spencer is a finalist for the Technology Community of the Year Prometheus Award, the Technology Association of Iowa and LWBJ announced. The Prometheus Awards have recognized innovation in Iowa... Iowa ranked No. 6 best state by U.S. News & World Report http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10808 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Top-10 rankings in health care, education, opportunity and government led U.S. News & World Report to rank Iowa the No. 6 best state in the country. Iowa is No. 5 in healthcare, No. 6 in opport... Area nursing home employee enjoys quality of life found in northwest Iowa http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10617 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Northwest Iowa has a way of calling people home. Meet Melody – a perfect example. “Northwest Iowa is a great place to call home,” says Melody, who moved to the Albert City area... Student Internship Program accepting Clay County employer applications http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10487 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Clay County for-profit employers are urged to take advantage of the Spencer Area Jobs Trust's Student Internship Program once again this year. The program, in its eighth year, is a way of conne... Iowa Lakes Community College wind turbine technician program featured on NPR http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10451 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Wind turbine technician is the country's fastest-growing job and the Iowa Lakes Corridor is home to one of the leading educators in the field.  Iowa Lakes Community College has one of... Winter wonderland fun at the University of Okoboji Winter Games http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10420 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 [View the story "Winter wonderland fun at the University of Okoboji Winter Games" on Storify] ...