Incommons.org announces it is accepting applications until February 4th for Local Government Innovation Awards. The Local Government Innovation Awards recognize outstanding cities, counties and schools that demonstrate results in improving local
Clontarf, Danvers, Benson and DeGraff were awarded $25,000 from the State Fire Marshal’s Office to complete a shared fire and rescue services study for the four cities. The UMVRDC will be assisting a local taskforce with the following elements of the
The Blandin Foundation’s Minnesota Intelligent Rural Community (MIRC) Grant provided the UMVRDC $90,000 to implement projects in the region that will ultimately drive more broadband use in the region. A steering committee was set up for the project,
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 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