Economic Gateway http://www.radc.org Redwood Area Development Corporation News RSS Feed Thu, 19 Apr 2018 02:23:51 -0700 en-us Redwood Area Hospital honored by patient, athenahealth, Inc. http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16562 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Standing in the waiting room area near the emergency room at the Redwood Area Hospital, Craig and Cindy LaBrie talked about the life-saving efforts performed by the Redwood Area Hospital. They are ... Belview residents, businesses answer call to raise funds for Parkview facility in a matter of hours http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16561 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The City of Belview is a community made up of just a few hundred residents. However, those who call the Redwood County town home have demonstrated they are committed to making Belview the best it c... Redwood Area Hospital occupational therapist earns credential as expert in upper limb rehab http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16560 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The loss of hand function through injury or disease can devastate lives. The certified hand therapist (CHT) credential offers assurance to the public that the therapist treating them has achieved t... New Minnesota USDA rural development director focused on improving quality of life http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16559 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Brad Finstad understands rural Minnesota. Having grown up in that setting and served in various capacities related to rural Minnesota in both the public and private sector, Finstad has a handle on ... Renville Hosting Career Expo http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16860 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The United States has been experiencing a “skills gap.” In the first quarter of 2017, the National Federation of Independent Business found that 45 percent of small businesses couldn&rsquo... Geronimo Energy moving ahead with plans for wind farm in southwest Minnesota http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16558 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If all goes as planned the landscape of southwest Redwood County could look quite a bit different in a couple of years. By that time, a project known as Plum Creek Wind Farm could be up and running... Redwood County Pheasants Forever banquet funds making a difference, 2018 event March 17 http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16557 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Scattered throughout Redwood County are a number of dedicated pieces of land that have been established as food plots for animals, such as deer and pheasants. According to Jeff Zajac, Minnesota Dep... Interest for Redwood Valley High School robotics program continues to grow http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16556 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The issue: Demand for programs that feature science, technology, engineering and math are on the rose Local impact: School district is implementing activities, such as robotics, to offer ... Minnesota solar energy employment up almost 50 percent in 2017 http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16555 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 19 Apr 3200 15:22:39 -0800 Minnesota bucked the national trend in solar energy employment in 2017, posting the second highest job growth by state. Nationwide, U.S. solar energy industry employment fell by 4 percent or 9,800 ... Formula for Success: Minnesota Biotech & Life Sciences http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16554 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A University of Minnesota spinout company is working to develop an artificial liver that could dramatically reduce the number of patients who die waiting for a liver transplant. Another Minnesota comp... Agricultural Business Feeds Minnesota's Economic Bottom Line http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16553 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Agriculture and food production is a major staple of the Minnesota economy Minnesota’s early economy was built on fur trading and farming, with flour being an early commodity. While the state... State report: Minnesota needs immigrants to fill jobs and maintain economic growth http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16552 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Goodwill and compassion aside, Minnesota needs more immigrants to fill job vacancies, sustain economic growth and expand the labor market, which has been shrinking over the years as baby boomers conti... Importance of dental health http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16321 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Did you know that 75 percent of Americans suffer from some stage of gum disease? Swollen, tender and bleeding gums are some of the early stage symptoms. Good dental hygiene is the best form of prevent... With Interest – Minnesota's Financial Services Growth Spurt http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16551 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Strong financial services yield innovative new companies The financial services sector has long been an anchor of the Minnesota economy, and the banking and asset management firms the state has are... Minnesota ranked as having best average credit rating in nation http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16550 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesotans' noted Midwestern work ethic apparently extends to personal finance. The consumer and business credit rating agency Experian said in its State of Credit report for 2017 th... Minnesota Workers Get a Raise http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16549 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 While Minnesota’s labor market has been getting tighter for several years, one expected outcome of that trend has been late to emerge – wage growth.  But a story by Dave Senf in th... Innovative Career Services Available at Minnesota WorkForce Centers http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16548 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota WorkForce Centers continue to improve services for career seekers across the state. While the WorkForce Centers are known for workshops on job search, the MinnesotaWorks.net job bo... Updated DEED Business Guide Now Available http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16547 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 19 Apr 9200 15:21:52 -0800 Thirty-sixth edition covers major issues faced by people who start businesses ST. PAUL – The 2018 edition of “A Guide to Starting a Business in Minnesota” is now available fr... Quality living options for seniors http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16320 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 19 Apr 2800 15:21:44 -0800 Senior living options are improving all the time. Quality assisted and independent living facilities offer older adults an improved quality of life by increasing safety, decreasing stress and providin... Faith-based education http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16319 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 One recent study shows that students in faith-based schools do better academically than their peers in charter and public schools. This may be due to the higher performance expectations in religious s... New Health Enhancement Centers is open in Wabasso http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16346 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 19 Apr 9600 15:20:40 -0800 Access to heath care in rural Minnesota is an issue faced by many. HEC - The Health Enhancement Centers opened in mid December 2017 to offer accessible health care to residents of Wabasso and the s... Preparing students for the future http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16318 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Redwood Area Schools in Redwood Falls is a progressive district in southwestern Minnesota with a stated purpose of preparing students to be college and career ready. The district serves about 1,100 st... Encouraging extracurricular activities http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=15967 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Research has shown that students who participate in extracurricular activities tend to do better than other students in a number of areas, including grades, attendance and graduation rates. The cur... An award-winning school http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=15966 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A quality education doesn’t just lay the foundation for an individual child’s future success. Research indicates that education can improve the overall economy, by increasing innovation an... Grants Available to Help Employers Develop Apprenticeships http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=16086 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 19 Apr 8800 15:18:50 -0800 Employers are invited to apply for the Minnesota Apprenticeship Initiative (MAI) grant to help them create or expand registered apprenticeship programs in advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health c...