Southwest MN Economic Development
EDA Asst. Director
NEWS & NOTICES
TRACK CHAIR HELPS WOUNDED BEST FRIENDS
One veteran lost his legs, his friend paralyzed in a traffic accident. Dean Reynolds meets two young men whose friendship -- and one remarkable device -- has given them their life back. Click Here to view the video.
BIG PLANS FOR LITTLE BREWERY!
Brau Brothers are excited to announce plans to expand and relocate the brewery to Marshall, Minnesota later this spring. Our new location will be 910 East Main Street, Marshall, Minnesota. Read More.
GOLDEN SHOVEL AGENCY OFFERS MEDIA MANAGEMENT FOR SOUTHWEST MN
Rural communities across the nation have witnessed economic benefits from Golden Shovel's innovative website creation, development and management; however, an alternative approach exists for budget-conscious communities that want to remain highly visible. Read More.
SALES TAX INFORMATION
On November 6, 2012, the voters approved the local sales tax and hospitality tax for the Southwest Amateur Sports Center and MERIT Vehicle Training Center expansion. For more information regarding details about the sales tax, Click Here.
AVERA MARSHALL ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR CANCER INSTITUTE
Avera Marshall announces plans to build a cancer center and expand local cancer care services. The center, to be named Avera Cancer Institute Marshall, would offer radiation therapy in addition to existing services including chemotherapy, surgery, pharmacy, dietitian consultation, home medical equipment, on-site CT and MRI. Read More. Click Here to view the short news clip. Click Here for more detailed information.
INVESTING IN MARSHALL
Ralco has been committed to the Marshall, MN area since its founding 41 years ago. The third-generation family owned company is looking foward to deepening that commitment as it partners with the city of Marshall to acquire additional land for further growth and expansion. Read More.
HWY 68 PETITION - ROAD IMPROVEMENTS FOR HWY 68 FROM MARSHALL TO SOUTH DAKOTA BOUNDARY LINES
Click Here to access the online petition for road improvements for Hwy 68.
REINHART FOODSERVICE EXPANSION
Reinhart FoodService in Marshall, MN is expanding. The expansion project consists of a freezer addition, dock addition and some interior remodeling. The total addition area is about 30,000 square feet.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Rural America economic development challenging, but not impossible
Strategies are certainly different in rural Minnesota than in the metropolitan areas with their various attractions that serve as a catalyst for growth. Read More.
DEED RECEIVES $15.5 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR SMALL BUSINESS LENDING
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Developmnet (DEED) has received $15.5 million in federal funding it needed to start a loan guarantee program and other initiatives meant to loosen up capital for businesses. Read More.
ACMC PURCHASES LAND FOR NEW MEDICAL CLINIC LOCATION
Affiliated Community Medical Center has completed the purchase of land for a new ACMC-Marshall medical clinic, ACMC said. The property is an open land parcel south of the ACMC-Marshall Market Street Mall Clinic, next to the present K-mart. Read More.
CAMDEN BIKE TRAIL PROPOSAL CLEARS LYON COUNTY BOARD
MARSHALL - In spite of some concerns about its place on the county's list of priorities, a proposal to seek funding for a bike trail connecting the city of Marshall with Camden State Park met with approval from Lyon County commissioners. Read More.
GROUNDBREAKING SCHEDULED FOR AVERA MARSHALL'S MEDICAL OFFICE BUILDING
Avera Marshall will hold official groundbreaking for a new medical office building expansion on Thursday, August 11 at 8:30 a.m. with construction to begin immediately after. The public is invited to attend. Read More.