"A common ground voice for our community"

Rural Economy

Rural Economy

Rural economies include many interrelated areas such as agriculture, transportation, and housing.


Mindy Kimmel seeks to establish rural broadband to support rural families and farmers.

She knows safety nets are needed to protect family farms from unforeseen circumstances.

Providing incentives for conservation efforts preserves our land, water, and air.


Long-term transportation solutions include funding highway expansions in Greater Minnesota. Mindy supports expanding Hwy 14 from regional centers New Ulm to Rochester. Expanding rural highways allows for economic growth and safer travel. Click for more information

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Providing affordable housing choice increases the local workforce and contributes to economic growth. By partnering with local communities Mindy seeks to find common ground solutions to housing challenges in the community.