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MMDC Seeks Public Input on Two Major Topics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Day, Mid-Minnesota Development CommissionPhone: (320) 235-8504Email: [email protected] MMDC Seeks Public Input on Two Major Topics MMDC Seeks Public Input on Two Major Topics September 29, 2021: The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC) is a regional development organization, serving Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, and Renville Counties. As part of MMDC’s effort to strengthen …

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MMDC Offers New “Community Enhancement Funding Opportunity

Aims to Improve Quality of Life and Opportunity for Prosperity Throughout Region Update April 11, 2022: The MMDC will not be considering more applications until fall 2022. October 13, 2021: As part of Mid-Minnesota Development Commission’s (MMDC) effort to support local communities and ensure high quality of life throughout the region, the organization is launching …

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Nathan Reuss Joins the MMDC’s Economic Development, Team

Will Help Communities, Businesses, and Organizations Increase Resilience and Prosperity September 2021:  The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC) recently hired Nathan Reuss for the role of Economic Developer. Reuss will join MMDC’s Michelle Marotzke on MMDC’s Economic Development Team in Mid-September. Together, Marotzke and Reuss will assist stakeholders throughout the Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, and Renville County …

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MMDC Announces Community Input Sessions

The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission is urging all residents of Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, and Renville Counties to participate in the development of our region’s new Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy. This plan will be used as a “road map” to guide economic development work for the next five years. It will also ensure continued access to federal …

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Smith joins the MMDC for the Agency’s Regional Transportation Coordinator Role

January 2020: The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC) recently hired Terry Smith for the role of Regional Transportation Coordinator to support the work of the Mid-Minnesota Regional Transportation Coordination Program (MMRTCC). “I am proud to be joining Eric Day and the exciting staff at the MMDC in the Regional Transportation Coordinator role. Having lived and worked …

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Carlson Joins Mid-Minnesota Development Commission in Communications/Office Assistant Role

Helping to Tell the Stories of The MMDC and The Communities They Serve The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC) recently welcomed Ben Carlson to the role of Communications Specialist. Carlson will elevate MMDC visibility by sharing the organization’s accomplishments throughout the region. He will also use his skills to support key MMDC initiatives, including economic and …

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Bonlender and Marotzke Join the MMDC’s COVID-Recovery Effort

The Economic Development Professionals are Available to Assist Businesses and Local Stakeholders Two economic development professionals have joined the Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC) to assist the Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, and Renville County region with recovery from the economic injuries resulting from current pandemic. Rick Bonlender (Olivia, MN) began with the MMDC on August 24 and …

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New CARES Act Revolving Loan Fund Awarded to the MMDC by the EDA

Funds Will Help Businesses and Nonprofits Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $957,000 to the Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC). These funds will capitalize a new CARES ACT Revolving Loan Fund to help businesses and nonprofits in Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, and Renville Counties recover from the economic injuries caused …

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MMDC Secures Rural Transportation Coordination Council Phase 3 Implementation Grant

Will Help Residents Connect with Needed Rides Throughout 4-County Area The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC) has leveraged $19,500 in local levy dollars, to gain state and federal Rural Transportation Coordination Council (RTCC) funds totaling $175,500. These funds will be used to help our region’s residents find and access transportation services so they can fully-participate in …

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