Family farms thrive with a mix of entrepreneurship, innovation and grit.
3rd Quarter 2016
Hit in the 1980s by the joint forces of globalization, falling commodity process, a deep recession and soaring interest rates, many family farms fell into debt or were lost to forclosure. This is a story of sturdy Central Minnesota resilience.
Central Minnesota's family farms survive with a mix of entrepreneurship, innovation and grit.
St. Cloud State University President Earl H. Potter was an advocate for education, and economic and social change.
How Staples and Motley are making sure a community-based solution will introduce awareness and change.
How creativity and openness are creating job opportunities across the region.
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An innovative work-release program in Pine City Provides job training to jail inmates and helps local businesses meet workforce challenges.
Education Foundations encourage excellence in schools across Central Minnesota.
How Central Minnesota utilities support economic development in towns they serve.
Cross-Tech Manufacturing Crosslake, Minn.