Merger is complete for economic groups
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 12:46
Officials with three North Iowa economic development groups have announced a merger which folds economic development efforts throughout Cerro Gordo County into a single public/private entity. The North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation, Mason City Economic Development Corporation and Clear Lake Economic
Development Corporation have completed a merger which results in the assimilation of the economic development efforts of Mason City, Clear Lake and Cerro Gordo County into the Corridor.
Heralding the results of an organizational alliance initiated nearly three years ago, economic development leaders from the area characterized the merger transaction as a final step in a more than decade-long effort to unite the economic development efforts of Mason City and Clear Lake, which sit only eight miles from one another and serve as regional trade centers.
“We are simply a better, more competitive product together than apart,” said Corridor President Randy Cram, who oversaw the merger as a - Read More Via e-Edition