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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Ever wonder what the economy in your part of Minnesota looks like? As leaders, it can be helpful for us to understand how the health of our community is tied to the businesses and industries that make their home in our region.
Thankfully, Extension Economic Impact Analyst Brigid Tuck and a team of collaborators have created twelve reports that provide insights into the economic strengths and concerns for each region of the state. If you are curious about what industries produce in your area, what employment and wages look like, and the degree to which your region is taking advantage of available opportunities, check out the reports: http://www.extension.umn.edu/community/economic-impact-analysis/reports/#econ-comp
Monday, February 9, 2015
Check out Minnesota state demographer Susan Brower's informative blog post regarding population trends across Minnesota on the Minnesota Compass blog. For any community, workplace, or organization that is concerned about attracting and retaining talent, this overview provides some key findings that can inform strategies to keep your areas vibrant and vital.
Read the whole post here.
Read the whole post here.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Join Extension Research Fellow Ben Winchester as he provides the latest information on rural issues and trends. This FREE, three-part series will discuss the rural narrative, migration patterns, and leadership demands. All times are Noon to 1 p.m. Central time.
- March 19 - Rewriting the Rural Narrative
- May 14 - The Brain Gain of Newcomers
- July 16 - Rural Leadership Demands
If you are interested to read more and would like to register, please visit http://z.umn.edu/ruralwebinar.
For questions, please contact Ben Winchester at email@example.com or 320-589-5033.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Here is a great chance to have some fun with the whole family while supporting community leadership development initiatives. Alumni of the McLeod for Tomorrow programming are hosting a Winterfest with lots of fun events. Funds raised contribute to building future leaders in the county. Go check this out and dress warmly!
Monday, December 1, 2014
We recently talked with Paul Torkelson about his leadership story. Paul is a representative in the Minnesota House of Representatives and an alum of the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leaders program. Watch and listen about how knowing yourself can contribute to more effective leadership.
To hear more stories about how Minnesota leaders are doing great things for the state and their communities, visit our Perspectives on Leadership page.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
Our friends at the Cannon River Watershed Project have an opening for a Community Engagement Program Coordinator position. If this is something you are interested in, check out the position announcement linked below.
Position Announcement - Community Engagement Coordinator.pdf