Entries by Region Nine

RNDC receives national Impact Award of 2019 by NADO

WASHINGTON (KEYC) — The Region Nine Development Commission (RNDC) has received a 2019 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for their contributions to MedTech Connect. MedTech Connect was created due to the developing need for a conceptual framework that inventories and supports medical manufacturing activities in south-central Minnesota. The […]

Region Nine Development Commission Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2019 Impact Award

Region Nine Development Commission (RNDC) has received a 2019 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for MedTech Connect. MedTech Connect was motivated by the need to develop a conceptual framework that inventories and supports medical manufacturing activities in South Central Minnesota. The plan examines how and how well manufacturing […]

Waseca Manufacturing Resource Center Request for Proposals

Region Nine Development Commission (RNDC) desires to solicit qualifications for assistance with four separate components of a feasibility study pertaining to a Manufacturing Resource Center. The project will increase Region Nine’s capacity to provide technical assistance to economic development stakeholders across the nine counties of south-central Minnesota and build upon the network created by MedTech […]

Lake Crystal strategic plan to be discussed at public meeting

LAKE CRYSTAL — The city of Lake Crystal and Region Nine Development Commission will host a public meeting Wednesday highlighting Lake Crystal’s Strategic Economic Development Plan. The plan is the result of a seven-month initiative between the city and Region Nine that creates a comprehensive picture of Lake Crystal’s economy, position and reputation within the […]

People gather for first-ever Southern Minnesota Equity Summit

ST. PETER, Minn. (KEYC) — A variety of different sectors were brought together for discussions on equity and diversity in communities and workplaces. Region Nine Development Commission, in partnership with the University of Minnesota Extension for Community Vitality and the Greater Mankato Diversity Council and support from the Bush Foundation, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, Mankato […]

Lt. Gov. Flanagan calls for more inclusive communities

At southern Minnesota’s first summit focused specifically on equity, Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan called on area leaders to foster welcoming and inclusive communities. Flanagan, a White Earth Band of Ojibwe member, gave the summit’s afternoon keynote Friday at St. Peter High School, while also describing what she and Gov. Tim Walz are doing to promote […]