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Granite Falls Final Flood Mitigation Project

The City of Granite Falls is in the process of replacing the sanitary lift station.   Click here for more information on the project.


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April 9th, 2014

NEA Request for Proposals on Rural Design Rural communities facing design challenges— such as Main Street revitalization, how to manage and direct growth, design community-supportive transportation systems, preserve natural and historic landscapes and buildings, protect working agricultural lands, and provide adequate and affordable housing—and are interested in hosting a workshop to address those challenges are […]

Council Seeks Requests for the Outdoor Heritage Fund

April 3rd, 2014

The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) issued its FY2016 Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund on April 1, 2014.  Requests are due to the LSOHC Thursday, June 12, 2014.  The Council anticipates approximately $100 million (amount available to be revised after the November forecast) will be available.  The Council recommends for programs […]

Highlights from NADO’s 2014 Washington Policy Conference

April 2nd, 2014

Over 300 regional development practitioners, policy makers, and other stakeholders participated in the 2014 Washington Policy Conference: NADO on the Hill from March   23 – 26.  Over the course of the four-day event, attendees learned about the latest policy developments and the current political climate on Capitol Hill.  Participants also met with members of Congress […]