Are you struggling with how to transfer your farm business to the next generation? The University of Minnesota, Extension, SCORE, Region Nine Development Commission, and Blue Earth County FSA are pleased to invite you to attend a practical and in-depth workshop on farm transition and estate planning. This five- hour workshop covers topics including:  Farm […]

Access to high-speed internet is essential to the development of the regional economy and quality of life in south central Minnesota. While there are many challenges, some have broken through the barriers to achieve success. But is it enough? Region Nine Development Commission is hosting the Connect Rural Broadband Summit to assess the challenges, share […]

Each year, the Area Transportation Partnership solicits, reviews and prioritizes projects that seek federal aid highway, state highway, and federal transit sources of funding. The ATP-7 in MnDOT District 7 recently completed their draft four-year program totaling around $340 million for public review.  MnDOT is hosting an open house to gather input from community members […]

Business Storytelling: Passing Fad or Here to Stay? Learn how recent research in neuroscience has made storytelling one of the biggest buzzwords in the business world. Explore why organizations should tell stories and what kind of stories are the best. Discover why the most important story isn’t about your organization at all, and how the […]