Economic Gateway http://lakescorridor.com Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation News RSS Feed Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:00:31 -0700 en-us Keeping healthcare healthy http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12135 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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 a... Everything old is new again http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12134 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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? ... Outdoor life brings all-over fitness http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12133 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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 migh... 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... That’s a B-I-G warehouse http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11788 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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... 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... Racing with confidence http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11787 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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 s... 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... Less maintenance with a new home http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11786 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In the market for a new home? You have a choice, new construction or a home with a history. An old Victorian might look charming, but for many families, a new home wins out hands down. Maintenance ... Joy at Storm Lake http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11785 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Good Life means a balanced life. It’s the chance to relax with friends and family, enjoy hobbies and spend time in the outdoors. According to long-time residents of the Iowa Lakes Corrido... Spencer travels back by going upstairs http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12222 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many in Spencer are familiar with the mainstay businesses of Spencer's downtown district. Despite being familiar with what occupies the ground floor, many people have never had the chance to see w... Spencer Chiropractic & Wellness Center Receives 2 awards at ICS Convention http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12223 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 On April 21-23, the Iowa Chiropractic Society held its annual convention in Des Moines. Spencer Chiropractic & Wellness Center was pleased to have two of their doctors receive awards. Dr. Lee M... Local women complete Women Managing Crops program http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12224 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ESTHERVILLE — Fourteen women successfully completed the four-week course, Women Managing Crops, offered this spring in Graettinger by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This course... Iowa Lakes receives Green award http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12229 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Iowa Lakes Community College received word that it has been designated as a 2017 U.S. Department of Education Postsecondary Sustainability Awardee. Iowa Lakes is the only educational institution ... 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 a 'best small town to visit' http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12225 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The city of Spencer was recently featured as one of 20 "Best Small Towns to Visit" on Smithsonian.com for its sixth annual list showcasing exciting places to travel each year. Smithsonian.co... 3 of Iowa’s 100 Great Nurses of 2017 serve the area http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12226 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 as three of Iowa’s 100 Great Nurses for 2017. The 100 Great Iowa N... Ambassadors help cut ribbon, celebrate anniversaries http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12227 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A combined Spencer Chamber Business Before Hours in The Merrill Company offices hosted by The Arnold Motor Company and Midstates Builders celebrated the collaboration between the entities resulting in... IOWA IS THE EASIEST STATE TO BUY RENEWABLE ENERGY http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12218 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The state of Iowa is the easiest location for companies to purchase renewable energy, according to a new article in Chief Executive. The magazine writes: Iowa leads in this category because... Hometown fun http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11784 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you love small town fairs? Does the thought of sack races, smores, music in the town center and a parade turn you giddy with delight? They are not a thing of the past. In fact, festivals are thrivi... Ready, Set Grow! Learning Center Awarded Funds from Alceco http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12228 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ALBERT CITY, IOWA - The Ready, Set, Grow! Learning Center in Alta was recently awarded matching grants from Alceco, a farmer-owned cooperative, and the Land O’ Lakes Foundation. The organizat... Faster is better online http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=11042 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Just about every commercial enterprise today relies on communication via the internet. The faster businesses can upload and download, surf and research, the more competitive they are. How fast is f... BRANSTAD, REYNOLDS KICK OFF YEAR OF MANUFACTURING TO ENCOURAGE GROWTH OF MANUFACTURING IN IOWA http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12216 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Branstad, Reynolds kick off Year of Manufacturing to encourage growth of manufacturing in Iowa. Administration sets goal of increasing manufacturing GDP $3 billion in 5 years. DES MOINES &n... Iowa’s Governor Officially Launches ‘Year of Manufacturing’ Initiative http://lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events/?item=12219 lakescorridor.com/ilcdc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and a host of other Iowa governmental and business leaders have unveiled a plan to boost Iowa factories during a “Year of Manufacturing.” ...