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.
- PORTRAITS: Economic development work forged on a reliance of networksMarch 27, 2020 - 4:28 pm
Economic development work doesn’t happen overnight and Waseca Economic Development Coordinator Gary Sandholm does a lot of work behind the scenes with a variety of organizations. Some of that work means contact with the Department of Employment and Economic Development to see what businesses might be looking for a spot that will fit in Waseca. […]
- KTOE: Al in the Afternoon Interview with Nicole Griensewic MickelsonMarch 19, 2020 - 12:31 pm
Listen to the KTOE podcast (starting at 1:12) in response to COVID-19.
- Region Nine Responds to COVID-19March 16, 2020 - 1:17 pm
As always, Region Nine Development Commission keeps the health and safety of our communities, staff, and families as a top priority. Beginning Monday, March 16, until further notice, our offices will be closed to the public as a precaution to help slow the spread of COVID-19. As we continue to monitor the coronavirus situation closely, […]
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