Friday, March 03, 2023
Fifteen hometown projects that will bring nearly $4 million in main street improvements to Brainerd, Cold Spring, Little Falls, Long Prairie and St. Cloud, have been approved by the Initiative Foundation as part of the Minnesota Main Street Revitalization program. Since the start of the project, the Initiative Foundation has approved 25 projects with investments totaling more than $14 million in Brainerd, Cold Spring, Little Falls, Long Prairie, Pine River and Brainerd. The funding is supported by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), which allocated $4.5 million to the Initiative Foundation for Central Minnesota economic...
Friday, February 10, 2023
Falls Fabricating is looking to expand. Just two years after six employees purchased the business to ensure another company wouldn’t buy it and move jobs out of Little Falls, the new owners are hoping to add 40,000 square feet to their plant and add 20 new jobs. “I’m really just impressed with the culture that they’re building and the work that they’re doing over there,” said Little Falls City Administrator Jon Radermacher. “It’s really encouraging to see that in a business that’s really been homegrown to do that. Those are the ones that we love to support.”...
Friday, February 24, 2023
The Women's Business Alliance, a program of the Entrepreneur Fund, in partnership with the Women's Leadership Fund and the Initiative Foundation is hosting the 2nd annual