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Tackling the Trifecta

Workforce, housing, child care: Central Minnesotans work to untangle a knot of challenging issues.

Fall 2018

Citizens unite with creative thinking, innovative solutions.


Tackling the Trifecta

Central Minnesota unites to solve workforce, housing, child care challenge.

Behind the Numbers

What the data tells us about our region’s economy.

Call of the Loon

An education center dedicated to the state bird is taking shape in Crosslake.

Art Sets Us Apart

How public art invigorates Central Minnesota’s economy.


Regional Highlights

Get the latest highlights from the 14-county area.

A Place For You

A Place For You creates a new revenue stream to support transitional housing for homeless adults in Central Minnesota.

Cooking Up Opportunities

Culinary training program brings needed skills to lakes-area resorts.

Farming the Future

The promise of planned giving.

Cowgirl Tuff

A bonanza of jeans and western wear.