Read how Appleton Power Equipment & Hardware utilized the UMVRDC's RLF funds to purchase their business and then expand years later.
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Donner Manufacturing Inc.
With help from the UMVRDC’s Revolving Loan Fund, this young entrepreneur was able to make his dream a reality and continue on with the new business from the old.
Madison Community Event Recap
More than 120 Madison residents showed up to brainstorm ideas and help shape the future of their community during the Madison Community Event on February 6th, 2023. Thoughts and ideas stemmed from the results of the Madison Community Survey which
December 2022 Newsletter
Happy Holidays from the UMVRDC! From all of us at the UMVRDC – Happy Holidays! We hope this season is filled with joy for every one of you! Thank you to our out-going board members! We would like to say “farewell” and “best wishes”
19 years in, Meander continues to draw large numbers of event-goers to the area
Accompanied by beautiful fall weather and colors, the 19th year of the Meander Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl brought art enthusiasts from near and far to the region to browse studios of 41 local artists. “Throughout its 19 years, the Meander has
Deb Brown – Redeveloping Underused Spaces in Your Community
Deb Brown - Redeveloping underused spaces in your community Deb Brown visited the Upper MN Valley Region in the Fall of 2022 where she presented to local units of government on how we can build a better community by redeveloping underused spaces
Share your input on arts in Minnesota!
The Minnesota State Arts Board (Arts Board) is seeking to hear from Minnesotans about their experiences with accessing and engaging in the arts. They are starting with a survey to give them as much information as possible. Please SHARE this with
September 2022 Newsletter
Welcome Searle! We are excited to welcome Searle Swedlund to the UMVRDC! As a Community Development Specialist, Searle will be working on the MnDOT Transportation Planning Program and the Safe Routes to School Program. Click here to read more