Ground Level is launching a new topic page, focusing on the significance of entrepreneurship in Minnesota and how communities are trying to foster its culture.
Archives for February 2012
A village in Spain, where residents volunteer to take on local government tasks, could be an example for strapped Minnesota cities.
Join an online chat about the future of central Minnesota.
How will central Minnesota balance environmental protection with economic development? Join a Ground Level conversation.
Join a conversation about the future of Central Minnesota.
A new virtual incubator in Red Wing is helping Kyle Mehrkens perfect his invention, a winch that pulls waterskiers and wakeboarders without a boat or anybody else around.
Public Insight Network members tell Ground Level what does — or doesn’t — give their communities an aura of entrepreneurship.
The Kauffman Foundation has produced two reports examining obstacles and potential state and local incentives for entrepreneurship.
In a climate where it’s tough to get a small business loan from a bank, microloan programs have stepped in to provide start-up capital.
Minnesota’s property owners will pay 4.7 percent more in property taxes in 2012, according to the state Department of Revenue’s final tax levy figures. That’s a total of $374 million.