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Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference Highlights

The Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference was held February 3-4 at the St. Paul River Centre.  Hundreds of chambers, business owners, hotel/resort owners, and others gathered to share and learn new marketing strategies that our society is now turning to. From utilizing Instagram, to targeting audiences via Facebook, to going digital, the marketing strategies have changed drastically over the past few years.  John Edman, Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism, discussed industry trends and how tourism is changing today…..Click here for full article.

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MnDOT Safe Routes to School grants support 101 Minnesota Schools!

February 10th, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation today announced the recipients of $250,000 in Safe Routes to School grants that support walking and biking programs at K-12 schools in the state. Mini-grants totaling $125,000 will support the Safe Routes to School program at 64 schools, reaching nearly 40,000 students. An additional $125,000 will […]

Minnesota Food Charter Event

February 10th, 2015

Create access to safe, healthy, affordable food for all! The Minnesota Food Charter is a shared roadmap designed to provide access to safe, affordable, healthy food for all the state’s residents. Developed by thousands of Minnesotans, including many of you in southwest and west central Minnesota, the Food Charter describes policy and systems changes that […]

NOW HIRING: Assistant Finance Director

January 19th, 2015

Assistant Finance Director 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! The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission (UMVRDC) is looking for an […]