Economic Gateway http://www.lakescorridor.com Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation News RSS Feed Fri, 24 May 2019 02:34:43 -0700 en-us Lighthouse Summer Concert Series http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20890 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700   Contact: Lee Dutfield                                              &nbs... Miller named Consultant Connect Top 50 Economic Developers of 2019 http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20876 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Mon, 13 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Contact: Carla Sones Consultant Connect PO Box 50664 Kalamazoo, MI 49005 269.207.4982 carla@con... Round Lake Vineyards & Winery Updates http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20850 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Round Lake Vineyards & Winery Wins Double Gold and Goes 6 for 6 in 2019 International Wine Competition   Result are in for the 2019 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition (FLIWC) ... Workforce Resources 101: Federal Bonding Program http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20705 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 What is it? The Federal Bonding Program provides a business insurance policy to protect employers who hire "at-risk" individuals that can be hard-to-place in the workforce. This fidelity ... Call for Nominations http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20632 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The nominating committee of the Iowa Lakes Corridor Board of Directors invites members to submit names of possible candidates for board seats from Dickinson and Emmet counties. ... Spirit Lake ranks #41 for Most Dynamic Micropolitan http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20585 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Walton Family Foundation recently released the Most Dynamic Micropolitans Index ranking 531 micropolitan areas throughout the United States. Ranking at #41, Spirit Lake was the lone Iowa micropoli... February 2019 Quarterly Meeting http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20574 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Thank you to everyone who attended Wednesday's Quarterly Investor Meeting at the beautiful new Majestic Pavilion in Arnolds Park! Turnout was great and the audience learned a&n... Internships...and a Corridor Opportunity http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20494 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Young talent. High energy. New ideas. There’s one way to find it all: Interns.   If you’re company is looking to hire a high school or college intern this summer, let the Corrid... 2019 Corridor legislative agenda prioritizes workforce, water quality http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20461 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation debuted its priorities for the 2019 legislative session Wednesday, February 6th in Des Moines.   The Corridor was one of dozens of econo... Additional Opportunities to Apply for Registered Apprenticeship Funding http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=20409 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800   ... 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...