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Series of free webinars planned to help small businesses with the Incumbent Worker Training Program in Montana via ZOOM the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m.

Job Service Sidney in collaboration with Job Service offices in Glendive, Miles City and Wolf Point, have put together a series of educational ZOOM sessions for employers. These will take place via ZOOM the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m.

MSU Extension’s Reimagining Rural program challenges small towns to shape their future

At the conclusion of the program, the Montana Community Foundation, a program partner, awarded $32,000 in grants to the communities to support projects that were identified or discussed during the series.

Lake County Community Development Corporation has changed its name to Mission West Community Development Partners.

We believe Mission West Community Development Partners perfectly describes both the region we serve and our way of doing business.

Webinar: FY 2021 Strategic Economic and Community Development (SECD) Funding Opportunity – Tuesday, February 9, 2021 -Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

We encourage you to join if your work supports regional community development or promotes rural economic diversity.

11+ Best Science Websites for Interactive Learning

These websites offer great interactive content for curious minds of all ages.

Livingston, Montana’s PFL growing amid pandemic; plans to add close to 80 employees in first half of 2021

“We find that to be, really, a continuation of companies like RightNow and Zoot (Enterprises) and others that have grown up in Bozeman,” he said. “We all live here because we like it, but I think some of that same appeal allows us to build world class software products from a place like the Gallatin Valley.”

The Miles City Small Business Development Center is hosting Angela Mendoza’s ‘Leading in Times of Crisis’ January 14, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. 

Glen Klann, the author of Crisis Leadership, states that “During a crisis, your goal is to reduce loss and keep things operating as normal as possible.” Leading in Times of Crisis will teach you the necessary actions to prepare and respond to leading your team through this time.

Idaho extends reimbursement deadline for Strong Families grant recipients

The state took $50 million in federal CARES Act money to pay for the grants. Congress passed the stimulus law, formally known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, in March.

The Fight Between Cornices and Spreadsheets in Rural America. Which One is Winning in Your Community?

Running the world for the interests of people who only value money will have us fighting with each other over who inherits a planet none of us can live on.

Regents recommend approval of Bitterroot Valley College District, say they can’t afford it

“recognize the significant educational merits of the proposal while also recognizing that important information about the sources of funding necessary to launch and sustain an additional community college in Montana is currently unavailable to the Regents and can only be provided by future commitments made by the voters of Ravalli County, other potential funders, and the Legislature itself.”