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AURI Executive Director presents at SSTI

Posted on September 16, 2014, in AURI News

AURI Executive Director Teresa Spaeth was invited to speak at the national SSTI conference in Chicago this week as part of a panel about “Supporting Innovation in Rural Economies.” Spaeth’s topic was on strengthening our rural roots, which focused on AURI’s role on enhancing the rural economy. Specifically Spaeth spoke about the help AURI provides […]

Small meat processing industry at a crossroads

Posted on September 5, 2014, in News

–by Liz Morrison Minnesota’s small meat processing industry is entering a critical transition period, as aging owners approach retirement, and aging facilities need modernizing. That’s according to a new AURI survey of Minnesota’s 280 small meat and poultry processors. The $70,000 study, released in May, found that two-thirds of the owner-operators of small meat processing […]

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Upcoming Events

Free training and assessment opportunities for solid waste

Taking place on September 11, 2014

Learn how to save money and the environment by attending the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program solid waste training in Jackson. This program will include: MnTAP assistance resources Waste Assessments Self-audit skills Resource reduction/waste prevention opportunities The training in Granite Falls will take place September 19. Click Promo Piece Granite Falls and Jackson to view the link to see […]

AURI@Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council’s Career Expo

Taking place on September 24, 2014

Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council’s Career Expo September 24, 2014 SMSU, Marshall, MN

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