St. Paul (Learfield) The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced today that it has awarded two-point-three million dollars in grants to infrastructure projects in Greater Minnesota.

The funding, awarded from DEED’s Greater Minnesota Business Development Public Infrastructure Grant Program, was approved for Brooten, Redwood Falls, Luverne, and International Falls.

It is expected to retain or create more than 200 full-time jobs.