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Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS) Update

2016 marks the year that all Regional Development Commissions in Minnesota will be updating their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS).A regional survey was sent out to contacts from all over our 5 county region to identify economic development strengths, weaknesses, ideas, needs and resources for the region serving the counties of Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine. Click here to read more…

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What's New at UMVRDC

2016 Draft CEDS Report

October 21st, 2016

The UMVRDC’s draft CEDS will be posted from October 21st – November 21st, 2016 for public review and comment. The CEDS is posted in accordance EDA’s regulations found in the Federal Register  at 13 C.F.R. part 303 (Click here to view document). All question and comments should be sent to:      

Open Position: Community Development Planner

October 7th, 2016

The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission (UMVRDC) is looking for an entry level community development planner to develop and manage 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. This position works on broad and diverse projects that have […]

September Newsletter Now Available

September 27th, 2016

The 2016 September Newsletter is now available…click here!