Occupational Employment Statistics 2017

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Minnesota Employment and Development has a Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) data tool that shows employment and typical wages by occupation and region in Minnesota. This information can help employers benchmark wages and can help job seekers and students explore careers. OES is a federal-state cooperative program between the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and state […]

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.   […]

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 […]

Olympic Sky Jump to come to Frontenac!

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Bryan Sanders, Executive Director, Friends of American Ski Jumping, presented information on the proposed Olympic ski jump to be constructed in Frontenac. Baldy at Dakota Park is currently in the fundraising phase and hopes to break ground in Spring 2017. The Project Build a 120 meter (12 story) Olympic sized large hill ski jump at […]

Lake City Facade Improvement Program

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Lake City Economic Development Authority downtown façade improvement program’s purpose is to make appropriate façade improvements to buildings in downtown Lake City in order to highlight the City’s rich architectural heritage as well as enhance the  visual appeal and vibrancy of the downtown area. The façade improvement program can only be used for exterior repairs/improvements, code violation corrections, […]