Catch up on this week's Corridor news.

This Week in the Corridor

For the past few weeks, Jay Werth with Convergent Nonprofit Solutions has been meeting with business leaders throughout our region. Today we'd like to give a shout out and a big thank you to all of you who took the time to sit down with Jay and participate in our study. Your input and feedback is valuable as the Corridor looks ahead and determines how to best serve our region.  We look forward to receiving the results of the survey and learning how we can continue improving the quality of living and working in the Iowa Lakes Corridor!
Featured Real Estate

Site: Spirit Lake Shell Building
Industrial, Warehouse/Distribution
Location: 540 5th St. E.
                Spirit Lake, IA 51360
30,000 sf.
   Sale Price: 

For more information, visit  the Corridor website!
News to Know
ILEC installs one of the first electric vehicle charging stations in the area

Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative (ILEC) installed an electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the intersection of Highways 4 and 9. The goal is to promote EVs through not only the charging station, but also through incentives for charging EVs at home.

Learn more about the new charging station.

BVU earns $98K grant for AmeriCorps

Campus Compact's AmeriCorps Program awarded Buena Vista University a grant over $98,000 to continue to grow its AmeriCorps service program. A major contributor in receiving this grant is the new Education for Service Scholars program that provides tuition-free scholarships to 10 Buena Vista County students with a requirement of recipients to volunteer 300 hours annually.

Read about the grant.

M&C Anderson Pullets earn 'Way We Live' award

A Sioux Rapids farming operation received the Environmental Leader Award as well as an Iowa Farm Family 2019 Way We Live Award at the Iowa State Fair this week. Award winners are "examples of farm values derived from hard work and love for farming."

Read more about Colleen "Coke" Anderson and her honors.
Investor Spotlight
Each week, we want to feature and thank the businesses and individuals that have committed to economic development and growth in our communities. To learn more about these investors and others, visit our Business Directory !
Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint & Sports Surgeons
Sector:  Healthcare
Location: Spencer
Description: A skilled team of physicians has been providing excellence in orthopedic care to Northwest Iowa and Southwest Minnesota for more than twenty-five years. Utilizing physical therapy, open extremity MRI, and bone mineral density, they are able to offer specialized care in orthopedic surgery, total joint replacement, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, hand surgery, foot surgery, and fracture treatment.

Polaris Industries
Sector: Manufacturing
Location: Spirit Lake
Description At Polaris, making great products is not just a job - it is a way of life. That is why the creed is etched in steel at the entrance at each location. The employees are not only building and designing machines, they are also enthusiastic riders. This gives a competitive edge as they work together to make the riding experience better.

Jobs in the Iowa Lakes Corridor
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See current job openings here.

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