Economic Gateway http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org Todd County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:21:33 -0800 en-us Cybersecurity for Businesses http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=15107 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cybersecurity and digital privacy is now an issue for every business This year marks the 14th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a collaborative effort led by the U.S. Depart... Minnesota Income Sources http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=15106 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesotans' per capita income is over 13 percent higher than the national average Minnesotans enjoy per capita income that is 13.3 percent higher than the national average.  According ... New regional kitchen will prepare more than 100,000 meals a year for rural senior citizens http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=14715 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota's small towns, often dwindling in population, increasingly lack the financial and volunteer resources to care for their aging neighbors  As Minnesota’s population grows old... Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=14714 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A multi-year, multi-million 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 areas o... New health insurance plan for ag. workers http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=14713 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many farmers in Minnesota, along with other small business owners, have been waiting a long time to become eligible to participate in group plans that offer health insurance. Rep. Paul Anderson says u... For clean-energy jobs, sky's the limit http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=14712 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As wind and solar energy have grown, they've created a tide of jobs nationwide in fields from construction to manufacturing. Renewable energy jobs, most of which are in wind and solar, grew by 16 ... Top Jobs for Millennials in Minnesota http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=14711 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Fri, 15 Dec 0000 15:10:56 -0800 Stevens was a performance measures intern at DEED this summer. He is a senior at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph and Saint John’s University in Collegeville, studying economics and p... Minnesota Manufacturing Week: Recognizing the State’s Largest Industry http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=14710 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Oct. 1-7, 2017 as Manufacturing Week in Minnesota. As the state’s largest industry, it is vital to Minnesota's economic health. One in nine jobs is i... Long Prairie drive-in theater rescued by donations http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=14263 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Fri, 15 Dec 2400 15:07:53 -0800 Donations are coming in from outdoor theater lovers, near and far, to Long Prairie where the town’s outdoor theater screen was heavily damaged by a storm on July 17. Strong winds destroyed th... Broadband project plans to connect Todd, Wadena counties http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=14262 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 STAPLES—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 r... Running a Child Care Business http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13867 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesotans may take point of pride on near-perfect performance in every quality of life rankingeconomic developers examine, yet Mankato’s Center for Rural Policy and Development ... DEED Publishes Guide on Starting a Family Child Care Business http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13866 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Free publication created in response to state’s child care shortage ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is offering a free manual on h... A Region-by-Region Look at Minnesota’s Economy http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13865 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In a recent story about Utah’s economy, the New York Times concluded that the biggest economic concern in the state is no longer a lack of jobs, but a lack of workers. Businesses all over the st... State Adds 7,700 Jobs in July http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13864 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Unemployment rate steady at 3.7 percent ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,700 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Em... Long Prairie Downtown Vision Plan http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13389 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Share your downtown Long Prairie knowledge and join us for PLAN Downtown Long Prairie! Click here to learn more! ... Dragon Willow Winery Ready for Grand Opening http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13229 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 What started just as a dream has now become reality for Curt and Dawn Richter of Long Prairie. For the full article, click here ... DEED Unveils Career and Education Explorer http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13160 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A new tool offered by DEED will enhance the ability of students and job seekers to explore careers and education.   Click here to read the full article ... Lakewood Health System Expansion Update - June, 2017 http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=12695 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Expansion Update – June, 2017   Construction crews have been hard at work, and we’re seeing a lot of progress being made on all three expansion and remodeling projects. Two of t... CentraCare Construction Update - June, 2017 http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=12696 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It's been awhile since there's been a construction update. Things are really looking good at both construction sites. Included is a photo by Matthew Breiter of the medical campus with the... The Scoop on Tip Top http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13230 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Tip Top Dairy Bar won WCCO-TV's "Viewer's Choice" for Best Ice Cream Shop in Minnesota earlier this spring and people are still screaming for ice cream as summer warms up. For... DEED Publishes Guide on Starting a Family Child Care Business http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13231 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is offering a free manual on how to start a family child care business. For the full article, click here ... Minnesota Named No. 3 State for Business by CNBC http://www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news/?item=13232 www.toddcountydevelopment.org/tcdc/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota is No. 3 in CNBC’s recent ranking of "America's Top States for Business." 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