Berven selected to instruct for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program
Professor of the accounting specialist program at Iowa Lakes Community College, Lecia Berven was selected as one of seven instructors that will teach the 10,000 Small Businesses Program. Iowa is the first state to have a statewide 10,000 Small Businesses Program.
PDU Cables™ announces production expansion to Estherville
Recent growth in PDU Cables business has led Engineerd Products Company, Inc. (EPCO) to seek manufacturing capacity beyond its current facility in Minnetonka. PDU Cables President, Troy Peterson's familiarity with Estherville, has resulted in EPCO's acquiring and plan to outfit the former Pepsi building to accommodate the assembly of select PDU Cables and EPCO products.
City Council approves Jobs Trust contribution
The Spencer Area Jobs Trust recommended approval of a $9,000 grant for the creation of three new jobs in Spencer by Mill Creek Machining. This grant will assist the company in creating a second shift of workers. The City of Spencer and Spencer Municipal Utilities each contribute half of the grant.
Jobs Trust and the Mill Creek Machining grant.
State shows gains, Dickinson County remains on track for growth
27 Iowa counties have shown growth since 2010, including Dickinson County. The State Data Center from the U.S. Census Bureau has made a recent estimate on current populations, and released the change in population since the 2010 census.