• News for Community

    Monday, November 18, 2019
    It seems that each month the community is reading about another established family-owned business closing their doors for good.  In the past few months, businesses like the Gingerbread House, Sky Dragon Buffet, O & B Shoes, Bernie's Lapidary Supply, Shoot & Save Sports and Just Rite Supermarket are gone. With each closing comes the loss of the family story of who, when, why and how the business ...read more
    Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Chamber, Human Interest
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    As towns in southeast Minnesota think about economic growth in the region and the current and projected workforce shortages, it is imperative to consider the related housing issues. The economic vitality of our region depends on attracting and retaining the workforce we need. Vibrant communities and a dynamic economy are built on livability and affordability.  Affordable homes are in short supply ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Chamber
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    Wabasha, MN - Beginning on Saturday, November 9th, all veterans and active-duty members of the military will receive complimentary admission to the National Eagle Center in observance of Veterans Day. Complimentary admission will continue through Veterans Day on Monday, November 11th.  The bald eagle has a deeply personal meaning for many veterans and active-duty military personnel. The National ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    The results of the American Heart Association 2019 Workplace Health Achievement Indexwere announced recently and Southeast Service Cooperative (SSC) achieved Silver recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.  The American Heart Association created the Index with its CEO Roundtable, a leadership collaborative of more than 40 CEOs from some of America’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest