Economic development efforts in Waseca have received a boost from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. Federal official say the EDA will fund a nearly 396-thousand dollar grant to hire an economic recovery coordinator. The money will be earmarked to create a strategic plan that will help economic recovery efforts from the impact of the Quad/Graphics closure in 2017. The EDA says will it also invest nearly 204-thousand dollars in grant money to help fund a study. Federal officials say the study will help Region Nine Development Commission determine the viability of a new Waseca Area Manufacturing Resources Center.
- Workforce is Hot Issue at LuncheonSeptember 20, 2022 - 9:44 am
Region Nine Development Commission Receives 2022 NADO Impact AwardSeptember 20, 2022 - 9:04 am
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 CommissionSeptember 20, 2022 - 8:15 am
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 […]
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