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County awarded funds


Fri, Apr 9th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

The National Board of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program has awarded $11,851 to Fillmore County. The money is used to provide emergency food and shelter to people in need of them. The local board is made up of Women's Resources, Workforce Development, churches, Semcac, Human Services, and other interested organizations. The local board determines how the funds are to be distributed among emergency food and shelter programs run by local service organizations in the area. Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local governmental or private voluntary organizations chosen to receive funds must: 1) be non-profit, 2) have a checking account and accounting system 3) practice non-discrimination, 4) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and 5) have a voluntary board if private, not-for-profit. Qualifying organizations may apply.

Anyone wishing more information about the Emergency Food and Shelter Program and how to apply for funding should contact Wendy Todd, Semcac, P.O. Box 549, Rushford, MN 55971-0549, (507) 864-7741.

Kari's: Scandinavian cuisine in Lanesboro

Fri, Apr 9th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

A desire to focus on local, seasonal, fresh foods with a varying menu, combined with a desire to expand a budding catering business, has resulted in Lanesboro's newest dining opportunity, Kari's Scandinavian Restaurant. Proprietors Scott and Angie T ..... 
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Kari's: Scandinavian cuisine in Lanesboro

Fri, Apr 9th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

A desire to focus on local, seasonal, fresh foods with a varying menu, combined with a desire to expand a budding catering business, has resulted in Lanesboro's newest dining opportunity, Kari's Scandinavian Restaurant. Proprietors Scott and Angie T ..... 
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Harmony Foods, Preston Foods and Rushford Foods changing product line to IGA

Fri, Apr 9th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

By Jim Hoiness and Brad Hoiness, Owners of Harmony Foods, Preston Foods and Rushford Foods

This past week we began the move back to IGA in our stores in Preston, Harmony and Rushford. This decision has been made after careful consideration an ..... 
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Fillmore County water plan up for amendment

Fri, Apr 9th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

The Fillmore County Comprehensive Local Water Management Plan (2006 - 2015) is currently going through its five-year amendment process. The amended plan is due to the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) by December 2010. The main focu ..... 
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Groundbreaking is good news for affordable housing in Rushford

Fri, Apr 9th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

Times are tough and the construction of new homes has slowed considerably across the country. But here in Rushford the Bybee and Corcoran/Dailey families will mark an important milestone in the construction of their new twin home-and the community i ..... 
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Commerce Department Funding to Advance Bio-Science, Renewable Energy and Global Marketplace Job Growth in Minnesota

Tue, Apr 6th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced $80,000 in grants in the State of Minnesota to boost competitiveness and create jobs.

"Economic recovery and growth are top priorities for th ..... 
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AgStar's Fund is Accepting Grants for County Fair Facility Upgrades

Tue, Apr 6th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

Mankato, Minn. (April 6, 2010) - The AgStar Fund for Rural America, a corporate giving program for AgStar Financial Services, is proud to once again offer a $50,000 grant program to support County Fair Facility Upgrades. The mission of this program i ..... 
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Area food shelves stocked with energy efficient light bulbs

Fri, Apr 2nd, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

The annual Minnesota FoodShare Campaign is in full swing and local participating food shelves are stocked with energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

The CFLs are part of a promotion by Tri-County Electric Cooperative to en ..... 
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