News & Events

Call for Nominations

Friday, March 15, 2019

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...
February 2019 Quarterly Meeting

Friday, March 01, 2019

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 lot from the...
Internships...and a Corridor Opportunity

Friday, February 15, 2019

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...
Get A Lakes Life Stories

Thursday, January 10, 2019

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,...
PDU Cables™ Announces production expansion to Estherville

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Contact:                                                                                                              Troy Peterson, President, PDU Cables (612) 819-1927,   PDU Cables™ Announces production expansion to Estherville, Iowa.      MINNETONKA – December 27, 2018 - Recent growth in PDU...
Happy New Year!

Friday, December 28, 2018

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...
A "Dash" of Leadership

Friday, December 21, 2018

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...
Young Professionals Spotlight: Brandon Rohrig

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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...
Winter Fun Photo Contest

Friday, December 07, 2018

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...
Local Christmas Shopping

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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...
Turkey Day

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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,...
From the CEO: "Other duties as assigned"

Friday, September 08, 2017

“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...
Young Professionals Spotlight: Brad Jungers

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

We are rockin’ and rollin’ on these spotlights, and they’re getting lots of good attention. So, thank you for all your “likes” and “shares” each...
Young Professionals Spotlight: Brad Veit

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Our first Young Professionals event took place last Friday..and it was a HIT! YPs came out of the woodwork for a chance to meet others...
Young Professionals Spotlight: Elissa Barrick

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Young Professionals, round 5. Do fights (or anything) go into the fifth round? My lack of boxing knowledge is just plain embarrassing. Thankfully, this series...
Young Professionals Spotlight: Amanda Doar

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

It’s Wednesday; you know what that means – YP Spotlight time! As many of you heard, the Corridor has started a Young Professionals Spotlight series...
Young Professionals Spotlight: Studio.1328

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Young professionals in the Corridor region are on the rise. Being one of these individuals, myself, the Corridor believes it is important to highlight all...
Little Mavs Reaches its Six Month Milestone

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I’m beginning to wonder if we’ll ever get out of these freezing temperatures. On a warmer note, I had a wonderful discussion...
Internship Opportunities Galore!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Well, it’s about that time again…internship season. Students everywhere are beginning to look for and secure internships. We have some awesome services for everyone to...
Winter Blues? No Way!

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Can you believe we only have a week left of January? I swear the older I get the faster time goes; I can’t imagine how...
Are YOU Prepared to Launch?

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Are YOU prepared to launch? I’m guessing some of you are reading this with a very confused look on your face; rightfully so. Prepare to Launch,...
Gift Guide: Numero 3

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Cool Catz Pottery Studio Take it from me; this place rocks! I’ve made both my parents a masterpiece, if you will, throughout my time in college....
Made in the Corridor: Gift Guide

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

It’s round 2, ladies and gents… Sorry for not posting last week; I was a little under the weather. That being said, I hope all...
Get Involved with the Corridor

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Today’s post covers a topic that is near & dear to my heart. I know that to some of you, volunteering can come with loaded...
Updates! Dream Big Grow Here

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

This post will be short, sweet & to the point. We have a few updates to share with you regarding our annual Dream Big Grow...
My JA Experience: One and Counting

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

When Brian Dalziel of the Iowa Lakes Corridor asked me to be a Junior Achievement volunteer this year, I probably looked at him very dazed...
Corridor Gift Guide: 2013 Style

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

This year’s Corridor Gift Guide will be taking a different form. What previously was printed and distributed each year will now be posted on our...
Vote Now!

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

As many of you have heard/read/seen, what have you, the Iowa Lakes Corridor’s annual Dream Big Grow Here competition is currently underway. For the last...
5 Tips to Landing a Job in the Corridor Region

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Thinking about working in the Corridor Region? Job searching, resume-building, interviewing – whatever it may be, it’s probably scary to you no matter how familiar...
The Fair is Over; Now What?

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Fair is Over: Now What? Now that the fair has come to an end, what do we do now? As much I as hate to admit...
Innovation Pavilion, Round 2

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Clay County Fair is underway! Which means the Innovation Pavilion is a movin’ and a shakin’. This is the Corridor’s second year sponsoring this event &...
A Frightening Future

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

As a recent graduate, the world of economic development meant something very simple to me; develop the economy (for lack of better words), in whatever...
Hello, Corridor Region - I'm Alexa

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

      Hello, everyone! My name is Alexa Guessford, and I am the new Communications & Events Coordinator at the Iowa Lakes Corridor.  Chances are, you’ve...


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