The UMVRDC assisted the City of Dawson with grant writing services that recently helped secure $500,000 from the Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Business Development Public Infrastructure (BDPI) program for improvements in their
A County Roadway Safety Plan workshop was held in Granite Falls December 2nd, covering the counties of Yellow Medicine, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle and Redwood. A similar workshop will be held January 12, 2011 covering the counties of Big Stone, Pope,
The city of Graceville has a new presence on the internet! They contracted with the UMVRDC to set up a GovOffice website for their community, and it went live in November. GovOffice is a content management system designed for Minnesota cities
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.
The UMVRDC office will be closed on Friday, December 31st for the New Year's holiday. We will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 3rd. Have a safe and happy holiday!
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) developed a statewide Strategic Highway Safety Plan in 2007 to guide safety investments and decisions related to its Towards Zero Deaths efforts. Recently, Mn/DOT embarked on a statewide initiative
The UMVRDC’s request for proposals for intelligent rural community applications was a great success! Sixteen applications from throughout all five counties were submitted by the November 22 deadline requesting more than $250,000 in grant funds. The
Lac qui Parle County submitted a second Office of Energy Security (OES) grant proposal for the School District and Local Government Renewable Energy Grant Program. They were recently notified that they have been placed on the short list for the