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The Business First Stop Team Tours the Graceville Grain Terminal

State agency leaders visit 11 communities (one was Graceville in Big Stone County!) to highlight investments in water, energy, agriculture innovation in Greater Minnesota. Among the goals of the trip is to increase awareness of Minnesota Business First Stop, which Gov. Mark Dayton created in 2012 to help businesses cut through red tape when working with state agencies.  Minnesota Business First Stop streamlines the process for financing, licensing, permitting, technical assistance and other resources that state agencies provide to businesses. Commissioner Hardy will be joined on the trip by leaders from the following state agencies: Andrea Vaubel, assistant commissioner, Department of Agriculture John Linc Stine, commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Tom Landwehr, commissioner, Department of Natural Resources Mark Phillips, commissioner, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board Charlie Zelle, commissioner, Department of Transportation Cynthia Bauerly, commissioner, Department of Revenue Ken Peterson, commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry Mike Rothman, commissioner, Department of Commerce  — Graceville, Wheaton-Dumont Co-op Elevator’s Graceville Grain Terminal – provided the Commissioners a tour of this newer unit train loading facility.  The tour was provided …