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What's New at UMVRDC

New Funding Opportunity for Career and Technical Education Courses

February 16th, 2018

There is a new funding opportunity through the SWWC Service Coop to introduce new career and technical education courses at area high schools. Several schools in the region are already participating and several more are in the planning stages. “The Rural Career and Technical  Education Advisory Board is excited to announce that Launch Your Future […]

MN Department of Labor & Industry Apprenticeship Summit 2018

February 16th, 2018

Is there a business in your community that could benefit by an apprenticeship program? The MN Department of Labor & Industry is hosting an apprenticeship summit on March 7 in Brooklyn Center. It is FREE and includes a day full of opportunities to learn about what and apprenticeship is and how it might work for […]

Appleton Comprehensive Plan Ready for Review.

February 6th, 2018

The Draft City of Appleton Comprehensive Plan is now available for review at the following places: (Click here to view the plan) Appleton City Hall Appleton Public Library The plan was completed by the Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission who worked with the Appleton Comprehensive Plan Task Force committee that included Lori Andreas, […]