Economic Gateway http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org Todd County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Thu, 24 May 2018 06:38:19 -0700 en-us A Good Night for a Movie at Long Drive-In http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17175 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Go back in time and visit this classic drive-in, built in 1956. Voted as the Best Minnesota Drive-In Theater, the Long Drive-In is a family-friendly outdoor movie theater. Enjoy a variety of recent, h... Minnesota men boast nation's longest life expectancy http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17249 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In a nationwide study, they rank first; the state's women rank fourth. Mississippi comes in last. Men in Minnesota live longer than those in any other state. Minnesota women rank fourth. T... CTC Fiber Internet Available for Residents in Long Prairie http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17174 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you wish you could easily stream Netflix, Hulu, or watch YouTube videos? If slow internet has been frustrating you and your family, now is an excellent time to take advantage of the faster internet... Getting an Employer to Notice You at Career Fairs http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17248 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It’s career fair season opener in Minnesota. Career fairs offer a great opportunity to connect with employers. Those connections could lead to a job interview, and expand your netwo... Raising Up Your Job Offer http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17247 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Negotiating is legitimate and generally expected – but here's the key You might feel quiet relief just to get a job offer, but negotiating for your offer package is legitimate a... Community Support Made the Long Prairie Medical Campus a Reality http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17173 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The vision for the Long Prairie Medical Campus has become reality thanks to the support of the greater Long Prairie community. To date, 511 donors have pledged $2.55 million with the lead gift of $500... 11th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17377 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Over 500 people attended the 11th annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta at the Long Prairie - Grey Eagle High school on Friday May 4th.  Every guest received a free complimentary meal of chicken flautas, M... TCDC celebrates growth in Todd County http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17366 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 24 May 0000 15:25:59 -0800 Lakewood Health System CEO Tim Rice, left, accepts the Todd County Development Corporation Economic Impact Award from Rick Utech, TCDC Executive Director. Besides their $23 million expansion, Lakewood... Gov. Dayton Submits Opportunity Zone Recommendation to U.S. Treasury http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17246 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 24 May 7200 15:25:41 -0800 128 census tracts in Minnesota recommended for Opportunity Zone designation ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton today recommended to the U.S. Department of Treasury 128 low-income census tr... CentraCare Health Provides Comfortable Senior Living http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16988 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Todd County is home to a beautiful and comfortable assisted living facility - CentraCare Health’s Meadow Place. Tenants/residents at Meadow Place enjoy a neighborhood feel and community gatherin... Timberlake Hotel and Event Center in Staples is Ready for Guests http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16987 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 24 May 6800 15:24:46 -0800   Timberlake Hotel is Staples’ premier full service hotel. A three-story building with 52 unique and beautifully furnished guest rooms, it caters to the business traveler, couple on ... $20-million Expansion and Renovation Project for Lakewood Health System http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16985 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Residents of Todd County now have even more options in medical care. The Lakewood Health System has invested $20-million in an expansion to provide services to additional residents and expand current ... CTC Delivers High Speed Internet to Long Prairie http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16984 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Consolidated Telecommunications Company (CTC) recently reached an agreement with the City of Long Prairie to construct a fiber optic network. This will deliver faster internet speeds to businesses and... Job Fair aimed to help hundreds affected by Long Prairie closure http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16640 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 24 May 3200 15:22:39 -0800 (Long Prairie, MN) A Community Job Fair has been set up in Long Prairie just over a month since printing company LSC Communications announced it will be closing in Todd County.   On March 2n... Broadband project plans to connect Todd, Wadena counties http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16752 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 24 May 3200 15:22:39 -0800 A multiyear, multimillion-dollar project aimed at bringing high-speed internet access to all residents in Region 5 continues this year with broadband expansion and exploration into the rural Todd and ... Minnesota solar energy employment up almost 50 percent in 2017 http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16639 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota bucked the national trend in solar energy employment in 2017, posting the second highest job growth by state. Nationwide, U.S. solar energy industry employment fell by 4 percent or 9,800 ... Agricultural Business Feeds Minnesota's Economic Bottom Line http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16638 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Agriculture and food production is a major staple of the Minnesota economy Minnesota’s early economy was built on fur trading and farming, with flour being an early commodity. While the state... State report: Minnesota needs immigrants to fill jobs and maintain economic growth http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16637 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Goodwill and compassion aside, Minnesota needs more immigrants to fill job vacancies, sustain economic growth and expand the labor market, which has been shrinking over the years as baby boomers conti... Minnesota ranked as having best average credit rating in nation http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16636 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesotans' noted Midwestern work ethic apparently extends to personal finance The consumer and business credit rating agency Experian said in its State of Credit report for 2017 tha... Innovative Career Services Available at Minnesota WorkForce Centers http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16635 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota WorkForce Centers continue to improve services for career seekers across the state. While the WorkForce Centers are known for workshops on job search, the MinnesotaWorks.net job bo... Updated DEED Business Guide Now Available http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=16634 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Thirty-sixth edition covers major issues faced by people who start businesses ST. PAUL – The 2018 edition of “A Guide to Starting a Business in Minnesota” is now available fr... Area broadband projects held up as example at statewide conference http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=15473 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 24 May 8000 15:17:00 -0800 Resilient Region leaders joined more than 150 broadband leaders from across rural Minnesota last month to compare approaches to expanding access to, and use of, high-speed internet. Attending were ... MN farmers looking for health insurance now can turn to co-ops http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=15472 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Pro-Ag Farmers Cooperative is following suit of other cooperatives in Minnesota by offering health insurance to its members. So far, the response from members have been very positive, accordin... What’s Apprenticeship? http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=15471 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 24 May 8400 15:15:39 -0800 What do a pipefitter, plumber and bookbinder have in common? These three occupations are among over 100 Minnesota occupations training over 10,500 apprentices in a formal system of traini... Tapping into the 55-Plus Workforce http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=15470 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The struggle is on both sides: Employers looking for workers and seniors looking for meaningful employment. One solution: DEED’s Senior Community Service Employment Program &nd...