The latest issue of Regional Outlook, the quarterly newsletter of the UMVRDC, is now available. Click here to view or download the newsletter. To view this newsletter or the previous three issues, go to UMVRDC Publications under the Who We Are tab.
Is your community struggling to identify potential projects and resources? It can be beneficial to have a third party come in to assist with moving projects forward. The Granite Falls Economic Development Authority (EDA) recently contracted with the
We are gearing up for the 2011 Meander Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl and invite you to be a sponsor. The Meander, in its 8th year, is good for our region! Click here to view the 2010 Meander Economic Impact Report. Participating businesses that
Check out this great article about how broadband is working for families here in our own region! Telecommuting levels the field for some rural Minnesotans | Minnesota Public Radio News.
The Wednesday, March 23rd Task Force meeting for the Lac qui Parle County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update has been rescheduled due to the weather. We are planning to reschedule this meeting for next Wednesday, March 30th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at
The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission assisted the City of Granite Falls with an application to the Federal Recreational Trail Program for renovation of the pedestrian bridge in Granite Falls. Renovation of this bridge is
The Clara City/Maynard Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) comprehensive grant ended on December 31, 2010. The grant activity included: $217,000 for rehabilitating 16 owner-occupied units (homes); $104,400 for rehabilitating 6 commercial
The Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway (Byway) is working on adding interpretation along the Minnesota River. The Byway placed 16 interpretive panels in 2009 and plans to place an additional ten panels in 2011. In June 2010, the Minnesota