October 4, 2017 – The Federal Economic Development Administration has awarded Region Nine Development Commission funding to develop and implement the first ever South Central Minnesota Agriculture Resilience Plan. The project will build on completed regional planning initiatives previous done by Region Nine and work towards creating a cohesive strategy for resilient agriculturally based communities […]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Region Nine Development Commission based in south central Minnesota has received a 2017 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for the Region Nine Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan. With support from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Region Nine created a Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation […]
ST. PETER, MINN. – St. Peter residents came together for a community conversation on race Wednesday night. The Region Nine Development Commission has teamed up with the YWCA of Mankato and the Greater Mankato Diversity Council to host forums in seven rural towns in South Central Minnesota.
MANKATO — Pick a calamity — drought, flooding, pathogens, parasites, tornadoes, wildfires — and you are likely to see more of them in the coming years as climate change continues to alter south-central Minnesota.
With support from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Region Nine has created a Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Plan.
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There are many different pieces to solving a workforce shortage in a region. One piece, as identified in Region Nine’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (), is the support of educational attainment.
South central Minnesota is in the early stages of a workforce shortage. The notion bounced around in workforce planning circles, economic development discussions and human resources departments is that the solution to this shortage is to lean on a growing minority population.
Jan. 23, 2017 – Ashley Aukes, Communications Specialist for Region Nine Development Commission, has been named a Certified Solution Provider by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than 650,000 small organizations worldwide.
- Region Nine Development Commission Awarded GrantJuly 17, 2019 - 1:59 pm
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) -Region Nine Development Commission is awarded a grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation. The $200,000 grant will be used over the next two years. Its purpose is to expand the Rural Equity Learning Community, a learning cohort created to share, examine and explore best practices for a […]
- Region Nine Presents at National Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) ForumJune 27, 2019 - 9:54 am
Region Nine Development Commission (RNDC) presented at the National CEDS Forum that was held June 18-20, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. The National CEDS Forum is organized by the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) with support from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). The National CEDS Forum gathered local, regional, and federal partners […]
- Lake Crystal developing detailed strategic planJune 6, 2019 - 9:49 am
LAKE CRYSTAL — City leaders are looking for residents to guide them in creating a detailed strategic economic development plan. “It helps ensure you’re doing things that are supported by the community,” said City Administrator Taylor Gronau. “And it gives you a plan. When businesses and people are looking at Lake Crystal, it gives them […]
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