About Ling Becker

As the VHEDC’s Executive Director, Ling is the primary point person for the organization and works to carry out the directive of the board as well as all the investors of the VHEDC.She meets regularly with city and other government officials to assist with new development projects.

Vadnais Heights Fire Receives Class 2 Insurance: May Mean Lower Rates for Businesses

By | 2018-02-21T17:40:53+00:00 February 21st, 2018|News|

Vadnais Heights Fire Receives Class 2 Insurance: May Mean Lower Rates for Businesses VADNAIS HEIGHTS, MN – The City of Vadnais Heights has improved its fire insurance rating to a Class 2 rating which is the top rating in the State of Minnesota. The Vadnais Heights Fire Department recently completed the Public Protection Classification (PPC) [...]

Who’s New in the Neighborhood?

By | 2018-01-28T20:56:57+00:00 January 28th, 2018|News|

Meet Dr. Jen Goldsmith of Lux Chiropractic!    Dr. Jen is a family wellness chiropractor and sees all ages but has a particular focus on providing care for moms and children, with extensive studies completed in both pregnancy and pediatric focused care. She witnesses miracles every day in her practice as her patients reclaim their [...]

Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC) receives 2018 Partnership Award from the Economic Development Association of Minnesota (EDAM)

By | 2018-01-24T09:16:20+00:00 January 24th, 2018|News|

The Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC) received the 2018 Partnership Award by the Economic Development Association of Minnesota (EDAM) last week for the Gen Z Connection: Skills and Careers in Manufacturing program. Late last week, EDAM hosted an awards ceremony as part of their annual Winter Conference to recognize projects and professionals in the [...]

Academy for Sciences & Agriculture Named High-Quality Charter School

By | 2018-01-11T20:33:26+00:00 January 11th, 2018|News|

Vadnais Heights, Minn., (January 10, 2018) – The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently named the Academy for Sciences & Agriculture (AFSA) a High-Quality Charter School. The designation is based on data in reading growth and proficiency, math growth and proficiency, science growth and proficiency, graduation rates and other operational and financial factors. AFSA is [...]

VHEDC Announces New Partnership with UpTurnships

By | 2017-12-10T07:33:01+00:00 December 10th, 2017|News|

The VHEDC is entering into strategic partnership with UpTurnships beginning in 2018. UpTurnships, created in 2014,  is a nonprofit that prepares under-resourced college students for success through training, coaching and paid internships during college. UpTurnships works with area colleges to recruit candidates, prepare them for the work experience, and provides professional development and mentoring throughout the [...]

Debby Gustafson, Twin Cities Metro CDC Vice President & Senior Loan Officer, is new President of the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation

By | 2017-12-06T17:15:10+00:00 December 6th, 2017|News|

The VHEDC Board of Directors elected its 2018 officers and approved the ballot results of its new Board of Directors at their 2017 Annual Meeting held on December 6, 2018. Directors are elected to two-year terms, and they meet monthly to foster, develop and implement creative networking, business development and positive outcomes for the business [...]


By | 2017-11-27T16:49:37+00:00 November 27th, 2017|News|

November 27, 2017. Saint Paul, Minnesota. MGC Diagnostics Corporation, (Nasdaq: MGCD) a global medical technology company (“MGCD”), announced it has agreed to be acquired by affiliates of Altus Capital Partners, Inc. (“Altus”). Altus is a private equity firm that makes control investments in middle market manufacturing businesses. Altus will acquire all outstanding shares of MGCD [...]

AFSA Students Meet BestPrep Mentors at HealthEast

By | 2017-11-27T05:16:14+00:00 November 27th, 2017|News|

As a part of the BestPrep Mentorship program, 42 HealthEast employees email weekly with students from AFSA High School located in Vadnais Heights.  The students learn from their mentors about different career and education paths and hone their emailing skills. Last week, they met in person at St. Joseph's Hospital. After an energetic conversation, the [...]

Industrial, Lease, Vadnais Heights, MN – Great Fenced-In Outdoor Storage Area

By | 2017-11-22T07:53:23+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Featured Properties|

2,760 SF Available 1/2 Warehouse Multi-tenant industrial building with drive-in doors and great fenced in outdoor storage. Building was built in 1984 and had new roof added in 2008. This space has fantastic new offices and would be perfect for contractors, etc. Easy access to I-694 and I-35 E, across from Buerkle Honda. Fanum Road [...]