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.
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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.
New Commissioner, Innovation Index, and more in the latest e-newsletter.
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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- 2019 Impact AwardNovember 25, 2019 - 10:33 am
- Region 9 Recently Honored By A National OrganizationNovember 20, 2019 - 10:31 am
- RNDC receives national Impact Award of 2019 by NADONovember 13, 2019 - 11:14 am
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 […]
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