Entries by Region Nine

Region Nine Development Commission Receives 2022 NADO Impact Award

Mankato, MN-Region Nine Development Commission (RNDC) has been honored with a National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) 2022 Impact Award for the group’s work with the Region Nine Grower’s Network.   The Grower’s Network is a group of local and sustainable farmers that meet to learn from each other and grow the community. The Grower’s […]

Mike Laven Named Chair of Region Nine Development Commission

Mankato, MN- Region Nine Development Commission (RNDC) named Mike Laven as the Board of Directors Chair. He has served on the commission since 2019 and takes over for Steve Rohlfing whose term ended this year. Laven has served Blue Earth County for over 20 years as an elected official and a volunteer. He was first […]

Local Foods Week: Partnership Between Farmers and Restaurants

By Sofia Martinez Published: Jul. 21, 2022 at 10:47 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2022 at 9:35 PM CDT Mankato, Minn. (KEYC) – Amboy Cottage Café has been serving home-cooked family-style meals, made from scratch, for more than 20 years. Lisa Lindberg grows her own vegetables, herbs, fruits, and serves locally sourced meals. So when Region Nine Growers […]