Winter wonderland fun at the University of Okoboji Winter Games
30 Jan 2017
Places to learn = places to earnJan 30 2017
It’s the magic circle that keeps economies booming: areas with higher education available attract students who learn in-demand skills. Companies hire these grads, whose training make for a proficient, up-to-date workforce that helps businesses grow and prosper. The Lakes Corridor region is part of this charmed circle. It is...
Area Development site selection factors and Iowa: Available buildings, Construction costs, Quality of lifeJan 29 2017
Site selection and economic development publication Area Development recently published a series of articles on the top 10 site selection factors. Here’s how Iowa stacks up on factors five through one. Click here for the compete article.
Get a charge out of this: Iowa Energy Plan calls for workforce development, continued cheap powerJan 29 2017
Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds rolled out Iowa's new energy plan this morning, more than 100 pages of strategizing that is all about cheap power, renewable fuels, alternative-fuel; vehicles and workforce development. Reynolds, a Republican who led the effort to create the new energy plan, made it clear that the goal is...