Economic Gateway http://www.lakescorridor.com Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation News RSS Feed Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:43:12 -0700 en-us 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... New homes valued up to $250,000 now eligible for Spencer Quality Housing Initiative grants http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=17178 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 On behalf of Spencer Area Jobs Trust, the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is excited to announce that new homes with total land and dwelling values up to $250,000 are now eligible for Spen... Studio 12 in Estherville hosting courses on contract law for entrepreneurs, computer programming http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=16202 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Interested in entrepreneurship, small business or computer programming? Studio 12 in Estherville has upcoming courses for you. "The Nuts & Bolts of Contract Law for Small Businesses & ... Register for Aileron at Okoboji Exploring Conscious Leadership http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=16205 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Better business starts with better leaders. If you're looking to improve your awareness level and leadership skills, then our partners at Aileron have the perfect course for you: Exploring Cons... Spencer Hospital Named One of the Nation’s Top Community Hospitals for Third Consecutive Year http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=16098 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Spencer Hospital has again been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States, earning the designation for the third consecutive year. The nation’s top h... Utilities, Iowa Lakes Corridor announce new industrial building for sale in Spirit Lake http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=15705 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa – Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, Corn Belt Power Cooperative and the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation (Corridor) today announced completion of a speculative buildi... LDI CEO: "Glad to make Dickinson County our newest location" http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=15291 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Liberty Diversified International CEO announces 100 jobs in former Polaris plant MINNEAPOLIS -- Mike Fiterman, Chairman and CEO of family-owned Liberty Diversified International (LDI), announc... Spencer Ag Center honored with Iowa Venture Award http://www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=15070 www.lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -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, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -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, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -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 Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0700 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 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 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 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 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 Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 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...