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Walz Visits School Sisters of Notre Dame Solar Farm

U.S. Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN) toured the School Sisters of Notre Dame solar farm located atop Good Counsel Hill and discussed how important investing in renewable energy is to meeting America’s energy demands, creating jobs and addressing the threats posed by climate change.

Report: Minnesota is a Global Leader in Water Technology

Minnesota is a global leader in water technology innovation according to a new report released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board. The report found that job growth in the Minnesota water technology industry was three times faster than overall state employment during the last decade and that it employed more than 13,500 workers in 2014.

Four artists selected for Nicollet Mall redesign

Four artists have been selected to create designs for Nicollet Mall artworks as part of the mall redesign project. The artists will work with the mall’s design team to create and integrate new works of art to complement the mall’s current uses and its future look. Their draft design concepts will be presented to the City this fall

SolarCity To Seed Solar ‘Gardens’ To Target Renters

SolarCity aims to tap a potentially big new market: renters. The No. 1 U.S. residential solar installer announced that it will develop a series of community solar installations — that it refers to as "solar gardens" — to enable apartment dwellers, schools and others with shaded roofs in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area to purchase renewable energy without installing solar panels on their properties.

Sen. Franken Proposes New Measures to Invest in Energy Storage Systems, Help Minnesotans Tap...

The Advancing Grid Storage Act would accelerate investments in the deployment of energy storage systems, which are key to a more resilient, efficient, clean, and cost-effective electrical grid. Investing in energy storage will, in turn, help promote economic security and create high-skill, sustainable jobs

KLOBUCHAR, HOEVEN BIPARTISAN WATER HEATER EFFICIENCY LEGISLATION PASSES SENATE

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Hoeven (R-ND) today announced Senate passage of their bipartisan water heater efficiency legislation, which enables rural electric power cooperatives and their members to continue using large, energy-efficient water heaters in “demand response” conservation programs.

IDX, Inc. places online property search into the hands of home seekers on Minnesota...

EUGENE, OR - June 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Rochelle Crow, to the ever-expanding group of agents and brokers who have chosen to integrate an IDX solution onto their website. Crow displays thousands of Willmar, Minnesota area listings with ease and efficiency on his website. Now, potential buyers can effortlessly find the bay area home of their dreams online, without ever having to leave the search page Crow hosts.

IDX, Inc. and Dick Wenaas create remarkable real estate search resource for Minnesota clients

EUGENE, OR - March 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce IDX Broker has been enabled on the professional real estate website of Duluth, Minnesota Broker Dick Wenaas of Coldwell Banker East West Realty. By adopting a customizable IDX solution, Wenaas has synced his website to both Superior MLS and Duluth MLS (DAAR) database, extracting raw listing data and seamlessly integrating it onto the search page he hosts. With IDX Broker software, Wenaas has created a dynamic online property search for his clients and other Minnesota area home seekers.

Minnesota homes displayed with ease on IDX enabled website of Realtor Andre Solanikov

EUGENE, OR - February 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Andre Solanikov and IDX, Inc. have joined forces to upgrade the search capabilities and functions on the real estate website Solanikov hosts. As a member of the Northstar MLS (Northstar), Solanikov has long had access to thousands of Miami, Florida property listings. Now, his clients can experience the same level of accessibility to these Northstar MLS listings, conveniently on the IDX enabled website Solanikov hosts. Not only can Solanikov experience a simplified level of management over his website, his clients can partake in a revolutionary online property search without ever leaving the comfort of their home, or the convenience of the website of Solanikov.

Minnesota real estate website enables thorough dynamic online searches with IDX Broker

EUGENE, OR - February 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. has revolutionized the real estate website of real estate broker Jake Scheeler. Maple Grove, Minnesota brokers, Scheeler have chosen to integrate thousands of Northstar MLS (Northstar) listings directly onto their real estate search page, creating a thorough database of listings which their clients can conveniently search through. Additionally, Scheeler have simplified their own jobs, by letting IDX Broker software manage their listings and all of the behind-the-scenes aspects of their professional website.

Ellison Urges President Obama to Continue Heating Assistance for Minnesotans

WASHINGTON, DC - January 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) joined 103 members of Congress today to urge President Obama to help Minnesotans heat their homes during winter. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low-income families and seniors with their energy bills, which is crucial during cold Minnesota winters. The number of families eligible for the program vastly exceeds the funds available. This funding remains a lifeline during the economic downturn as energy costs continue to rise.

Custom IDX solution provides dynamic online property search on website of Minnesota Realtor Jen...

EUGENE, OR - November 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Jen Geisinger of Luke Team Real Estate to the growing network of agents and brokers who have integrated an IDX solution onto their real estate website. Geisinger can now seamlessly display thousands of Northstar MLS listings on the convenient search page she hosts. By enabling IDX Broker software on her website, she has given her clients and other Maple Grove, Minnesota home seekers the ability to quickly and easily search for homes online.

IDX solution simplifies Minneapolis, Minnesota online real estate search on the website of Kevin...

EUGENE, OR - September 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce Minneapolis, Minnesota real estate broker Kevin Huntington has opted to enable a custom IDX solution on his website. Home seekers can now experience an online property search like never before available, thanks to the partnership between IDX and the Northstar MLS. Thousands of detailed property listings are now synced to Huntington’s search page, giving potential buyers a comprehensive database of homes to search, without ever leaving the website Huntington hosts. The convenient and easy-to-use IDX-enabled website of Hungington has forever changed the Minneapolis home search.

Real estate professional adopts IDX Broker software and simultaneously simplifies his online search page

Eugene, OR - September 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. announces the addition of the Minnesota Home Venture, Inc.’s Chris Mehalovich to its suite of real estate based search applications online. Mehalovich now uses the latest version of IDX Broker to display and completely integrate the Northstar MLS listings on her personal website. This allows him to retain leads generated from direct traffic, rather than losing out to the listing broker through the use of traditional framed MLS search tools.

Real estate professional Garth Johnson increases functionality of his search page by employing IDX...

EUGENE, OR - June 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. has integrated the dynamic IDX Broker software onto the website of Minnesota real estate agent Garth Johnson. Northstar MLS listings are seamlessly displayed on the search page Johnson hosts, creating a database with thousands of detailed property listings for clients of Johnson to search through. The IDX solution he employs even gives Johnson the ability to quickly and easily supply potential Edina, Minnesota buyers with a thorough and innovative IDX-backed real estate search.

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Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $165,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Windom...

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Windom Municipal Airport a grant of $166,160 for infrastructure improvements.

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Minnesota Homeownership Center Secures More Than $1mm to Support Local Housing...

The Minnesota Homeownership Center was awarded $730K in grants from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This funding supports housing counseling services at the Center’s 22 sub-grantees across the state. Each agency will receive between $9,000 and $50,000 to serve low- and moderate-income households and households that have traditionally faced barriers to homeownership