Economic Gateway http://redwingportauthority.org Red Wing Port Authority News RSS Feed Sun, 23 Jul 2017 21:29:00 -0700 en-us 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, 23 Jul 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. ... The tower at Tower View is historic http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12087 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Given its historic setting, it is entirely appropriate that the water tower at Tower View, built in 1915, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Writers in the residency program at Anderson C... Cold hardy grapes make warming wine http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12086 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Grapes grow easily in sun-drenched Italy. How can they possibly handle the frigid winters in Minnesota? Local wine growers have discovered grapes developed specifically to withstand the weather extrem... 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... How to handle roadwork rage http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12085 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If your shop is on a busy street, construction will affect tit at some point. It’s not easy on a small business, especially with the holiday shopping season around the corner. According to ex... Education pays when it’s practical http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=11737 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Students ready for the job market can’t be blamed for wondering the point of learning about ancient battles and correct punctuation. Knowledge for knowledge’s sake sounds good, but getting... Sculpture in its native habitat http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=11736 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The best way to size up large sculpture is out in the open, where there is plenty of room to view it. That’s why art lovers come to the Anderson Center at Tower View with more than 30 sculptures... Jobs Increase and Racial Disparities Diminish http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12601 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota boasts the largest monthly jobs gain in nearly four years. Points to keep in mind: Minnesota’s racial disparities seem to be slowly but surely diminishing, based on unoff... State Gains 15,100 Jobs in April http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12600 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 15,100 jobs in April, the most monthly job gains in the state since September 2013, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minne... North Risk Partners marks a century http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12604 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 North Risk Partners — C.O. Brown Division Insurance Agency in Red Wing is celebrating 100 years in business along with a refresh on its branding. Formerly doing business as C.O. Brown, a divi... Rising Demand for Home-Based Care http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12603 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 1 in 5 Minnesotans will be 65 or older by 2030. As the population ages, industries that provide home care for older adults and people with disabilities will be in greater demand.  Two of th... The wine-dark river? http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=11735 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   Homer wrote about the wine-dark sea in the lands of ancient Greece. Here in Minnesota, it’s the river that people follow when they want to try a new varietal. Check out this map: h... It began with a drive down Main Street http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12605 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Some months ago, an unnamed higher-up from Duluth Trading Company noticed a vacancy in the heart of historic downtown Red Wing. Then, he had an idea. Why not bring one of Minnesota's most recogniz... 'New' course in full swing http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12606 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The opening of the 2017 season at the Red Wing Golf Course has been accompanied with more excitement than most years. After members voted to sell the course due to financial strains in the fall of ... Hat Tip to State’s Economic Developers during Economic Development Week http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12602 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota has lots of EcoDev bragging rights. This week is National Economic Development Week – and have we got the bragging rights for the great work our economic development teams do to hel... Personal service and lower fees at community banks http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=11733 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   Personal service is the hallmark of community banks. According to BankRate.com, that’s one of the biggest reasons people give for keeping their money at small, locally owned banks ... Goetz inspires hometown crowd http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12064 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Stephanie Goetz knows how to hold the attention of an audience. After a 10-year broadcasting career in Fargo, N.D., the 2003 Red Wing High School graduate created Goetz Communications, a motivational ... Julie Klecker named region's top female business professional http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12065 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The 2017 Professional Women's Leadership Event drew record attendance Wednesday. Held at Treasure Island Resort & Casino, the 31st year of the event was attending by over 250 women. Julie K... Nine Networking Tips http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12062 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Developing and using a great resume is one key to persuading an employer to contact you for an interview. But a great cover letter and resume alone might not bring you an interview. You’ll ... Josephson's receives a Deluxe helping hand http://redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events/?item=12066 redwingportauthority.org/red-wing-port-authority/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Josephson's Clothing Store received a perfectly packaged promotion last week, via the Deluxe Corporation. Two days after the Small Business Revolution contest revealed Red Wing finished in a cl... 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...