Economic Gateway http://www.redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:58:44 -0800 en-us DOWNTOWN INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP APPROVED http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=15639 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (January 16, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – On January 8, 2018 the Red Wing City Council approved the establishment of the Downtown Investment Partnership Pilot Program to achieve catalyst redevelopme... Dan’s News & Views Blog: January 2018 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=15435 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Freight Rail Service Freight rail service in Red Wing is a very important transportation element that supports our economy and future economic growth.  The city is served by Canadian Pacific R... The Red Wing Regional Airport: Boosting Business and Tourism http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=15087 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Air travel has come a long way since the City of Red Wing established our regional airport more than 70 years ago. At the time, it consisted of two grass landing strips. The city manages the public... Schoolhouse Scoop expands into Cannon Falls http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14745 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 21 Jan 7200 15:12:54 -0800 Schoolhouse Scoop is now dishing out dessert in Cannon Falls. Hastings' Schoolhouse Scoop expanded this summer with the opening of the new location on July 1. "I feel like every small t... Uffda Shop receives statewide honor http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14744 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 21 Jan 4400 15:12:37 -0800 In addition to celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Uffda Shop recently noted an additional festdag. The Minnesota Retailers Association announced the winners of the 2017 Minnesota's Reta... Real Deals takes off in Cannon Falls http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14743 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 With the desire to bring her happy place to the Cannon Falls area, business owner Nancy Crandall has officially started a new chapter in her life. Nancy and her husband, Don, recently opened the Re... For clean-energy jobs, sky's the limit http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14742 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As wind and solar energy have grown, they've created a tide of jobs nationwide in fields from construction to manufacturing. Renewable energy jobs, most of which are in wind and solar, grew by 16 ... A Look at Minnesota Income http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14741 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 21 Jan 0400 15:11:51 -0800 Minnesotans enjoy per capita income that is 13.3 percent higher than the national average. This article breaks down the sources of that income. Minnesota’s share of U.S. income, as measured b... Why Minnesota has so many non-full-time jobs — and why that’s both good and bad for the economy http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14740 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 New state data show that Minnesota employers have plenty of job vacancies, but more than half of them are part-time, temporary and seasonal — which might explain one reason companies are having ... Minnesota ranks second most bicycle friendly state http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14739 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota is the second most bicycle friendly state in the nation, according to the League of American Bicyclists’ ranking released this week. Minnesota has consistently ranked in the top five s... Strong Economy Outpaces US for 4th Consecutive Month http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14738 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 All MSAs saw job gains in past 12 months In August, the Minnesota unemployment rate climbed 0.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.4 percent.  Th... Cybersecurity for Businesses http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14737 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cybersecurity and digital privacy is now an issue for every business This year marks the 14th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a collaborative effort led by the U.S. Depart... State Adds 6,400 Jobs in September http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14736 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Unemployment rate drops to 3.7 percent Minnesota employers added 6,400 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Econo... Dan’s News & Views Blog: October 2017 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14658 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In 1999, a new large subdivision was created in Red Wing called “Med Tech Park” on farm land overlooking the city.  Today this area is referred to as the River Bluffs Business Park.&n... The Mississippi: A Driving Force Behind Red Wing’s Economy http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14552 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Mississippi River is a defining characteristic of Red Wing, both aesthetically and commercially. The mighty river plays a unique and important role in the city’s economy. It enables barges t... Dan’s News & Views Blog: September 2017 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=14181 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In 1970, a news article mentioned the first service hangar to be built at the Red Wing Regional Airport to specifically serve the flying public.  The article went on to say, “The decision t... Dan’s News & Views Blog: August 2017 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=13694 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Over the past few months, I have visited a number of local businesses, both commercial and industrial.  I would like to highlight two local manufacturers, “A Tale of Two Companies”: ... Duluth Trading opens 23rd store, this time in Red Wing, Minnesota http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=13221 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Duluth Trading Co. is coming to Red Wing. The Belleville, Wisconsin-based retailer of work wear, casual wear and the famous Buck Naked underwear, opens its 23rd retail store on Saturday in Red ... Dan’s News & Views Blog: July 2017 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=13193 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 21 Jan 7600 15:00:44 -0800 Every month, I plan to give the Red Wing community my perspective on development activity.  I was hired in March of this year to be the city’s first Community Development Director in a newl...