Economic Gateway http://www.redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Sat, 19 Oct 2019 04:59:13 -0700 en-us Celebrate Manufacturers Month with Events in the Red Wing Area Throughout October http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21127 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0700 In celebration of Manufacturers Month, the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce has developed a full schedule of exciting activities to highlight the importance of manufacturers. Each year in October, lo... September is Workforce Development Month http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21125 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 09 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Governor Walz declared September as Workforce Development Month in the State of Minnesota. At DEED, we are kicking off a month-long series of events to examine and address the opportunities ... Minnesota Exports at $5.7 Billion in Second Quarter http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21122 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Exports fell four percent between the second quarters of 2018 and 2019 ST. PAUL – Sales of Minnesota agriculture, mining and manufacturing exports from Minnesota fell 4% between the seco... Tech Startups: The FCC continues to close the digital divide with $121M in funding to connect and expand broadband internet to rural homes and businesses in 16 US states http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21124 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 EXCERPT: “The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it has authorized over $121 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to 36,579 unserved rural homes and bu... Study shows Minneapolis is a good place to retire http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21123 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 05 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 (Minneapolis MN-) With only 23 percent of Americans reporting that they are “very confident” they will have enough money for retirement, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its... PFA Awards?$7.5 Million?in two Greater Minnesota Communities http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21121 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 03 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Le Sueur County and the City of Pipestone to receive awards for water infrastructure projects ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) announced that Le Sueur County and the... NYT: Hey, College Graduates: Don’t Dismiss Rural America http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21120 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 02 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 And in related news, this from The New York Times… EXCERPT: “When I talk to undergraduate students about their postgraduate plans … the answer inevitably reveals a common a... Recognizing Success in Foreign Markets http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21119 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 We're pleased to announce that the Minnesota Trade Office is accepting nominations for the 33rd Governor's International Trade Awards. These awards honor Minnesota companies that have ... Help Lead Our Workforce Development Grantmaking Center of Excellence http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21118 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 14 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Earlier in the year, we rolled out a plan to make our competitive grantmaking processes more transparent, fast and fair.  Now we’re searching for a director of&n... Dan’s News & Views Blog July - August 2019 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21079 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 08 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Mid-Year 2019 – Building Construction Activity Through the second quarter of 2019 (6 months), the City of Red Wing’s building construction activity is ahead of the same 6-month time per... Regional Reports: The Turning Tides of Red Wing http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21076 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 05 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The old, established river city is crafting a future while maintaining historic traditions. It’s easy to think of Red Wing as little more than a picturesque town on the Mississippi downriver ... Red Wing’s Working Waterway http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21069 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 31 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Did you know that the Mississippi River facilitates the transport of more than 50 percent of Minnesota’s agricultural exports? Commercially navigable waterways, like the Mississippi and its rela... Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21045 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Entrepreneurs, business leaders, econoimic development professionals, and community leaders: don't miss this conference! Small businesses are the lifeblood of our local economies, creating jobs... Getting down to business: Port Authority, Small Business Development Center host free workshops http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21040 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Five free business workshops will be offered to the public starting July 11. Red Wing Port Authority and Small Business Development Center will present a series of workshops during the second Tuesd... Measures will embellish and improve Red Wing parks http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21055 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Red Wing City Council's July 8 meeting was a win for the beautification of local parks and the downtown area. Several items on the agenda pertained to the improvement of Red Wing's parks and r... PFA Approves more than $36 million for projects in five Minnesota cities http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21054 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The PFA approved funding for Columbia Heights, De Graff, Little Falls, Ortonville, and Perham ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) approved just over $36 million in gran... DEED Awards Over $3 Million for Contamination Cleanup http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21053 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Fifteen grants will attract $245.7 million in private investment ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded funding under the Contamination Clea... Veterans Are Vital to Minnesota's Workforce http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21052 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 04 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Governor Tim Walz has declared July “Hire a Veteran Month" to encourage Minnesota employers to connect the state's 153,000 military service members of working age with employment opport... Governor Walz Proclaims “Hire A Veteran Month” in Minnesota http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21051 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 03 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Proclamation recognizes 327,000 Minnesota veterans for their service ahead of Veterans Career Fair ST. PAUL – Governor Tim Walz has declared July 2019 "Hire a Veteran Month" in the ... DEED Recognized in Recent State, National Awards http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21050 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 02 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 DEED Economic Analysis Team Wins C2ER Excellence Award DEED economic analysts Ed Hodder and Magda Olson, led by Director Neal Young, recently won an Excellence award in the category of "Policy... DEED Accepting Angel Tax Credit Applications Starting July 1 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21046 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 $10 million available in 2019; with an additional $10 million available in 2021 ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will begin accepting applicat... Launch Minnesota: Help Shape Minnesota's Startup Ecosystem http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21048 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Earlier this month, I wrote about the creation of Launch Minnesota, a new program at DEED designed to nurture technology startups and entrepreneurs across the state. We’re excited to get La... DEED Awards Small Cities Development Grants http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21049 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sat, 29 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 More than 40 grants totaling more than $24 million approved for Greater Minnesota communities ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded more th... Startups and Investors: DEED Relaunches Angel Tax Credit Program http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=21047 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Minnesota Angel Tax Credit, a popular incentive program that has helped 430 startups since 2010, will start accepting applications again on July 1, 2019. The Angel Tax Credit program is&nb... Free Business Workshops “Start with Resources” http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20978 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Red Wing Port Authority and the Small Business Development Center will be hosting a series of FREE Business Workshops. All Seminars will be held on the second Thursdays of each month from 5p...