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Thursday, September 12, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (9/12/19) —The Minneapolis Regional Chamber is announcing the 2019-2020 Leadership Twin Cities class at the program’s annual kickoff retreat today. Participants were selected based on their commitment to improving the Minneapolis-St. Paul community, leadership within professional and volunteer roles, and a demonstrated interest in professional development. “We are thrilled to ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MINN. – Bituminous Roadways, Inc. (BR) is pleased to announce its expansion into the northern metro asphalt paving market, with the opening of their fourth asphalt plant located in Columbus, Minn. The plant has been operational since this past May, with asphalt mix being produced throughout the summer. “We are happy to now provide asphalt contracting services throughout the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (September 2019)—The Minneapolis Regional Chamber’s Development Foundation and partner the University of St. Thomas Schulze School of Entrepreneurship are pleased to bring the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) to the area. This program transforms middle and high school students into business owners as part of a weekly entrepreneurship education class beginning this fall. The chamber ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (August 27, 2019) – The Opus Group (Opus) announced today the start of construction on Dodd Road Business Center, a speculative industrial development in Eagan, Minn. Construction on the 152,000-square-foot building is expected to be complete in the first quarter of 2020. “We’re excited to bring a highly-functional industrial project to the Eagan market to meet the growing demand for ...read more
Categories: Member News, Mpls Regional Chamber
Thursday, July 11, 2019
We have almost all of the SB I-35W traffic shifted to the northbound lanes, which will allow crews to repave SB I-35W this year. The remaining southbound area—between Co. Rd. H and Co. Rd. 88—will shift this week. Earlier this week, we shifted the southbound traffic between Co. Rd. H and Co. Rd. 96 to the northbound lanes.On Monday night, July 15, the southbound traffic between Co. Rd. 96 and ...read more
Categories: Transit
Monday, July 01, 2019
The following is a statement from Minneapolis Regional Chamber President and CEO Jonathan Weinhagen, co-chair of the Minnesota Complete Count Committee, a statewide effort to encourage participation in the 2020 U.S. Census, regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision concerning the citizenship question on the 2020 census: "We are pleased that the Supreme Court is blocking the untested and ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release, Bloomington Chamber, Northeast Mpls Chamber
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (05/14/2019) - The Bloomington Chamber recently announced the 2019 Bloomington Future Leaders scholarship winners. The chamber has given away $36,250 to local high school students since 2014.   The Bloomington Future Leaders (BFL) program is a joint effort between the chamber and Bloomington ISD 271. The program provides opportunities for chamber members and students at ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Bloomington Chamber
Friday, April 12, 2019
Highway impacts As construction activities pick-up, we need some short-term and long-term closures that will impact driving on I-35W: Access from NB I-35W to 5th Ave. in downtown will be closed April 15 through September 2019. Crews need to close this access to complete the remainder of the permanent work on the ramp. Drivers will still be able to use NB I-35W to access 11th St./Grant St.SB ...read more
Categories: Transit
Friday, March 29, 2019
Nighttime work for pavement removals Residents that live near the Minnesota River Bridge may notice an increase in nighttime noise as crews continue prepping for an early April traffic switch then complete pavement removals on both sides of the river. Right now overnight work is possible from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, Sunday through Thursday, through fall 2019. We will update you if the schedule ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Transit
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Long-term southbound I-35W lane closure begins April 16 Beginning 8 p.m. Tue, April 16, SB I-35W will be reduced to two lanes between Co. Rd. 96 and Co. Rd. E2 until November 2019.Overnight lane closures through November 2019 Please be aware that additional overnight lane closures may occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on I-35W through November 2019. Overnight lane closures allow crews to do work when ...read more
Categories: Transit
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (February 2019) – The Bloomington Chamber is on the move to a new office beginning February 5. The chamber is taking on 2019 with a new location that will support their continued dedication to serving their members and the Bloomington community. The new space will also allow the Bloomington Chamber to help generate economic growth and excitement, particularly in East ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Press Release
Friday, January 18, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (January 2019) - Recognizing the need for greater education and outreach about the importance of transit and transportation, the Minneapolis Regional Chamber announced at their 2019 Annual Meeting that Move Minneapolis is merging with the chamber. Move Minneapolis promotes sustainable transportation including transit, carpooling, car-sharing, biking, telecommuting and walking. Through ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis Regional Chamber, in partnership with Hennepin County, is connecting businesses and property owners with services aimed at supporting the implementation of organics recycling.   Hennepin County is required by state law to recycle 75 percent of its waste by 2030. To meet this goal, the County Board recently passed revisions to the county’s recycling ordinance ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Northeast Mpls Chamber, Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Regional Chamber President and CEO, Jonathan Weinhagen, has been appointed by Governor Dayton to co-chair the Minnesota Complete Count Committee. The committee will be charged with leading statewide efforts to encourage residents to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census. Other members of the committee include former Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton, Blandin ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Mpls Regional Chamber