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By all indications, the economy of south central Minnesota is flourishing. The unemployment rate is down to three percent, earnings are well above traditional distress criteria, and the region has a robust base of jobs in manufacturing, health care, retail trade and educational services.
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Throughout my five years as the Executive Director of Region Nine Development Commission, a question has constantly been asked, “Who speaks for rural MN?”.
December 9, 2016 – The Greater Mankato area is home to a rising number of elderly people as the baby-boom generation reaches retirement age, which could cause rippling effects on the region.
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November 4, 2016 – The Region Nine Development Commission’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca and Watonwan counties has been developed and is in a 30-day review and comment period.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) was honored with a 2016 Congressional Partnership Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for outstanding leadership in promoting federal community, economic, and infrastructure development programs.
Oct. 12, 2016 – The Region Nine Development Commission held an open house at Turner Hall Wednesday, to honor three retiring commissioners: Brown County Commissioner Jim Berg, Township Supervisor Fredrick Juni and Sleepy Eye Mayor Jim Broich.
Madelia Award, NADO Innovation Award, Events and more in our September E-Newsletter.
- Group aims for inclusionApril 27, 2018 - 11:30 am
Fairmont – Last October, several dozen people participated in a community discussion on race at Fairmont Elementary School. Two weeks ago, a follow-up discussion occurred, and on Thursday a third meeting took place to continue the conversation. The discussion was led by Bukata Hayes, executive director of the Greater Mankato Diversity Council, who was working in […]
- April E-NewsletterApril 23, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Grant opportunities, new staff and more! Read about it all in Region Nine’s April 2018 E-Newsletter. Read Now
- Forum at TCU generates discussions on diversity, racial equityApril 17, 2018 - 11:32 am
According to Jessica O’Brien of the Region Nine Development Commission, the white population in Le Sueur County is projected to decrease in the years to come while other racial populations remain the same or increase. O’Brien offered this information at a forum on race held Monday evening, April 16 in the Tri-City United High School cafeteria. […]
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