KEYC-TV: Economic development grant helping southern Minnesota

EXCERPT: “When the economy takes a turn for the worse, there is a plan in place. Being proactive and not reactive is the motto for Region 9 Development Commission. ‘How are things going right now and what do we see in the future,’ Region 9 Development Commission Executive Director Nicole Griensewic said. Especially with their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy. Each year, they provide the Economic Development Grant for southern Minnesota. More than $200,000 is invested into the region to prepare the economy for the worst like a natural disaster or economic downfall.” FULL STORY: