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,
December Issue of UMVRDC Newsletter is now available!
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.
UMVRDC Closed for New Year's Holiday
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!
County Road Safety Plans in Minnesota
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
UMVRDC Receives Proposals for Broadband Projects
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 on Short List for Renewable Energy Grant
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
2010 Meander Art Crawl Economic Impact Report
Each year during the Meander Art Crawl, artists and customers are asked to fill out surveys. The reason we do this is to gather information about who is visiting our area during the Meander weekend, what they are spending their money on, the quality
Minnesota B3 Benchmarking
The UMVRDC has recently been involved with assisting public entities apply for Office of Energy Security grants. It is a requirement that the entities participate in the B3 Benchmarking system. The turn-around time for these grants is very short