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
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
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
In 2008 the UMVRDC authored a Small Cities Development application for the City of Benson. It was funded in spring of 2009 and to-date four homes have been improved, while another 13 are in progress and set to be completed by next summer. The Benson
The 2010 Meander Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl was held the weekend of October 1-3rd, and it was once again a great success for the region. It was a weekend of lovely fall weather, wonderful art, and having the opportunity to see the artists of our