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Workforce Development, Inc. excecutive director participating in White House jobs forum


Tue, Dec 8th, 2009
Posted in Business Announcements

Randy Johnson, Executive Director of Southeast Minnesota's Workforce Development, Inc., will be participating in the December 3, 2009, White House "Forum on Jobs and Economic Growth." Approximately 130 national leaders from business, labor and other organizations will participate on six discussion panels. Topics include "The Innovation Agenda" and "Green Jobs of the Future." Other topics will explore further steps to increase lending to small businesses, make long-term investments in rebuilding infrastructure, encourage exports over consumption, give employers incentives to hire, and train workers for new-generation jobs.

Workforce Development, Inc. (WDI) is an independent, non-profit agency with a long history of serving the needs of job seekers and employers in Southeast Minnesota. WDI is dedicated to developing and advancing the workforce to meet the current and future needs of the ten counties they serve in Southeast Minnesota.

Lanesboro High School grad promoted to VP at PR firm

Tue, Nov 17th, 2009
Posted in Business Announcements

The Minneapolis-St. Paul office of Weber Shandwick today announced the promotion of Brooke Worden, APR, to vice president in the financial services practice.

During Worden's 10-year tenure with the firm, she has consistently produced measura ..... 
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Tri-County electric members donate $5,640 locally

Tue, Nov 10th, 2009
Posted in Business Announcements

Rushford, MN (3 p.m. Oct. 5, 2009)- Members of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TEC) enrolled in Operation Round Up (ORU) recently gave $5,640 in donations to worthy causes in September. The ORU Trust Board approved the following donations at its Se ..... 
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Tri-County Electric's power supplier seeks smart grid monies through stimulus bill

Tue, Nov 10th, 2009
Posted in Business Announcements

Rushford, MN (7:30 a.m. Sept. 23, 2009)- Tri-County Electric Cooperative's (TEC's) wholesale power supplier, Dairyland Power Cooperative, has submitted a $70 million stimulus funding application to the U.S. Department of Energy for smart grid techno ..... 
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Business update

Tue, Nov 10th, 2009
Posted in Business Announcements

Jeffrey Eickhoff was elected president of The Fillmore County Farm Bureau at the annual meeting which was held September 24, 2009, at the Fillmore County Farm Bureau Office in Preston. Jeff said, "It is an honor to be the next president of the Fillm ..... 
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Sen. Sharon Erickson Ropes receives Conservation Award

Tue, Nov 10th, 2009
Posted in Business Announcements

State Sen. Sharon Erickson Ropes of Winona is one of seven Minnesota state legislators who had a perfect voting record on conservation issues in 2009 and will receive a "100% Minnesotan" award Monday in Minneapolis, the Conservation Minnesota Voter ..... 
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Sheriff's Association scholarship program

Tue, Nov 10th, 2009
Posted in Business Announcements

Fillmore County Sheriff Daryl Jensen has announced the commencement of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association Scholarship program for 2009. Sheriff Jensen proudly announced that the MSA has established a scholarship fund totaling $9,000, for the awardi ..... 
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Lanesboro men angus delegates

Fri, Oct 9th, 2009
Posted in Business Announcements

John G. Rein and Mark Holmen, both of Lanesboro have been elected as delegates to the 126th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, and Philip Abrahamson, also of Lanesboro has been elected as an alternate angus delegate for ..... 
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AgStar Proud to Offer a New Grant Supporting Ag Education in High Schools

Wed, Sep 23rd, 2009
Posted in Business Announcements

MANKATO, Minn. (September 21, 2009) - AgStar Financial Services' Fund for Rural America, a corporate-giving program, is proud to announce a new grant program supporting equipment for agriculture classrooms. The AgStar Fund has approved $50,000 for th ..... 
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