Economic Gateway http://www.redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:33:51 -0800 en-us Strong Economy Outpaces US for 4th Consecutive Month http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=14738 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events 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-&-events/?item=14737 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events 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-&-events/?item=14736 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events 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-&-events/?item=14658 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events 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-&-events/?item=14552 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events 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-&-events/?item=14181 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events 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... St. Crispin wins Silver award http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13800 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sat, 18 Nov 5600 15:06:49 -0800 St. Crispin Living Community has been recognized as a 2017 Silver — Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. The aw... 223 Barrel House serving up new look http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13799 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sat, 18 Nov 9200 15:06:40 -0800 Add another new business front to downtown Red Wing's tally — the Barrel House has opened its doors again under the hand of Kevin Braa. Rebranded as 223 Barrel House, the bar looks and fe... DEED Unveils Career and Education Explorer http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13798 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Career Profile and ISEEK merge A new tool offered by DEED will enhance the ability of students and job seekers to explore careers and education.  The free Career and Education Explorer... Minnesota Youth@Work http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13797 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Thousands of young people will get exposure to career pathways DEED recently awarded $7.3 million in grants that will help an estimated 5,000 young people gain job skills and work experience &ndash... Minnesota’s Untapped Workforce http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13796 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Like many parts of the country, Minnesota is struggling to find workers to fill a growing number of job vacancies. One potential source of workers that can help the state address its labor challenges ... Minnesota Named No. 3 State for Business by CNBC http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13795 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota is No. 3 in CNBC’s recent ranking of "America's Top States for Business." In the annual study by the business news channel, Minnesota received top 10 rankings in fiv... Looking Out While Looking In http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13794 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota broke through the 3 million jobs mark in June for the first time ever, according to DEED figures, and that is impressive.  The state added 4,400 jobs in June, the unemployment rate i... Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Announces Sixteen New Training Projects http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13793 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sat, 18 Nov 5200 15:05:54 -0800 Statewide grants totaling $2.2 million awarded for worker retraining ST. PAUL –The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded workforce development gr... State Gains 4,400 Jobs in June http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13792 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sat, 18 Nov 8800 15:05:45 -0800 Minnesota surpasses 3 million total jobs for first time in state history Minnesota’s unadjusted job count passed the 3 million mark in June for the first time ever, according to figures relea... DEED Publishes Guide on Starting a Family Child Care Business http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13791 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sat, 18 Nov 2400 15:05:37 -0800 Free publication created in response to state’s child care shortage The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is offering a free manual on how to start a family c... Dan’s News & Views Blog: August 2017 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13694 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events 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”: ... Stroll into the holidays, forget the rush! http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13153 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The holidays come too soon each year. Whether you are worried about getting the right gifts in time, making your fruitcake or cleaning the house for out-of-town guests, it can be a mad rush to get it ... Brewing history one bottle at a time http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13152 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Red Wing has been a beer center since the mid-1800s. By 1867 it had five thriving breweries. The trade prospered until Prohibition, and the last one closed its doors in 1951. The town had to wait s... Duluth Trading opens 23rd store, this time in Red Wing, Minnesota http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13221 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events 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-&-events/?item=13193 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sat, 18 Nov 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... Red Wing Collaborates to Support Tech Start-Up Companies http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12527 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Live.Give.Save success is an example of how Red Wing is embracing entrepreneurs as part of its community and economic development mission It’s may not be Silicon Valley, but the historic Miss...