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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...
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Posted on Jul 19, 2017
Category: Dan’s News & Views Blog

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...
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Posted on Jul 17, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Jul 10, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Jul 03, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Jun 26, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Jun 19, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Jun 12, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Jun 09, 2017
Category: Entrepreneurs

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...
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Posted on Jun 05, 2017
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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...
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Posted on May 29, 2017
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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...
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Posted on May 22, 2017
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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...
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Posted on May 22, 2017
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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...
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Posted on May 18, 2017
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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...
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Posted on May 18, 2017
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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...
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Posted on May 16, 2017
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  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...
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Posted on May 15, 2017
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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...
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Posted on May 15, 2017
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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...
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Posted on May 12, 2017
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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...
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Posted on May 11, 2017
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  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,...
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Posted on May 01, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Apr 28, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Apr 28, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Apr 27, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Apr 25, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Apr 14, 2017
Category: Retail

For Immediate Release Dan Rogness hired as Community Development Director for the City of Red Wing, MN (February 27, 2017, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of...
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Posted on Mar 03, 2017
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Red Wing Mall manager Dan Plein said it's official: Aldi will be taking over the OfficeMax location by mid to late summer. The low-priced European grocery...
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Posted on Feb 08, 2017
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The city of Red Wing has a new job available, and the sooner it is filled the better. Red Wing is restructuring its development model a...
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Posted on Jan 23, 2017
Category: Employment

Have you seen? The State of Minnesota has a new look. This site is your number one resource for learning all about the new state...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Marketing

The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband released its annual report today, which includes recommendations for Gov. Mark Dayton, the Legislature and other policymakers to consider...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Infrastructure

Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank announced plans today to build a $250 million data center in Chaska in partnership with Dallas-based Stream Data Centers. Subject to Chaska...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Infrastructure

Florida-based Enhanced Resource Centers LLC (ERC) plans to lease the former Kandiyohi Power Cooperative building at 1311 N. Highway 71 in Willmar. The company said it...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Business Expansion

This is a great time of year to relax, recharge and refocus on your 2017 goals, particularly as they relate to your career. Whether you’re employed...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Employment

Make staying healthy and fit a priority for you during stressful times like a job search. Many studies have shown that exercise and eating right...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Employment

Each year millions of Americans – newborns to seniors – receive physical therapy services. Physical therapists help injured or ill people improve their movement and...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Healthcare

Red Wing Downtown Main Street enjoyed a successful year in 2016. The local nonprofit geared toward revitalizing and sustaining the city's historic downtown business district helped...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Awards and Recognition

Jab. Jab cross. Hook. Uppercut. This fundamental cadence of boxing became an important rhythm in Stef Binner's life two years ago. "I was overweight, unhappy, depressed,"...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Open for Business

Every four weeks for 12 years, Kathy Anderson has kept to the same routine: a haircut and color with Tessa Blue. "I can only think of...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2017
Category: Open for Business

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