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The NEW Lamecker's General Store located in Kerkhoven, Minnesota.

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Kerkhoven welcomes a NEW General Store

Kerkhoven, Minnesota welcomed a new General Store this summer! Owners Scott and Teresa Lamecker opened Lamecker’s General Store doors on June 26th, 2014 with the help and support from family, friends, and the community. The community was 110% behind the Lamecker’s since the town has been without a hardware store since April of 2013, after the Schutt family had closed its doors. ….   Click here to continue reading.


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What's New at UMVRDC

NOW HIRING: Transportation/Community Development Planner

October 30th, 2014

The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission (UMVRDC) is looking for a planner to work primarily in transportation and will have some general community development projects with cities, counties and other organizations in the five-county UMVRDC region of Big Stone, Swift, Lac qui Parle, Chippewa and Yellow Medicine Counties. Education & Experience 4-year degree in community […]

NOW HIRING: Senior Accountant

October 30th, 2014

Senior Accountant Challenging position in well-established, quality organization. Enjoy a  professional, dynamic and creative culture, flexible work environment,  exceptional benefits (Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Flex Spending, employer funded HSA, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, PERA and other retirement options) and career growth opportunities! Candidates for this position must possess a degree in accounting, finance, business administration, […]

2015 Community Assistantship Program Grant

October 22nd, 2014

Community Based Research (CBR) is where community knowledge and University knowledge come together to solve the problems of our time. Merging community knowledge with the resources and expertise of the University sheds new light on today’s challenges and helps to identify innovative directions to solve them.According to a key article in the Michigan Journal of […]