Economic Gateway http://www.redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:54:33 -0700 en-us 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... Prime Site Could Drive Economic Growth in Red Wing http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20957 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sun, 09 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Manufacturing has changed a great deal in the last century. Technological innovations have vastly improved industrial processes in terms of safety, productivity and efficiency. Innovative manufactu... Four Minnesota Cities Awarded PFA Funds totaling $17.93 million http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20984 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 03 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The PFA approved funding for Faribault, Winnebago, Sacred Heart, Arden Hills ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) approved $17.93 million in loan and grant funding ... Minnesota Exports up 1.5 percent in the First Quarter of 2019 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20983 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sun, 02 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Exports to Europe grew 14 percent to $1.4 billion ST. PAUL – Minnesota exports grew to $5.4 billion, representing growth of 1.5 percent between the first quarters of 2018 and 2019, accor... Community Engagement Sessions: What Did We Learn? What’s Next? http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20982 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sat, 01 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 As DEED’s newly appointed Deputy Commissioner of Workforce Development, I started my new leadership role travelling across the state, meeting with people and organizations working to build an ec... Knobelsdorff Electric expands to new industries, states http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20888 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sat, 11 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 GOODHUE—When Karl von Knobelsdorff took over Knobelsdorff Electric from his parents in 2008, the company had five employees. Now it has more than 160. "Karl's parents did a lot of re... WATCH: Olson is 'Business Woman of the Year' http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20887 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Women's Leadership Event has been a tradition in Red Wing for 33 years. Each year one community member is named Business Woman of the Year. This year, the award went to Jennifer Olson, the dir... Removing lice strand by strand: Business opens in Goodhue http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20886 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 GOODHUE — The world is filled with unique and, often, obscure businesses and careers. NPR's show "Ask Me Another" has a whole game dedicated to people with unique jobs and hobbies.... Merchants Bank to acquire historic Northfield bank http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20885 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Merchants Bank and the First National Bank of Northfield have reached an agreement for Merchants to acquire the Northfield banking institution, according to Gregory M. Evans, president and CEO of Merc... Recognizing Economic Developers in May http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20869 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 May 6-11 is International Economic Development Week (EDW). It’s an opportune time to reflect on the importance of local economic development efforts to building a vibrant and sustainable communi... Phileo Style owner in Red Wing touts more than clothing http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20884 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 When Andrea Hanson was a teenager, she was frequently enjoying Red Wing's downtown splendor. She worked in multiple gift shops and had dreams of opening a store some day. Now, that's a real... Q&A: Workforce director, council positioning workers for jobs http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20883 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 When she was growing up in the Twin Cities Jewish Community in St. Louis Park, Andrea Ferstan learned two Hebrew words that would inspire her to fix the things around her that she could. “Tik... Budget for One Minnesota: Broadband http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20882 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sun, 05 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Access to robust broadband is a critical factor in the economic and social sustainability of all Minnesota communities. In 2014, the state of Minnesota set a goal of border-to-border broadband access ... Budget for One Minnesota: Closing the Opportunity Gap http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20881 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sat, 04 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 A report by 24/7 Wall Street ranked Minnesota as the second-worst state in the country for racial equality. Although U.S. Census figures show income gains and lower unemployment rates for Minnesotans ... Growing Our Leadership for Minnesota's Workforce http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20880 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 One of the most important areas of focus for our work at DEED is to help Minnesota workers from all professional backgrounds find great jobs, and to help companies large and small meet their hiring ne... Minnesota Exports Jump to Record $23 Billion in 2018 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20879 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Canada and China lead in export gains ST. PAUL – Minnesota exports of goods grew 10 percent between 2017 and 2018, reaching a record high of $23 billion, according to a report released t... DEED Awards $2 Million in Redevelopment Grants and Loans http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20878 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Five sites Awarded Funding for Demolition and Redevelopment ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded $2 million in grants and loans to as... S.W.A.T. named beauty, health and wellness business of the year http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20656 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Alison Youngs considers Red Wing home. She worked in Rochester for a few years but decided that she wanted to work close to her home, so Youngs opened S.W.A.T. That's Salon with a Twist. "... A place to grab a cup and relax: Mandy’s Coffee and Cafe is the 2018 Restaurant of the Year http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20655 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Mandy's Coffee and Cafe, located in the heart of downtown, is a favorite in Red Wing, which was made clear when the business was awarded the 2018 Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce Restaurant of th... Igniting innovation: Red Wing Ignite selected for nationwide initiative http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20654 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Red Wing Ignite's successes have landed the incubator a spot in the Rural Innovation Initiative. The Center for Rural Innovation and the Rural Innovation Strategies launched the new program wit... Learning and earning: Labor commissioner part of Red Wing Ignite roundtable http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20653 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 State Rep. Barb Haley and the Minnesota Departments of Labor and Industry Commissioner Nancy Leppink participated in a roundtable discussion to learn about Red Wing Ignite programs and initiatives. ... 'Humbled,' Red Wing Ace focuses on service: 2018 Retail Business of the Year http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20652 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 If there's one thing you can expect when you walk into the Red Wing Ace Hardware store, it's that Lisa and Troy Daniels will be there to greet you. And of course, don't forget to say he... Tax credits proposed to spur business investments in Minnesota http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20651 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Gov. Tim Walz, legislators want to reinstate the angel tax credit program.  State lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz want to replenish funding for a lapsed program that gave tens of millions in tax b... University of Minnesota launches startup incubator to aid new ventures based on university research http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20650 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The University of Minnesota announced the launch of a startup incubator to support companies that are spun out of research undertaken at the university. The "Discovery Launchpad" pro... Request for Proposals - Small Site Development http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20785 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL SMALL SITE DEVELOPMENT IN RED WING, MINNESOTA DOWNTOWN - OLD WEST MAIN - POTTERY PLACE APRIL 1, 2019  The City of Red Wing HRA (HRA) is seeking development propos...