The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission (UMVRDC) was recently designated as a Digital Connection Committee by the DEED Office of Broadband Development and is partnering with them as they develop the statewide digital equity plan to
Community Development Specialist – Employment Opportunity
Community Development Specialist Are you interested in work that makes a difference in rural Minnesota? Anxious to apply what you know in new ways? Interested in a career change that allows you to contribute to rural communities? If so, we want YOU
March 2023 Newsletter
Welcome, Dalen! We are excited to welcome Dalen Roe to the UMVRDC! As the Loan Specialist, Dalen will be managing the Revolving Loan Fund. He brings great experience, and he looks forward to working with the businesses we serve. Click here to
Appleton Power Equipment & Hardware
Read how Appleton Power Equipment & Hardware utilized the UMVRDC's RLF funds to purchase their business and then expand years later.
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