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Dislocated Worker Program

Workforce Development Inc. (WDI) has dislocated worker funding available for high-demand career education and training from Riverland. Some program areas include:
You may be eligible for this program if you are out of work through no fault of your own, eligible for unemployment insurance, and unlikely to return to your previous occupation or industry.
For more information call WDI at 507-433-0555 or use the links below.

Women in Truck Driving Program

WDI has funding available through a WESA grant for women of color, women over 50, or low-income women to enroll in Riverland’s Truck Driving program beginning August 24, 2020.

Get real-world, hands-on training with Riverland’s 16-week commercial (CDL) truck driving program. Benefits include a built-in 4-week internship, direct job connections with area carriers, and endorsements in the following areas: box trailers, flatbeds, double/triples, tankers, and large passenger vehicle (bus, motorcoach).

For more information contact Jonathan Rymer, Riverland’s Truck Driving program director at 507-433-0608 or

• Truck Driving Webpage
WDI Informational Flier


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• Associate of Arts Degrees
• Associate of Science Degrees
• Bachelor's Degrees

These programs lead to further college or university education.