Economic Gateway http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org Todd County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Wed, 18 Jul 2018 05:43:30 -0700 en-us Making Minnesota greater again (and again) http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=18315 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The state's 10 regional development organizations have been helping to guide planning for 50 years. They're also keeping up with the times and providing a template for this year's election... MTO Open for Business in New Global Locations http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=18316 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) has opened seven international representative locations to provide export promotion and assistance to Minnesota companies selling goods and services globally and to at... Eagle Bend: Minnesota’s Hometown http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=18104 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Minnesota’s hometown, Eagle Bend, desires to grow, while maintaining a small town atmosphere and respect for the land and the environment. With pride in its past and belief in its future, the co... Long Prairie offers a rich variety of things to do http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17936 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Looking for a fun day trip for the whole family or for a couple’s get-away? Set Long Prairie in sight. With its rich variety of things to do, mixed with history, the city has much to offer. ... Need a Financial Boost for Your Startup? MILE Offers Interest-Free Loans http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=18134 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 DEED is accepting loan applications through a pilot program designed to help early-stage businesses that are developing high-tech products or services in Minnesota.  Click here to read the ful... Sen. Paul Gazelka secures funding for Long Prairie Regional Community Well-Being Center http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=18132 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A planned Regional Community Well-Being Center in Long Prairie will become a reality after Sen. Paul Gazelka (R-Nisswa) secured $700,000 in funding for the project through the legislature’s bond... The Regional Report: Staples to see new apartment building, moves closer to another http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17935 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TODD COUNTY An interim coordinator for Todd County received approval from the Todd County Board, the Staples World reported. The appointment of Chris Pelzer to the post occurred in the wake of Joe ... Hewitt Has the Fastest Wi-Fi "Hotspot" in Todd County! http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=18103 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Hewitt now has the fastest Wi-Fi internet "Hotspot" in Todd County! This FREE service was made possible with a grant from Todd County Economic Development & The City of Hewitt. If... Nursing field is attracting more males, both in Minnesota and nationwide http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17934 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Long before Raney Linck joined the nursing profession or became a clinical assistant professor at the University of Minnesota, he bounced from one sales gig to another for seven years. Then th... How Minnesota farmers are using different plant varieties, and new techniques, to extend the state's growing season http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17933 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 04 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 When horticultural and wine scientists at the University of Minnesota apply for funding to research growing grapes in a climate better known for producing soybeans than wine, they often have to answer... U.S. Treasury Approves Minnesota Opportunity Zones http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17932 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 128 census tracts in Minnesota to receive the designation ST. PAUL – The U.S. Department of Treasury today approved 128 low-income census tracts in Minnesota to be designa... Bertha: See How Pleasant Small Town Life Can Be http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=18102 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The city of Bertha is a thriving rural community located in central Minnesota, and has been for the past 117 years. Now, into the 21st-century, Bertha continues to offer an idyllic setting for raising... Eagle Bend - "Minnesota's Hometown" http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17850 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Eagle Bend is known as “Minnesota's Hometown” and for good reason. The town has a truly hometown feel! They aim to work hard to bring new business to town and grow, but also to keep th... Long Prairie offers a rich variety of things to do http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17866 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Looking for a fun day trip for the whole family or for a couple’s get-away? Set Long Prairie in sight. With its rich variety of things to do, mixed with history, the city has much to offer. ... Staples is a Great Place to Live, Work and Play http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17708 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Located in the heart of Minnesota, the city of Staples is home to an always-growing business district, an active arts community and the picturesque Crow Wing River. With nationally-recognized schools ... Succession planning a growing need as population ages http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17865 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 MANKATO — Retirement of baby boomers is a big topic in the business community as a shortage of workers makes it harder to find the next generation of employees. But the aging population bring... New DEED Pilot Program Offers Interest-Free Loans for Startups http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17931 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Minnesota Innovation Loans for Entrepreneurs accepting loan applications through July 16 The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is accepting loan applications throug... Bertha - Small Town Feel with Big City Amenities http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17849 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Bertha is known having a lot of amenities but still a small town feel. Housing in Bertha is very affordable and they have the luxury of a healthcare facility in town. There's also a kindergarten t... How Job Fairs Can Help Experienced Workers http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17864 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Well-run live career fairs can be an important tool for the older job seeker who knows how to use them. Here are eight reasons they can be very productive for older job seekers. ... Machine Shop Grows with Help from Todd County http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17707 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Rigid Machining, LLC in Browerville, MN, believes in beating customer expectation by providing quality parts at an affordable price. To do so effectively, they needed a start-up loan. Todd County Deve... Todd County to Benefit from Innovation Grant Awarded by NJPA http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17706 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Food Co-op Coalition of the Region Five Development Commission was recently awarded $49,600 in Innovation funding from National Joint Powers Alliance of Staples. Led by the city of Crosslake, t... How Job Fairs Can Help Experienced Workers http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17646 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 It can be easy for a job seeker to dismiss attending a career fair. There’s no guarantee that a job fair will be productive, but keep this in mind: According to a LinkedIn study, 85 percent of j... Long Prairie offers a rich variety of things to do http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17648 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Looking for a fun day trip for the whole family or for a couple’s get-away? Set Long Prairie in sight. With its rich variety of things to do, mixed with history, the city has much to offer. ... Succession planning a growing need as population ages http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17647 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Retirement of baby boomers is a big topic in the business community as a shortage of workers makes it harder to find the next generation of employees. But the aging population brings other big chal... Celebrate Community at Long Prairie’s “Prairie Days” http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=17654 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Prairie Days is three fun-filled days of community activities, fun for the whole family on Father's Day weekend in June. Activities downtown and around town include: many types of indoor and o...