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Call All Innovators, Inventors and Entrepreneurs! The Rink is Open: A Conversation with Itasca Economic Development Corporation

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The RINK Pitch Competition is a catalyst that connects startup innovators,
entrepreneurs, and creative talent with funders. It’s a place to showcase ideas and grow them from back-of-the-napkin /garage-tinkering into real businesses!

Innovate 218 is the Arrowhead region's Launch Minnesota hub, a statewide
collaborative effort to accelerate the growth of startups and amplify Minnesota as a national leader in innovation!

IEDC President Tamara Lowney and Project Manager Amanda Lamppa joined us in the studio to tell us more.

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Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 20 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota.
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