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 Accepting Broadband Proposals Until November 22nd
The UMVRDC, as one of 11 Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities funded through the Blandin Foundation and the US Department of Commerce, has $75,000 in seed funds for projects that promote the use of broadband technology and that can show
New Western Minnesota Prairie Waters Visitors Guide now available!
There is a new Visitors Guide available from Western Minnesota Prairie Waters! This full-color guide is packed with useful information about the three counties of Prairie Waters - Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, and Swift - and the surrounding area. This
UMVRDC Unveils New Website
The UMVRDC is proud to announce the unveiling of their NEW AND IMPROVED website. The website was designed and developed by Vivid Image, a web development firm in Hutchinson, with direction from the UMVRDC staff. Our former website was created about
New Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway Visitors Guide available!
There is a new Visitors Guide available from the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway! This full-color guide is packed with useful information for traveling the Byway: interesting tidbits from the past as well as the present; detailed maps
Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) in Appleton
The City of Appleton was recently awarded 25 units of rehabilitation from the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) through the Small Cities Development Program (SCDP). Of the 25 units 10 will be commercial and 15 will be owner
UMVRDC Writes Successful Grant for Lac qui Parle County
The Minnesota Department of Commerce Office of Energy Security (OES) had requested proposals from all Minnesota public schools districts, park districts, towns, cities, counties, and townships for the Facility Cost-share Grant Program funded by the
City of Granite Falls Awarded Additional $1 Million
The City of Granite Falls will receive an addition $1 million from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Upon the receipt of the funds, Granite Falls will have received a total of approximately $15 million in flood migration funds.