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Region Five Development Commission
November 3, 2018
Region 5 invites Todd and Wadena county residents to talk about transportation
STAPLES—Region Five Development Commission invites Todd and Wadena county residents to attend a public meeting to discuss transportation. The event is 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at Timbers Event Center in Staples with a free dinner provided.
November 3, 2018 - 1:30pm
October 6, 2018
R5DC selected by Bush Foundation as member of second Community Creativity Cohort
STAPLES — Region Five Development Commission has been selected as a member of the Bush Foundation's second Community Creativity Cohort. "We are excited to support the amazing work of R5DC to help make our region better for everyone", said Bush Foundation Community Creativity...
October 6, 2018 - 5:30pm
September 17, 2018
Region Five Development Commission hosts community event
LITTLE FALLS—Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) is hosting a community meeting to discuss a statewide initiative called Thriving by Design. The meeting will be held 6-8 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Sprout Growers and Makers Marketplace, 609 13th St., Little Falls.
September 17, 2018 - 6:30am
August 11, 2018
Region Five Development Commission receives transportation grant
STAPLES—Region Five Development Commission was awarded $71,500 from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Region Five Development Commission will serve as the coordinator of the five-county Regional Transportation Coordinating Council for the counties of Crow Wing, Cass,...
August 11, 2018 - 6:30am
July 12, 2018
Brainerd comprehensive plan update survey now open
The city of Brainerd is asking residents to participate in a survey for its comprehensive plan update process. It is seeking input to help define community-developed goals and aspirations to guide future planning efforts that will help create a vision for the next 15-20 years.
July 12, 2018 - 10:30am
July 3, 2018
CWC 4-H hosts 'Party with a Purpose'
LITTLE FALLS—Crow Wing County 4-H will host a "Party with a Purpose" event 6-8 p.m. July 17 at Sprout in Little Falls. The party will raise funds for the youth development programs of 4-H, which deliver quality, research-based content that nurtures positive partnerships between...
July 3, 2018 - 8:30am
June 16, 2018
4-H to host 'Party with a Purpose'
LITTLE FALLS—Crow Wing County 4-H will host a "Party with a Purpose" fundraiser 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 17, to raise money for youth development in the area. The event is sponsored by Sprout, ArtPlace America and the Region Five Development Commission. It will feature traditional...
June 16, 2018 - 5:30am
June 15, 2018
Downtown art initiative part of social crowdfunding campaign
A social crowdfunding campaign for the deTOUR Downtown is currently underway. DeTOUR Downtown is a creative placemaking collaboration between...
June 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 18, 2018
Iron Range Eatery chef claims 'Minced' crown: Cooking competition raises funds for mobile food market
LITTLE FALLS—Combining yucca root, papaya and prickly pear into a judge-pleasing entree would be difficult in any instance, but try doing...
May 18, 2018 - 6:00am
May 1, 2018
Initiative Foundation awards grants to local nonprofits
The Initiative Foundation and its partner funds announced 67 grants totaling $300,599 were awarded during the first quarter of 2018. The grants support organizations and projects primarily in the 14-county region of central Minnesota.
May 1, 2018 - 5:30am
March 13, 2018
Bringing feet to the streets: DeTOUR Downtown seeks art, events during summer reconstruction
A vibrant public square bustling with people listening to outdoor music, admiring murals and poetry chalk art, or creating art themselves—this...
March 13, 2018 - 9:00am
November 20, 2017
Region Five selects 7 'vital projects'
Seven Vital Projects for 2017 were selected by the Region Five Development Commission's Comprehensive Regional Economic Development Strategy committee. The projects were prioritized by a group of diverse regional leaders from the private, public and nonprofit sectors. The committee...
November 20, 2017 - 11:30am
Area broadband projects held up as example at statewide conference
Resilient Region leaders joined more than 150 broadband leaders from across rural Minnesota last month to compare approaches to expanding access...
November 20, 2017 - 10:00am
August 7, 2017
Harvest Dinner set for Aug. 26 at Sunup Ranch
The Eighth Annual Harvest Dinner extends an invitation to the community to join in a celebration of "The Good Life" in northern Minnesota. The Harvest Dinner brings together all who are interested in the region's water-rich environments and agricultural heritage. This summer, the...
August 7, 2017 - 3:30pm
July 26, 2017
Area co-op coalition receives Innovation funding
The Food Co-op Coalition of the Region Five Development Commission was recently awarded $49,600 in Innovation funding from National Joint Powers...
July 26, 2017 - 8:00am