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Position your organization as a Best Place to Work in Southeast Minnesota


Mon, Jul 25th, 2016
Posted in All Business Announcements

Workforce Development, Inc. is once again going to identify the Best Places to Work in Southeast Minnesota. “There are some great employers in our communities. This survey becomes a tool to help them recruit and retain the best employees. We want to recognize our best employers and provide valuable data to help all of our employees identify what they do well and where they have room for improvement,” said Randy Johnson, Executive Director, Workfore Development, Inc.

The Best Places to Work is a national program that recognizes the best employers in local communities. Workforce Development, Inc. will survey companies within Freeborn, Mower, Rice, Steele, Goodhue, Olmsted, Houston, Dodge, Fillmore and Wabasha Counties to identify the Best Places to Work in Southeast Minnesota. This is the seventh year in a row that Workforce Development, Inc. has sponsored this program for Southeast Minnesota.

Workforce Development, Inc. will be recognizing employers in multiple size ctegories.

Each local organization participating in the Best Places to Work survey will be asked to complete a 40 question, online survey. Personnel Dynamics Consulting Group, of Florida, will collect the information, analyze the data, and provide the results of the survey and identifying what employers are offering in the areas of benefits, training and development, paid time off, performance management programs, growth, advancement and many more. The survey reports on information all business leaders should know. The report is FREE for every company that participates in the survey.

The Best Places to Work survey was available beginning in January 2016. Those wishing to participate may contact Jakki Trihey, Workforce Develoment, Inc. at (507) 529-2701 or via email at jakkitrihey@workfocedevelopmentinc.org for more information.

Contact us tody to find out if you are the Best Employer in Southeast Minnesota!

Renovations at Mabel Clinic improves handicap accessibility and overall atmosphere

Mon, Jul 18th, 2016
Posted in Mabel Business Announcements

By Hannah Wingert Winneshiek Medical Center Mabel Clinic in Mabel, Minn., recently underwent some major renovations. The exam rooms received new furniture and updated floors, the lobby experienced a complete overhaul, and the bathroom was expanded ..... 
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Highway 250 bridge removed...

Mon, Jul 11th, 2016
Posted in All Business Announcements

Photo by Ken Soiney During the evening of Thursday, June 16, 2016, construction crews picked up the Highway 250 bridge, a well-traveled road for locals and tourists visiting Lanesboro. Ken Soiney captured photos of the bridge removal. According ..... 
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Preston Dairy & Farm enjoying expanded, efficient new space

Mon, Jul 11th, 2016
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

After 45 years of calling the downtown area of Preston home, Preston Dairy and Farm is feeling right at home in their new location on the north edge of town at the corner of Highway 52 and 16. Growth in business over the last six years, combined wit ..... 
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Brighter days ahead at Preston Service Plus

Mon, Jul 11th, 2016
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

Preston Service Plus is a local business that recently took advantage of utility rebates to upgrade the lighting in their facility. With the help of Steve Almos (right), Preston Public Utilities Energy Services Representative, the owners were able t ..... 
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KFIL receives key to the city of Preston

Mon, Jul 4th, 2016
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

Local radio station KFIL received a key to the city of Preston in honor of their 50th Anniversary on June 27, 2016. Pictured are, left to right, back row: Shari Hanson, Bill Bentson, and Bruce Fishbaugher; middle row: Devon Krueger, Bryan Dawson, Be ..... 
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Semcac marks 50th anniversary with July 12 open house

Mon, Jul 4th, 2016
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

RUSHFORD, MN – Semcac is a nonprofit, Community Action organization that was founded in 1966; this year marks Semcac’s 50th anniversary of helping people. Community Action Agencies were established under the Economic Opportunity Act to fight Am ..... 
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Semcac Food Shelves participate in Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless

Mon, Jun 27th, 2016
Posted in All Business Announcements

Caledonia, Kasson, Preston, and Rushford, Minn. – All four of the Semcac food shelf locations are participating in the 2016 Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless Summer Challenge, a donation drive sponsored by Open Your Heart to the Hungry an ..... 
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Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.8% in May

Mon, Jun 27th, 2016
Posted in All Business Announcements

Employers cut 1,900 jobs during the month ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate was unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 3.8% in May, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEE ..... 
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