Economic Gateway http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org Sweetgrass Development News RSS Feed Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:37:42 -0700 en-us Introducing women into STEM fields builds a better future for Montana. http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13117 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13116 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13115 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12869 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 23 Aug 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12868 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12867 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13027 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13028 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12866 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=13026 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12865 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12842 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12393 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12730 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12676 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. ... It’s Baseball Season! http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12670 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Click here to to view the Great Falls Voyagers schedule. ... Pondera County is ideal for young families interested in agriculture http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12392 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Pondera County agriculture continues to grow and is looking for the next generation of family farms. Known as the Golden Triangle because of the yellow color of the crops, Pondera County grows some of... Sweetgrass Development Annual Meeting (March 27, 2017) http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12629 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. ... Forward Focus: June News & Events for Manufacturers - Montana Manufacturing Extension Center http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12727 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Come join MMEC and your fellow manufacturing peers at the Innovate Montana Symposium on July 12-13! Here are a few of the sessions with content of specific interest to manufacturers: Cybersecurity:... NorthWestern Energy provides more than 60% of its energy from renewable resources http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12728 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 An investment of more than $1 billion has allowed NorthWestern Energy to provide more than 60% of its energy from renewable resources, helping it lead the way to a brighter future in Montana. Learn... Residents welcome new broadband lines near Dearborn, Montana http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12729 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 When Jim Ahrens noticed he had faster, more reliable internet service he didn't conjure up a catchy history-making line that would shame telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell's "Mr. Wa... Open a business in Glacier County and let nature provide the decorating http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12391 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 With a high-speed broadband connection, businesses and mobile workers can choose where to do business. So why not choose a place with great beauty and quality of life? Glacier County is that place. Lo... The Blackfeet people are preserving culture and building businesses in the northern plains http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12390 sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Understanding the proud history of the Blackfeet people brings a deeper appreciation of the northern plains and Montana. The Blackfeet people have occupied the Rocky Mountain region for more than 10,0... Hiker-Biker Shuttle Begins Mother’s Day Weekend http://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=12091 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://sweetgrassdevelopment.org/sweetgrass/news-&-events/?item=11217 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 ...