Economic Gateway http://www.radc.org Redwood Area Development Corporation News RSS Feed Thu, 23 Nov 2017 18:23:23 -0800 en-us State Adds 6,400 Jobs in September http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14843 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Thu, 23 Nov 4000 15:11:42 -0800 Unemployment rate drops to 3.7 percent Minnesota employers added 6,400 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Econo... Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.3 Percent in October http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14795 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell 0.4 percent in October to 3.3 percent, its lowest level in 17 years, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Emp... Schult Homes Corporation: Modular Homes Made with Care http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14137 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Schult Homes Corporation has been in the business for over 70 years, and they continue to offer the most modern conveniences to fill your future home. Modular homes have been expanding in popul... Vista Prairie at Garnette Gardens: Expert Care, Unbridled Compassion http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14140 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 One of the top senior living facilities in Redwood Falls, MN, is Vista Prairie at Garnette Gardens. The facility offers continuous care, three meals a day (plus snacks!), and a compassionate, well-... Good Samaritan is a career for a generation http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14342 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Brad Stephens began his career at Good Samaritan just one day after his sixteenth birthday. Now, 41 years later, he is the Director of Environmental Services and plans on working for Good Samaritan... Minnesota outperforms rest of country in several economic measures http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14341 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota broke through the 3 million jobs mark in June for the first time ever, according to figures by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. State employers added 9,300... Technology to Improve Patient Care http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14139 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 U.S. health care costs are expected to rise considerably in the next decade due to a number of factors, such as rising prescription drug costs and increased demand for services from aging baby boomers... GMNP IS PROUD OF RECENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVANCEMENTS, BUT KEEPING AN EYE ON THE FUTURE http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14340 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 When I took on the role of executive director for the Greater Minnesota Partnership (GMNP) four years ago, it didn’t take long to notice a few patterns when it came to discussing the challenges ... Employment and Career Services for People with Vision Loss http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14339 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you have a significant vision loss that makes it hard for you to get and keep a job, you may be eligible for counseling, training, job skills, and job placement services from State Services fo... Millennials’ Desire for Altruistic Work: Does Gender Matter? http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14338 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The findings reported in a recent blog post on Millennials’ Desire for Altruistic Work suggested that there were negligible differences in the desire for altruistic work across generat... 2017 Manufacturing Highlights http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14323 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 With 31,211 jobs at 601 establishments, manufacturing is still the largest employing industry in the 23-county Southwest Minnesota region, just ahead of health care and social assistance. It is the on... Thielen Bus Lines: First Class Traveling by Coach http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14138 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Thu, 23 Nov 2400 15:07:53 -0800 Everyone loves to get away once in awhile, but no one likes to pay too much to do so. By booking a ride with Thielen Bus Lines you get the best of both worlds. Traveling by coach (charter services ... Manufacturing Week Highlights State's Largest Industry http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14165 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 To highlight the importance of manufacturing, Governor Mark Dayton today issued a proclamation declaring the week of October 1-7, 2017 to be Minnesota Manufacturing Week. Manufacturing is the ... Red Rock Central students visit Highwater Ethanol in Lamberton http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=14052 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Thu, 23 Nov 2000 15:06:58 -0800 Eleven students from Red Rock Central High School in Lamberton traveled across town Sept. 15 to visit Highwater Ethanol to learn about renewable energy production. The students, from Grades 9-12, t... Scott-Preusse, Inc.: A Different Breed of Used Car Salespeople More Than Just Cars http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13644 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 We know. The last things you think about when someone utters the phrase “car dealership” is fun. At Scott-Preusse, Inc., though, they not only make buying a vehicle stress-free, they go ou... One year after reopening, Knott’s Corner in Lucan still going strong http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13863 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Nearly two years after a devastating fire closed Knott’s Corner Bar & Grill located on Main Street in Lucan, it reopened in August 2016 completely remodeled. After a year of determination... Heaven’s Gate Winery in Belview is 2017 Redwood County Farm Family of the Year http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13862 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Making wine is an exacting process. “We call it a labor of love,” said Bonnie Marhoun of Heaven’s Gate Winery in Belview. Bonnie, her husband, Bill, and their daughter, Bailey,... Harvest Land, Co-op Country cooperatives to become Farmward http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13861 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Harvest Land Cooperative (HLC) of Morgan and Co-op Country Farmers Elevator (CCFE) of Renville recently announced that Farmward Cooperative would be the new name of their merged companies. The name... Minnesota’s Untapped Workforce http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13859 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Like many parts of the country, Minnesota is struggling to find workers to fill a growing number of job vacancies. One potential source of workers that can help the state address its labor challenges ... Running a Child Care Business http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13858 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesotans may take point of pride on near-perfect performance in every quality of life rankingeconomic developers examine, yet Mankato’s Center for Rural Policy and Development ... Green Funerals with Redwood Valley Funeral Home (Stephens Funeral) http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13643 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Redwood Valley Funeral Home is owned and operated by Stephens Funeral, a family-run funerary service with locations around Redwood Falls, MN. Their variety of services and around-the-clock staffin... A Region-by-Region Look at Minnesota’s Economy http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13857 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In a recent story about Utah’s economy, the New York Times concluded that the biggest economic concern in the state is no longer a lack of jobs, but a lack of workers. Businesses all over the st... Laney Lu’s Boutique of Redwood Falls is in finals of the Global Boutique Awards http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13860 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 From more than 4,000 boutiques worldwide, Laney Lu’s Boutique of Redwood Falls has won the hearts of both local and global shoppers being voted into the final round of the 2017 Boutique Awards i... DEED Publishes Guide on Starting a Family Child Care Business http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13852 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Free publication created in response to state’s child care shortage ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is offering a free manual on h... State Adds 7,700 Jobs in July http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=13851 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Thu, 23 Nov 5200 15:05:54 -0800 Minnesota employers added 7,700 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).  In addition, J...