Economic Gateway http://www.redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:25:28 -0700 en-us 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... American manufacturing companies have a spring in their step http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20649 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Foxconn's latest reversal suggests manufacturing is undergoing a revival, especially among agile smaller firms and those using advanced techniques.  When Taiwanese giant Foxconn announced ... Walz Budget Plan Includes Restoration of Angel Tax Credit Program http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20648 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Medical Alley Tech Association lauds the move, noting that the Angel Investment Tax Credit generated at least $108 million in investment in the state’s health tech industry over a five-year ... Study: Minnesota is No. 3 in the nation for life expectancy http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20647 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The results are based on average life expectancies over a 6-year period. A person born and raised in Minnesota can expect to live 5.5 years longer on average than someone born in Mississippi. Th... Q & A: New DEED leader talks budget, workforce http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20646 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Minnesota’s new economic point person is bringing a tech executive’s love for innovation to the role. Northfield native Steve Grove, commissioner of the Department of Employment and Eco... Ignite Cup 2019 - Southern MN Startup Competition http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20645 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 WHAT? Startup competition to connect and grow our entrepreneurial ecosystem WHO? All are invited! Entrepreneurs, Investors and Community Members in Southeast Minnesota WHY? Grow r... Minnesota Innovation Collaborative $4.5 million in FY 2020 and $4.5 million in FY 2021 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20644 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 States and cities that create attractive environments for startups, entrepreneurs, and innovative talent are quickly distancing their economies from those who do not. For every one job created in the ... Dan's News & Views Blog: March/April 2019 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20701 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Anderson Center Photo Credit: Wendy Amundson The Anderson Center’s historic water tower is known as a prominent landmark in Red Wing. Built... Demand for workers in Minnesota could expand sharply, raising pressure on employers, educators http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20643 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 If Minnesota doesn't make progress adding trained workers in near term, the state risks losing out on billions of dollars in future economic growth. Gonkama Johnson, a recent graduate of Summit... Budget for One Minnesota: Child Care Investment and Integrity http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20642 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 For many Minnesota families, child care is a necessity, yet a growing number of Minnesotans can’t access it – it just doesn’t exist. The number of licensed family childcare providers... Chen brings sushi back to Red Wing http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20550 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 River Sushi, located at 144 Tyler Road N., is Red Wing's newest culinary option. Open starting at 11 a.m. Monday through Saturday, the restaurant combines Japanese fare and Chinese classics with a... Discovering a 1, 2 punch: Hidden Storage Boxing about more than fitness http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20549 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 For Red Wing native Alex Simanski, boxing is more than just a sport, it's a release from life. As founder and owner of Hidden Storage Boxing in Red Wing, Simanski is excited to share his passion f... Professional and Community Center to be sold for housing development http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20548 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Mayo Clinic Health System has entered into a purchase agreement with a real estate developer to sell the shuttered Professional and Community Center on West Fourth Street and use the property to addre... Valerie Becker appointed Chairperson of International Framing Competition Board http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20547 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Valerie Becker appointed Chairperson of International Framing Competition Board Valerie Becker of Red Wing Framing & Fine Art Printing has been appointed as the Chairperson of the International... Imagine the Possibilities - Downtown and Old West Main http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20627 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Red Wing Port Authority   is partnering with Downtown Main Street and the Red Wing Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) to begin discussions about how we can support the reuse of v... From Bold North to True North—Explore Minnesota Unveils New Campaign http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20546 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 “Find Your True North” ads launch this spring to promote the state’s $15.3 billion tourism industry. Minnesota’s Super Bowl may have been bold, but in 2019, the northern spi... Twin Cities metro has second-highest rate of female breadwinners in the country http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20544 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is the second-best in the country for women making more money than their partners, broker service Lendingtree announced. Their rankings were based on the results... Transient Dock to Accommodate Increase in Riverboat Traffic http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20586 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Red Wing is poised to become the preeminent historic destination for tourists traveling the Mississippi River. A new transient dock being built in Levee Park is helping facilitate this “River To... Denmark picks Minnesota as its 'bridge' to U.S. med-tech http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20543 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 A new $1.3 million economic-development initiative called MedTech Bridge is trying to capitalize on Denmark's strengths.  Denmark is widely known for its large health care companies, such ... Broadband connectivity initiative continues for rural areas in Region Five http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20539 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 STAPLES—Broadband expansion and exploration into the rural areas of Todd and Wadena counties continues this year with a multi-year, multi-million dollar project aimed at bringing high-speed inte... Funding rural broadband: A no-brainer for this legislative session http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20526 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Consider this your daily affirmation of Minnesota’s excellence: We have the best funding structure for connecting our rural areas to high quality broadband internet access. You can thank the Min...