Take our Greater Minnesota housing survey!

Share your thoughts on housing needs in your community! Looking ahead to the 2020 legislative session and beyond, we anticipate that housing will continue to be an important issue at the Legislature. The Greater Minnesota Partnership and its sister organization, the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, are currently in the process of gathering information to […]

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CGMC, GMNP to host housing discussions in September

Looking ahead to the 2020 legislative session and beyond, we anticipate that housing will continue to be an important issue for the GMNP and our sister organization, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC). Housing, or a lack thereof, has a major impact on economic development and growth throughout the state, but oftentimes the conversation at […]

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DEED to host brownfields workshops

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and its partners are hosting four workshops in the coming weeks to provide information about grant programs that assist with the costs of investigating and cleaning up contaminated sites known as brownfields. The goal of these programs is to help redevelopment that will yield jobs, increase […]

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GMNP elects Ely City Councilor Heidi Omerza to serve as president

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, jlliew@flaherty-hood.com PDF version ST. PAUL—Heidi Omerza, a member of the Ely City Council, was elected to serve as president of the Greater Minnesota Partnership (GMNP) at the organization’s annual meeting on July 25. As president, she will help direct efforts to inform state legislators on issues that are important […]

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Reminder: GMNP membership meeting to be held July 25

The GMNP’s annual membership meeting will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 25 in the conference room at the Country Inn & Suites in Bemidji (927 Lake Shore Drive NE, located next to the Sanford Center). The meeting agenda can be found here. Please note that the meeting is being held in conjunction with […]

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GMNP membership meeting to be held July 25

The Greater Minnesota Partnership’s annual membership meeting is coming up on Thursday, July 25 at 11 a.m. in the conference room in the Country Inn & Suites in Bemidji. All GMNP members are encouraged to attend! We will email the full agenda and any other meeting materials to our members when we get closer to […]

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DEED child care grants available

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has announced a request for proposals for the Minnesota Child Care Economic Development Grant program. This legislative session, the state appropriated $750,000 to help reduce the child care shortage in Minnesota. Of this amount, $450,000 must be awarded to proposals that address the shortage in Greater […]

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DEED calls for applications for Redevelopment Grant and Demolition Loan programs

The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has put out a call for applications for the next round of Redevelopment Grant and Demolition Loan programs. The Redevelopment Grant Program helps communities with the costs of redeveloping blighted industrial, residential or commercial sites where costly site preparation stands in the way of a redevelopment project. […]

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Mark your calendar!

Mark your calendar for the GMNP Annual Meeting. It will be held Thursday, July 25 at 11 a.m. in the conference room in the Country Inn & Suites in Bemidji. As in past years, the meeting will be held in conjunction with the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities’ Summer Conference, which will be held July […]

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