Economic Gateway http://redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:06:52 -0700 en-us Minnesota Youth@Work http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13797 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Thousands of young people will get exposure to career pathways DEED recently awarded $7.3 million in grants that will help an estimated 5,000 young people gain job skills and work experience &ndash... Minnesota’s Untapped Workforce http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13796 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Like many parts of the country, Minnesota is struggling to find workers to fill a growing number of job vacancies. One potential source of workers that can help the state address its labor challenges ... Minnesota Named No. 3 State for Business by CNBC http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13795 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota is No. 3 in CNBC’s recent ranking of "America's Top States for Business." In the annual study by the business news channel, Minnesota received top 10 rankings in fiv... Looking Out While Looking In http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13794 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota broke through the 3 million jobs mark in June for the first time ever, according to DEED figures, and that is impressive.  The state added 4,400 jobs in June, the unemployment rate i... Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Announces Sixteen New Training Projects http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13793 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 5200 15:05:54 -0800 Statewide grants totaling $2.2 million awarded for worker retraining ST. PAUL –The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded workforce development gr... State Gains 4,400 Jobs in June http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13792 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 8800 15:05:45 -0800 Minnesota surpasses 3 million total jobs for first time in state history Minnesota’s unadjusted job count passed the 3 million mark in June for the first time ever, according to figures relea... DEED Publishes Guide on Starting a Family Child Care Business http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13791 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 2400 15:05:37 -0800 Free publication created in response to state’s child care shortage The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is offering a free manual on how to start a family c... Dan’s News & Views Blog: August 2017 http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13694 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Over the past few months, I have visited a number of local businesses, both commercial and industrial.  I would like to highlight two local manufacturers, “A Tale of Two Companies”: ... Stroll into the holidays, forget the rush! http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13153 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The holidays come too soon each year. Whether you are worried about getting the right gifts in time, making your fruitcake or cleaning the house for out-of-town guests, it can be a mad rush to get it ... Brewing history one bottle at a time http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13152 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Red Wing has been a beer center since the mid-1800s. By 1867 it had five thriving breweries. The trade prospered until Prohibition, and the last one closed its doors in 1951. The town had to wait s... Fly into town whatever the weather http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13151 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Visitors and newcomers are often surprised at how accessible Red Wing is. For example, Red Wing Regional Airport is an all-weather airport located just four miles out of town, and just 45 minutes from... What do you do with a New Belgium Fat Tire? http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13150 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In Red Wing, you drink it. This is one of the 100 or so brews available at the Kelly’s Tap House Bar & Grill on Old West Main. Located “41 taps off Highway 61,” the restaurant ha... From dogs to hair of the dog http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12847 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 4400 15:01:48 -0800 There’s new life on Old West Main. From a restaurant to a brewery, and now a vet office, the area is taking on new life. It’s the result of the City of Red Wing Master Plan for renewing th... Duluth Trading opens 23rd store, this time in Red Wing, Minnesota http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13221 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Duluth Trading Co. is coming to Red Wing. The Belleville, Wisconsin-based retailer of work wear, casual wear and the famous Buck Naked underwear, opens its 23rd retail store on Saturday in Red ... Art for everyone: book fairs to glassblowing http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12846 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Art isn’t an elitist project at the Anderson Center at Tower View. Everyone gets a chance to enjoy and learn.  Instructors offer classes year round, including glassblowing and pottery. Abou... Dan’s News & Views Blog: July 2017 http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=13193 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 7600 15:00:44 -0800 Every month, I plan to give the Red Wing community my perspective on development activity.  I was hired in March of this year to be the city’s first Community Development Director in a newl... Maréchal Foch on the Mississippi? http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12845 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Every heard of the Maréchal Foch grape? What’s it doing on the Mississippi? Surely it should be home on the Seine. Fact is, it’s growing extremely well in Minnesota, just showing th... Mississippi summer fun in Minnesota http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12844 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer lazed around the mighty Mississippi on long summer days. People are still doing so. Check out all the fun that locals in Red Wing, Minnesota have at the annual River City Days... It’s all in the name, to a degree http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12843 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A name that resonates can inspire loyalty and local pride. But it must mean something special to people. That’s why the Minnesota State College Southeast Technical is changing theirs. The sch... Sculpture crawl and mural meandering http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12088 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There’s art everywhere in Red Wing, not just in private collections and galleries. The Red Wing Arts Association is making it easy for visitors to see the wide range of visual arts available. ... Red Wing Collaborates to Support Tech Start-Up Companies http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12527 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Live.Give.Save success is an example of how Red Wing is embracing entrepreneurs as part of its community and economic development mission It’s may not be Silicon Valley, but the historic Miss... Duluth Trading Company Is Coming To Red Wing http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=11341 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 NEWS RELEASE The City, Port Authority and HRA worked together to help the rapidly growing retailer finalize its decision to locate a new store in Red Wing (Red Wing, MN) – Efforts to bring...