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Redwood County site is an Opportunity Zone

Friday, August 10, 2018

Gov. Mark Dayton recently recommended to the U.S. Department of Treasury 128 low-income census tracts in Minnesota to be designated as Opportunity Zones. Among them is...
Making Minnesota greater again (and again)

Friday, July 27, 2018

The state's 10 regional development organizations have been helping to guide planning for 50 years. They're also keeping up with the times and providing a...
Minnesota solar market surges

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Minnesota’s solar market grew significantly in the first quarter, adding 105 megawatts of power, the fifth most among states during that time, according to data...
MTO Open for Business in New Global Locations

Monday, July 16, 2018

The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) has opened seven international representative locations to provide export promotion and assistance to Minnesota companies selling goods and services globally...
State Gains 10,200 Jobs in May

Friday, July 13, 2018

Unemployment rate drops to 3.1 percent ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 10,200 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department...
Vesta: Choosing a Charming Small Town Life

Friday, June 22, 2018

The trend of “brain drain” where young people move from rural to urban areas is slowly starting to reverse itself. People in their 30s-50s have...
Altimate Medical acquires Activeaid

Monday, May 14, 2018

Altimate Medical, Inc. has acquired Activeaid, Inc., as of May 1, 2018. Altimate Medical and Activeaid have shared synergies in the marketplace, and both product portfolios...
Job Training Incentive Program funds

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

We are getting low on Job Training Incentive Program funds. We have about $180,000 remaining for FY18. As such, any businesses that are interested in...
State Gains 2,900 Jobs in March

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Minnesota employers added 2,900 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).  DEED added...
Renville Hosting Career Expo

Thursday, April 05, 2018

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...
Importance of dental health

Monday, March 26, 2018

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...
Minnesota Workers Get a Raise

Thursday, March 22, 2018

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...
Updated DEED Business Guide Now Available

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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...
Quality living options for seniors

Monday, March 19, 2018

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,...
Faith-based education

Monday, March 12, 2018

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...
Preparing students for the future

Monday, March 05, 2018

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...
Encouraging extracurricular activities

Monday, February 26, 2018

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...
An award-winning school

Monday, February 19, 2018

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...
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Redwood County offers industrial park sites, excellent transportation corridors, 94.7 miles of railroad track, a regional airport located in Redwood Falls, and excellent health care facilities across our county including the North Memorial Air Care Helicopter Ambulance located at the Redwood Fall Airport.

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