Iowa Lakes Corridor offering training on diversity and inclusion
Not sure about how a diverse workforce will affect your business? By attending the Diversity and Inclusion workshop on June 12, attendees will learn the value of having and keeping a diverse workforce. Businesses are already seeing an increase of diversity.
Building Trades Career Pathways employer focus group
Join in on a conversation about workforce needs and how to create a pipeline of talent into the workforce by highlighting pathways into various building trades careers.
Microdistillery, big plans
Century Farms Distillery in Spencer has released the first product to Spencer shelves and has plans for more. Ryan and Amanda Bare have been working on making their hobby a business by transforming the former International Harvester dealership into a distillery.
State housing boss pledges help
Director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority Debi Durham visited Storm Lake to listen to housing concerns. Though Durham emphasized that she is not able to save a community, she will work to help the communities that have demonstrated a need.