Economic Gateway http://www.redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Sun, 25 Aug 2019 15:21:08 -0700 en-us 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... 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... Indiana Jones, minus the whip: Cannon Falls grad wants to travel the world, examine ancient civilizations http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20998 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sun, 09 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 From her many hiking experiences and dipnetting in Alaska to helping run a vineyard on her family farm and overseeing her school's newspaper, Cannon Falls senior Laura Johnson has already led a pr... Trio honored as outstanding alumni for Minnesota State http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20997 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sat, 08 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Days after the guitar show took place at Minnesota State College Southeast, three instructors from the instrument repair and building programs were honored by the college. Greg Beckwith, Brian Boed... SEA program promotes team-building activities http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20996 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 When Matt Rodgers teaches a student to paddle a kayak or catch a fish, he has specific skills he wants the student to learn. However, his real lesson plan is much larger. "We are trying to tak... Free summer meals for kids start June 10 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20995 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Red Wing Public Schools Food Service is once again serving up free meals this summer to give children and teens access to nutritious food. Meals are completely free and offered to children age 18 a... 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... Business Expansions Reflect State’s Diverse Economy http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20994 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 29 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Minnesota’s diverse economy is reflected in the 226 business expansion projects that were publicly announced in 2018 and tracked by DEED. These projects were spread across the state an...