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June 19, 2017

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Keeping healthcare healthy
How do hospitals keep enough nursing staff on board 24/7/365 so patients stay safe and well cared for? With technology-driven medicine, a human needs to monitor all those pieces of beeping equipment and flashing screens. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, hospitals that struggle to keep enough nurses...
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June 12, 2017

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Everything old is new again
Old-time iron works produced cast iron for fences, furniture and factories. They were at the cutting edge of industrial technology a century ago. What would an old-fashioned iron works produce today? Modern machine shops, the current version of yesterday’s iron works, work with all types of metals. Computers and robots control...
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June 05, 2017

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Outdoor life brings all-over fitness
Scientists repeatedly have proven that physical activity in the outdoors provides a host of benefits, from better sleep to stronger social ties, from reduced stress to higher self-esteem. That might explain the balanced quality of life in the Lakes Corridor area of Iowa. Choices for outdoor recreation are everywhere. Swimming, boating...
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May 31, 2017

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Iowa Lakes Corridor hires Carlson as summer office assistant
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 staff with planning and managing events, including the Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute in August and the organization’s presence at the Clay...
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May 29, 2017

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That’s a B-I-G warehouse
Can you picture warehouse space that’s almost 2.3 acres in size? Vander Haags has over 100,000 square feet dedicated to its truck used parts. It’s a town of used parts. That’s the size of 9/10 the area of a city block in New York City. If it was a nightclub, you...
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May 25, 2017

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Iowa Lakes Corridor receives $10,000 grant from Iowa Area Development Group Community Foundation
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 other communities in Iowa. The grant was awarded through the Iowa Area Development Group Foundation’s (IADGCF) Partners in Progress program. IADGCF launched the...
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May 22, 2017

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Racing with confidence
The only things that keep racing cars connected to the earth as they fly over the speedway are their wheels. The right set of wheels, aligned correctly, gives the driver reliable tire grip. The more surface area they have, the more stable the car. Racers whipping around tight curves rely on...
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May 22, 2017

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IGL TeleConnect expands wireless service to Dickens and Terril
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 footprint into Sioux Rapids with additional equipment and will erect another tower in Spencer to better serve the increasing demand...
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