Innovation Voucher Award Program

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Financial Awards Give Small Businesses Access to Technical Assistance The Innovation Voucher Award Program provides $5,000 to $25,000 awards to help small businesses purchase technical assistance and services...
3 Percent

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

MN's unemployment rate has been at or below 4 percent for four years straight Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since June...
Qualified Opportunity Funds Are Taking Shape

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Is Minnesota Ready? The Kresge Foundation released this article last Friday providing a picture of how some of the first Qualified Opportunity Funds are taking shape. Nearly 150...
Minnesota solar market surges

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Minnesota’s solar market grew significantly in the first quarter, adding 105 megawatts of power, the fifth most among states during that time, according to data...
Sampling the Flavors of Benton County

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Harvest is the perfect season to check out the Hops Capital of Minnesota Beer lovers: now is the perfect time to visit Benton County. This area...
America's Top States for Business 2018

Friday, August 03, 2018

A scorecard on state economic climate We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse...
Choose Your Home in Benton County

Monday, July 30, 2018

Does your family want to live in a bustling city? Or do you prefer to own a few acres in a more rural setting? Benton...
MTO Open for Business in New Global Locations

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) has opened seven international representative locations to provide export promotion and assistance to Minnesota companies selling goods and services globally...
Minnesota's youth labor force growing

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

New numbers from DEED show Minnesota has more teens working during the summer. MINNESOTA - Summer is almost here and that means kids are antsy to...
Optimism grows among Minnesota manufacturers

Monday, July 09, 2018

The state of manufacturing is strong. A full 93 percent of Minnesota manufacturers are financially confident about the future, which is just a hair off last...
Tour Your Local Hop Farm

Monday, July 09, 2018

We've got an extra special tour lined up for this Saturday July 14th! Learn all about it here. From 10am to 4pm we'll be giving tours on...
U.S. Treasury Approves Minnesota Opportunity Zones

Friday, June 29, 2018

 The U.S. Department of Treasury today approved 128 low-income census tracts in Minnesota to be designated as Opportunity Zones. All of the approved census tracts were recommended...