Economic Gateway http://lakescorridor.com Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation News RSS Feed Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:21:31 -0700 en-us Spencer Area Jobs Trust reimburses companies for providing internships http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=14320 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13936 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13802 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Sat, 21 Oct 2400 15:05:37 -0800 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... Pristine lakes, fine fishing http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13015 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 "If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." ~Doug Larson If you want to focus on the important things of life, look no fur... From the CEO: "Other duties as assigned" http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13719 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “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 t... Learn how to make your business more accessible to persons with disabilities http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13722 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Area business owners are invited to learn how they can make their stores, shops and service areas more accessible to persons with disabilities and the general public at a community event featuring Mic... A cherished family tradition http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13017 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Sat, 21 Oct 8400 15:04:50 -0800 County fairs are a fantastic family-friendly tradition. Year after year, they bring communities together for competitions, entertainment, food and festivities. The first modern Clay County Fair in ... From the CEO: Job creation, community development stem from cooperation http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13606 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Kiley Miller, Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation President & CEO Teamwork and customer service. Those are the two indispensables of economic development. Which makes a particular ci... Explore careers, the ‘Lakes Life’ at Opportunities Hub during Clay County Fair http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13611 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Area employers are sending a clear message: “We’re hiring!” The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation will help share this good news during the Clay County Fair, Sept. 9-17,... Come home to the fair http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13016 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The first Clay County Fair Association was organized in 1917, which means the “The World’s Greatest County Fair” celebrates its centennial this year, September 9-17. Spencer, Iowa... I’ll see you at the fair. http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13018 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 County fairs give residents a chance to step back to a slower time, when people made their own entertainment. These fairs contribute to the local economy, but experts say their biggest benefit is comm... Bike to Boji http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13013 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There’s nothing quite like hitting the open road on a motorcycle. The thrill of the ride tends to melt away everyday anxiety, allowing people to experience a rare sense of freedom. There&rsqu... Come sail away http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13014 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Have you ever noticed that being around a body of water can help you feel calmer? There's a whole body of research suggesting water brings on "Blue Mind," a meditative state of peacefuln... What do you do? http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12770 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Sat, 21 Oct 4400 15:01:48 -0800 Begun in 1992, Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation, ILCDC brought together Clay and Dickinson counties with the goal of fostering, aiding and assisting the growth of the local economy. Since t... Working Together to Grow a Region http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12769 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many rural areas of the country face tough economic times. The ones that make the most headway have formed collaborative groups. Working together, they can raise awareness, innovate and get companies ... Get A Lakes Life: Find opportunity, fun in the lakes of northwest Iowa http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=13199 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Sat, 21 Oct 4000 15:00:53 -0800 You can find opportunities in many places, but you have to look harder to find the right combination of opportunity and fun. The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is telling folks to ... Visit the Corridor's Northwest Iowa Opportunities Hub at the Clay County Fair http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12941 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 You could be nurse pretty much anywhere. You could work in a manufacturing plant just about anywhere. And you could find a career in agriculture in many places, too. But why not explore one of... Iowa Lakes Corridor hires Carlson as summer office assistant http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12416 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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 s... Iowa Lakes Corridor receives $10,000 grant from Iowa Area Development Group Community Foundation http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12349 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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 oth... IGL TeleConnect expands wireless service to Dickens and Terril http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12259 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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 fo... Iowa Central Community College course will help you keep customers happy http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11954 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Provide your staff skills on how to impress customers with memorable service at a Keeping your Customers at Home Customer Service Short Course to be held Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 8-10AM fr... 3 Spencer Iowa Hospital nurses honored among state's top 100 http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11956 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Local nurses Ben Armstrong, Laura Manwarren and Brenda Tiefenthaler will be honored at a celebration in Des Moines on Sunday, May 7 as three of Iowa’s 100 Great Nurses for 2017. The 100 Great... Spencer Hospital remains a leader among rural and community hospitals http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10887 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Spencer Hospital has again been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States, earning the award for the second consecutive year. The nation’s top hospitals are r... Spencer a finalist for statewide Technology Community of the Year Award http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10806 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Spencer is a finalist for the Technology Community of the Year Prometheus Award, the Technology Association of Iowa and LWBJ announced. The Prometheus Awards have recognized innovation in Iowa... Iowa ranked No. 6 best state by U.S. News & World Report http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=10808 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Top-10 rankings in health care, education, opportunity and government led U.S. News & World Report to rank Iowa the No. 6 best state in the country. Iowa is No. 5 in healthcare, No. 6 in opport...