Economic Gateway http://www.redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:49:57 -0800 en-us Port Authority Helps Spur Downtown Business Growth http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20019 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 For years, city centers and their small businesses were left to languish as consumers were pulled away by the convenience of shopping malls. The last couple of decades has brought a realization that d... Beginning Farmer Tax Credit available http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19909 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is offering a tax credit for beginning farmers interested in using that money toward the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery and livestock. The Beginnin... Minnesota Manufacturers try to manufacture interest in careers http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19907 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Scores of Minnesota manufacturers are hosting students this week during Minnesota Manufacturing Week to stimulate interest in critical industries that also pay above average. They included two grow... Startup Week delivered on diversity-inclusion promise http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19906 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Women and minorities, historically underrepresented, are now a growing part of small businesses startups. Gender and racial diversity flowed through dozens of Twin Cities Startup Week events last w... Dan’s News & Views Blog: November/December 2018 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19967 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 2018: New Commercial & Industrial Development Associated Bank – 403 W 4th Street The new Associated Bank building celebrated their grand opening on Monday, November 18th. Construction ... Minnesota's ACT scores remain steady, among best in the U.S. http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19905 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Minnesota's average declined slightly but not enough to alter its best-of-the-nation standing.  Minnesota students’ scores on the ACT college entrance exam dipped slightly this year ... Most & Least Energy-Efficient States http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19904 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Energy is expensive. In fact, it’s one of the biggest household expenses for American consumers. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average U.S. family spends at least $2,000&n... Finnovation http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19903 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The financial technology sector, better known as FinTech, is reshaping the banking and financial services industry, offering products that are more user-friendly, efficient, transparent and automated ... A Pause in the Hot Streak http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19902 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 2.9 percent in August, a number not seen since December 1999. The state’s record-low unemployment rate was a seasonally adjusted 2... State Unemployment Rate Falls to 2.8 Percent http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19901 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Sun, 25 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Unemployment rate at lowest point since May 1999 ST PAUL – Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 2.8 percent in September, according to data released today by the Mi... Reasons to Support Small Businesses on Nov. 24th and Beyond http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19848 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 November 24 is Small Business Saturday, a shopping holiday that urges consumers to patronize small and independent businesses rather than online retailers or big box stores. American Express was be... New Position to Streamline Development in Red Wing http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19409 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Sustainable economic development doesn’t occur in a vacuum. At its most effective and efficient, it involves a conscious and collaborative effort between a strategic partnership of local allies.... Dan’s News & Views Blog: September/October 2018 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=19354 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Backwoods Framing & Engraving (by Melissa Baartman) Located in the former Hughes Shoes building at 405 West 3rd Street, Backwoods Framing & Engraving has grown from a small home-based busin... Dan’s News & Views Blog: July-August 2018 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=18518 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Riverboat Season Begins The riverboat season will get started in early August with the arrival of the Queen of the Mississippi.  The 2018 season schedule shows four vessels making nearly 20 st... The Quality of Life in Red Wing is Remarkable http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=18120 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Why do people choose to live in Red Wing? The charming river town has been called one of the best small towns in the country. The mighty Mississippi and surrounding river bluffs make it a distinctivel... Dan’s News & Views Blog: May-June 2018 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=17592 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Red Wing Port Authority’s Bulkhead Operation The city’s Port Authority owns property that serves as an important product transport facility along the Mississippi River.  This &ldqu...