Career Fair 2017

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The Lake City EDA and the Chamber of Commerce partnered on a STEM Career Fair today for grades 7 – 12 at Lincoln High School. We had 12 participating organizations all either from Lake City or who work closely with Lake City businesses. The participants represented manufacturing, health care, architecture, engineering, and natural sciences.   […]

Minnesota Emerging Entrepreneur Loan Program

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Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA) has been designated a lending agency for the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Emerging Entrepreneur Loan Program through its Microenterprise Fund (MEF). Microloans are designed for start-up, newly established, or growing business. Funds will be made available to qualifying entrepreneurs based on established loan fund procedures. Funds […]

Population Pyramids

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A population pyramid can help us identify future needs based on population density by age. Assuming static in- and out-migration, we can use this data to predict needs for city and other resident services. Consider that in 5 years, the 0 – 5 year old age group will be 5 – 10 years old and […]

Tom Dwelle

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  Tom Dwelle Director Tom Dwelle is a life-long resident of Lake City and is currently is a Sales Manager for HBC, Inc., and a licensed real estate agent with Keller Williams Premier Realty. In the past Tom has served on the City Council, as a Wabasha County Commissioner and other boards and commissions, including […]

Phil Gartner

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  Phil Gartner Director Gartner has provided legal services in Lake City and the surrounding area for more than 50 years, spending a great deal of his time in Real Estate, Estate Planning, preparation of Wills and Trusts and Probate procedures. Between 1972 and 2009 he served as City Attorney for Lake City. Between 1966 […]