Economic Gateway http://www.redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:48:38 -0800 en-us Two Cities Awarded Grants for Innovative Business Development http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20522 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Funding will support public infrastructure improvements in St. Paul and Carver ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced grant... Striving for excellence in farming http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20431 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Excellence in Agriculture award spotlights young Farm Bureau members who are agricultural enthusiasts but have not earned a majority of their income from an owned production agricultural enterpris... River Valley focusing on growth opportunities http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20430 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 With an always changing marketplace, River Valley Power and Sport is ending its outdoor power equipment sales and services beginning this month. The Red Wing-based business will focus on its proper... The 5 biggest economic stories in Minnesota from 2018 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20429 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 It was a year with highs and lows for Minnesota’s economy, marked by turnover in the state’s technical college system, trade war uncertainty, rosy economic numbers and an escalating shorta... ‘If we are not making investments in our future, we will be in trouble’: a Q&A with outgoing DEED Commissioner Shawntera Hardy http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20428 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Shawntera Hardy, the commissioner of the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), is one of the many Cabinet members from Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration who have not applied ... CareerOneStop Team wins multiple awards in Innovation for its CareerBot http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20427 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The CareerBot chatbot debuted in late April to help users find what they’re looking for on CareerOneStop.org. The CareerOneStop.org team at the Minnesota Department of Employment an... Magazine Highlights Minnesota as a Top Spot for Business http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20426 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The new edition of Minnesota: Thriving in the North spells out the benefits of doing business here. It highlights the state’s inviting business climate, innovative atmosphere and world... New Privacy and Data Security Guide Published for 2019 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20425 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Annual guide developed in cooperation with Gray Plant Mooty ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has partnered with Minneapolis law firm Gray Plant... Dan’s News & Views Blog: January/February 2019 http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20410 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Red Wing Grain Surrounded by fertile farmland, and located on a bend in the Mississippi River, Red Wing has historically been an ideal location for a riverboat port. So much so, that in 1873, Red W... Minnesota college launches first-in-nation bicycle fabrication degree http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20256 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 28 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 RED WING, Minn. -- If teachers want students to work hard, be engaged, and learn well, those teachers encourage students to work on something they care about, something that fits their passions. Th... New grain bin in Red Wing part of growing storage trend http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20255 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 RED WING — A new conditional-use permit passed by the Red Wing City Council on Monday will give Red Wing Grain an additional 1.3 million bushels of grain storage capacity. “We serve ove... Striving for excellence in farming http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20254 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Excellence in Agriculture award spotlights young Farm Bureau members who are agricultural enthusiasts but have not earned a majority of their income from an owned production agricultural enterpris... Plug in and power up: Red Wing’s electric vehicle charger is officially online http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20253 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 On Nov. 17 community members bundled into winter gear and huddled together in the Mural Parking Lot for the unveiling of Red Wing's first municipally owned electric vehicle charging station. ... Minnesota's ACT scores remain steady, among best in the U.S. http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20252 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 22 Jan 2019 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 ... How Minnesota Became the Land of 10,000 Startups http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20251 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Minnesota is no stranger to big business. It’s home to such names as Target, Best Buy, General Mills, and Ecolab — all of which have made their homes in Minnesota for generations and have ... The University of Minnesota’s craziest, most interesting innovations http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20250 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The University of Minnesota is a research giant. Sure, most colleges and universities have an active team of researchers, but few institutions churn out inventions at the same rate as the U. Last y... IREC: Where Are The Best And Worst Shared Renewables Programs? http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20249 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 A national scorecard released by the nonprofit Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) grades states’ shared renewable energy programs – e.g., community solar and net metering – w... Q&A with Aneela Idnani Kumar, who turned a bad habit into a Minnesota Cup-winning idea http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20248 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Aneela Idnani Kumar’s pursuit of product to help address her own mental health disorder led to her founding HabitAware, a startup that recently won the grand prize in the Minnesota Cup business-... Meet R2DMoo, the Robot Cowboy on Duty at Cargill’s Beef Plants http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20247 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Cargill’s beef plant in Schuyler, Nebraska recently welcomed a new co-worker: a remote-controlled, two-armed, bag-waving robot cowboy some are calling R2DMoo. The silly-sounding robot serves ... Retail Trade in Central Minnesota http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20246 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Bricks-and-mortar stores have been struggling nationwide in recent years, but retail jobs are still growing in central Minnesota. Retail employment and businesses in the area grew at a faster pace ... New Guide to Hiring Disabled Veterans Available http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20245 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Wed, 09 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 With record low unemployment, more and more employers are feeling the laborforce crunch, but one group of job seekers may be overlooked – disabled veterans. To raise employer awareness o... An Enterprise of Entrepreneurs http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20244 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Entrepreneurs, makers and artists networked with DEED representatives from the Offices of Small Business Assistance, Business Finance, Business Development, Small Business Development Centers, Minneso... MILE Program Approves First Round of Startup Loans http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20243 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Mon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Funding goes to four early-stage businesses in St. Louis Park, St. Paul, Mendota Heights and Mankato ST. PAUL – Four high-tech startup businesses in Minnesota, including three owned and ... Three Greater Minnesota Cities Awarded Infrastructure Grants http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20242 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Fri, 04 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Funding will support infrastructure improvements in Jackson, St. Joseph, and Faribault ST. PAUL – Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded just over $2.... DEED Launches Tool to Measure, Report Broadband Access http://www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media/?item=20241 www.redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-and-media Tue, 01 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Check Speed Minnesota will give insight into consumer experience, inform policymakers ST PAUL - The Minnesota Office of Broadband Development, located within the Minnesota Department of Employment ...