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Appleton students and parents participating in the SRTS Walk/Bike Day

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International Walk/Bike to School Day

In 2012, the UMVRDC led the elementary schools in Appleton, Benson, Dawson, Granite Falls and Madison through a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) planning process to develop plans with the goal of encouraging students to walk and bike to school….   Click here for more information.


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September Newsletter now available!

September 24th, 2014

2014 September Newsletter 

DEED Accepting Applications for Broadband Grants

September 24th, 2014

DEED Accepting Applications for Broadband Grants ~$20 million available under Border-to-Border program~ ST. PAUL – State officials are accepting applications for funding to expand broadband infrastructure in areas of Minnesota that don’t have adequate high-speed Internet service. Governor Mark Dayton signed into law the $20 million Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant Program in May. Under the […]

Yellow Medicine County HM Task Force: Meeting #2 Materials

September 18th, 2014

To access meeting #2 materials, click on this post. Please review the two documents below and come with recommended changes and additions. Thank you!   YMC-Chapter 3 YMC-Risk Assessment