Growing prosperity in greater minnesota

DEED answers FAQs on new broadband grant program

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Office of Broadband Development has been holding meetings throughout the state this summer to share information about the new Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant Program, which the Greater Minnesota Partnership was instrumental in getting passed this past legislative session. To help answer some of the common questions about the program, DEED has also included a list of frequently asked questions (and their answers) on its website at http://mn.gov/deed/images/FAQs.docx (for a PDF version, click here).

Join us for the CGMC Summer Conference!

The Greater Minnesota Partnership’s sister organization, the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, is still accepting registrations for its annual Summer Conference!

In conjunction with the conference, the GMNP will be holding its first annual membership meeting at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20 in the Windsor I room at the Kahler Grand Hotel in Rochester (a meeting agenda is attached). The meeting is free and open to all GMNP members.

GMNP members are encouraged to stay for the CGMC Summer Conference, which kicks off at 2 p.m. on Aug. 20. Continue reading