Economic Gateway http://www.radc.org Redwood Area Development Corporation News RSS Feed Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:43:54 -0800 en-us Redwood Area Concert Association announces the 2018-19 performers http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18910 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Redwood Area Concert Association is pleased to announce its concert series schedule for the 2018-19 season and the start of membership sales as of Aug. 22. The concert season will begin Oct. 1,... Carris Health to serve in interim management role for Redwood Area Hospital through 2018 http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18909 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 During its July 17 meeting, the Redwood Falls City Council approved the transfer agreement of the Redwood Area Hospital to Carris Health effective as of Jan. 1, 2019. While there are still some mon... Ruprecht’s Meat Market is now open in Wabasso http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18908 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Chad Ruprecht is a business owner for the second time. Ruprecht’s Meat Market in Wabasso, which offers a variety of retail meat sales and custom processing, is open for business and is locate... Small Businesses are a Big Deal http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=19096 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 As described in last month’s blog post, Southwest Minnesota was home to nearly 27,200 nonemployer establishments in 2016. In addition to being a source of employment and personal income, these b... RADC Offers Grant Writing Expertise http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=19080 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Nonprofits and small municipalities often rely on grant funding to accomplish their missions and keep up with important infrastructure and public works projects. Since 1990, the Redwood Area Develo... Hoppkes are new owners of Dari King in Redwood Falls http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=19008 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Dari King has been an establishment in Redwood Falls for generations. Previous to the Dari King name it was the Dairy Freeze until being purchased and rebranded by the Brakken family. After near... Fun With Statistics http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18951 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Recently released data from the Census Bureau shows that the population in Minnesota has increased by 51,556 people in the last year and has experienced a growth rate of 5.1 percent since 2010 wi... Physical therapy services now provided at HEC in Wabasso http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18511 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 To meet the need of access to health care in rural Minnesota, Health Care Enhancement Centers in Wabasso now offers physical therapy to meet the needs of Wabasso and the surrounding community. Jeny... Baune’s Catering has your event covered http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18510 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The most in-demand caterer in the area is Baune’s Catering in Wabasso. Local businessman and entrepreneur Brian Baune has taken his parents’ successful cafe business in a different dire... Kohls-Weelborg sales representative, Joel Read, sells vehicle number 5,000 http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18509 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In September 1991, Joel Read began working as the shop foreman at the Ford Dealership in Redwood Falls. Just three years later, he would move into a new role. “In 1994 Ron (Kohls) asked me... Preserving Belview’s Historic Odeon Hall http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18806 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 “Preservation is simply having the good sense to hold on to things that are well designed, that link us to our past in a meaningful way, and that have plenty of good use left in them.” ~Ri... Christensen Farms donates $25,000 to 11 food shelf groups throughout the midwest http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18508 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 During the week of June 10, Christensen Farms, one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the country, donated a total of $25,000 to food banks across the midwest. The organization collabora... Flooded fields and saturated soil conditions impacting area’s crops http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18507 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Flooding, ponding and saturated soils continue to impact crops across southwestern and south central Minnesota. Intense rains, ranging from six to eight inches or more in several counties in southwest... Serenity Suites in Wabasso officially opens http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18506 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A dedicated group from the community of Wabasso has spent years working on the idea of an assisted living project, and after much work and dedication that effort has finally paid off. Serenity Suit... Minnesota solar market surges http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18505 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 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 released. Minnesota has total ... Minnesota named third best state for summer road trips http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18504 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Safety helps make Minnesota one of the best states in the U.S. to take a drive. When the orange construction cones come out, Minnesotans know it’s time to hit the road. Luckily, we live in... In a tight labor market, Minnesota employers look to an under-utilized labor pool: workers with disabilities http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18503 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 On the main floor of the Minneapolis-based Minnesota Diversified Industries (MDI), Karen Howson is busy arranging piles of flat plastic sheets and transferring them to a nearby production li... This Minnesota Startup Built a National Directory for Women-Owned Businesses http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18502 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 MAIA launched earlier this year with a straightforward, single-minded goal: to compile a huge list of women-owned businesses and turn it into an easily-searchable online directory. By developing a ... Redwood County site is an Opportunity Zone http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18271 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 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 a parcel of land located in R... Workplace diversity program to be held June 22 in Franklin http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18270 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 “Companies that demonstrate inclusive cultures and have a diverse workforce, on average, see 39 percent higher customer service satisfaction, 22 percent higher productivity, higher profitability... Everything You Need to Know About Minnesota’s Startup Incubators and Accelerators http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18501 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Getting a startup off the ground is hard work, but incubators and accelerators are there to help. They provide early-stage companies with essential resources such as a workspace, mentorship, and often... $1.4 million for EV fast chargers available from MPCA http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18570 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 On July 5, the MPCAreleased a request for proposal (RFP) for electric-vehicle (EV) charging stations using Volkswagen settlement funds. The purpose of the grant is to reduce air polluti... Echo Bottle Rockets childcare program set to open http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18269 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 ECHO Bottle Rockets Child Care is almost ready to take off, and the center’s staff can’t wait to get going. In the last several weeks, they have been busy at work assembling new cribs, ... More MN workplaces offering 'Summer Fridays' http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18500 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 According to a recent survey more than 40 percent of employees will get out of work early or may not even have to work at all on Fridays during the summer. MINNEAPOLIS - Companies are working hard ... First State, Peoples State banks sign agreement to merge with Minnwest http://www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events/?item=18268 www.radc.org/radc/news-&-events Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Minnwest Bank and First State Bank and Peoples State Bank of South Dakota recently announced the signing of an agreement to merge. Completion of the transaction, which is currently expected to occur i...