A bill making its way through the Minnesota legislature would bring high-tech upgrades to the Owatonna School District, Riverland Community College, and the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism. The one-million-dollar appropriation has the backing of Senator John Jasinski (R-Faribault).
A press release from the senator’s office states the bill “would help Owatonna and Steele County recruit and retain talented workers by providing funds for Owatonna Learn to Earn program.
“When I talk to small businesses in our area, they tell me that one of the biggest challenges they are facing is a shortage of workers,” Jasinski says. “The pandemic certainly didn’t help, but many of these issues have been a problem for years – especially outside the metro. This innovative program will help Steele County build and retain a talented workforce for years to come.”
The $1 million package includes
The next step is the Higher Education Committee.
Find the latest updates on the new high school construction here. The three-story, 317,000 square foot building is scheduled to open in the fall of 2023. It will accommodate 1,600 students.
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