Economic Gateway http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org Sweetgrass Development News RSS Feed Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:12:43 -0700 en-us Great Falls, MT has it all: Education, economic opportunities and an infectious small-town charm http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13652 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Great Falls is home to over 58,000 residents making it Montana’s third largest city. Residents can take advantage of over 40 miles of River’s Edge Trail, can picnic at Gibson Park and Gian... New Montana facility will provide organic eggs to many Costcos across the Pacific Northwest http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13827 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Tue, 19 Sep 8800 15:05:45 -0800 Costco will now have locally sourced eggs available in their stores across Montana and Washington thanks to a Montana egg facility. Over 30 Hutterite colonies have partnered with Costco to provide ... Northern Transit Interlocal http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13834 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Tue, 19 Sep 8800 15:05:45 -0800 Northern Transit Interlocal (NTI) and partners Toole County Transit, Glacier County Transit and Pondera County Transit were born in 2007 and have provided over 50,000 rides since its inception. NTI an... Business and recreation come together in Cascade County, Montana. http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13651 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cascade County is the fifth-most populous county in Montana and home to the communities of Belt, Neihart, Cascade, Simms, Sun River, Fort Shaw and Vaughn. Malmstrom Air Force Base and the Universit... NADO News http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13701 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A publication of the National Association of Development Agencies.  This week's highlights:  • Monthly NADO Legislative Update is August 29 • NADO and the National Ass... Toole County offers natural amenities and growth opportunities http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13650 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Tue, 19 Sep 8400 15:04:50 -0800 Toole County has access to major transportation lines and is easily accessible so that manufacturing businesses can thrive. In the county, mining, agriculture, utilities, and transportation and wareho... Preserving historic main streets and revitalizing business is good for business growth. http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13118 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Montana Main Street Program, established in 2005 and currently serving twenty-seven communities across the state, is a collaborative effort between the Community Development Division and the Monta... Introducing women into STEM fields builds a better future for Montana. http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13117 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There are some amazing women in Montana doing extraordinary things in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Between 2014 and 2018, STEM jobs in Montana are expected to gr... Wildlife, recreation and the Rocky Mountains converge in Choteau, Montana http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13116 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Welcome to Choteau, the Gateway to the Rocky Mountain Front.  Choteau was incorporated in 1913 and currently has a population of 1,684, as of the 2010 census.  Choteau is the county seat of ... Toole County offers natural amenities and growth opportunities. http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13115 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Toole County, Montana has access to major transportation lines and is easily accessible so that manufacturing businesses can thrive. In the county, mining, agriculture, utilities, and transportation a... Plan your next vacation to Glacier National Park and experience beauty and peacefulness. http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12869 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Tue, 19 Sep 4400 15:01:48 -0800 As the Crown of the Continent, Glacier is the headwaters for streams that flow to the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and to Hudson's Bay. Massive mountains, active glaciers, sparkling lakes, h... Let the Montana Business Navigator guide your business to success. http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12868 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Planning and launching a successful business requires access to resources and information to avoid potential hurdles. The Montana Business Navigator offers entrepreneurs an easy-to-use, intuitive busi... Teton County welcomes you with hospitality and beauty. http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12867 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Stop into Teton County to visit the Rocky Mountain front and stay awhile to experience the treasures of the area. The spacious rural life of Teton County is between the wilderness of Lewis and Clark N... The Montana Main Street Program and the Community Technical Assistance Program (CTAP) are happy to forward along the following funding opportunities http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13027 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Historic Preservation Funds National Park Service The Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Underrepresented Communities program supports the survey, inventory, and designation of historic proper... GOVERNOR BULLOCK ANNOUNCES KEYNOTE SPEAKERS FOR INNOVATE MONTANA SYMPOSIUM http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13028 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 INNOVATE MONTANA SYMPOSIUM TO CONNECT DIVERSE INDUSTRIES WITH ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced the keynote speakers for the second annual Innovate Montana Sym... Try the Montana State Fair! http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12866 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 After exploring the amazing Rocky Mountains, Blackfeet lands and history or Glacier National Park try the Montana State Fair! Pick a live show from the annual stellar entertainment line up and enjoy l... Fisher’s Technology announces expansion into Montana http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13026 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 BOISE, Idaho (News Release) — Fisher’s Technology announced its expansion into Montana on Friday. The company is looking forward to integrating its services into the Billings and Grea... AgriTech Park in Great Falls is one of the many reasons to relocate to Montana! http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12865 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Welcome to Great Falls, Montana and the Great Falls Development Authority! Great Falls has embarked upon a visionary effort to diversify the region’s economy, create high wage jobs and competiti... Department of Transportation -Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program Certification http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12842 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Department of Transportation is currently recruiting businesses for the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program and wanted to notify you of the opportunity to become certified/recognized as a smal... Community leaders solve issues and share ideas at the Back to Basics Cooperative Summit http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12393 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 For the second year in a row, community leaders came together to share ideas and learn from each other during the Back to Basics Cooperative Summit. Participants discussed the challenges currently bei... Rodeos in central montana http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12730 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The cowboy culture is part of Montana’s history and rodeos showcase the skills cowboys have used over many years. Events include calf roping, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling... Rural Communities Must Empower Youth - Has your Montana community taken advantage of MEDA's Resource Team Assessments? http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12676 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The future of rural America depends on attracting younger generations to make a life in smaller communities. That means listening to young people, responding to their interests, and sharing power. ... Sweetgrass Development Annual Meeting (March 27, 2017) http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12629 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sweetgrass Development Annual Meeting 4:30 p.m., Monday, March 27, 2017 Stage Stop Inn, Choteau, MT Click here to view the agenda. ... Hiker-Biker Shuttle Begins Mother’s Day Weekend http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12091 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The shuttles run on weekends only and will depart from the Apgar Visitor Center WEST GLACIER, MT –Beginning May 13, the spring hiker-biker shuttle that began last year will once again be avai... April is Financial Capability Month http://www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=11217 www.sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 April is Financial Capability Month, so now it's a great time for small business owners or aspiring entrepreneurs to brush up on their financial skills. SBA has numerous resources to help you get ...