The top five counties for commuters include:

  • Feeborn County, MN: 9,662 workers
  • Mower County, MN: 442 workers
  • Faribault County, MN: 179 workers
  • Winnebago County, IA: 110 workers
  • Worth County, IA: 106 workers

The top five counties for commuters include:

Freeborn County, MN

Freeborn County, MN
Mower County, MN

Mower County, MN

Faribault County, MN

Faribault County, MN
Winnebago County, IA

Winnebago County, IA

Worth County, IA

Worth County, IA

Freeborn County Labor Market Area:

Freeborn County


Waseca County

Waseca County

Mower County

Mower County

Worth County, Iowa

Worth County, Iowa

Albert Lea

Faribault County

Faribault County

Winnebago County, Iowa

Winnebago County, Iowa




Riverland's Training & Development

(RTD) Division is a resource for business and industry.

(800) 247-5039

RTD advances the economic vitality of the region through training opportunities customized for business and industry. This rapid response arm of the College deals directly with the workforce skills needed by a variety of employers.


Problem-solving – solutions that are not only strategic, but grounded in real-world learning.

Knowledgeable – solutions that are provided by trainers and instructors who share real-life, hands-on experience and stay current with your business’s/industry’s trends.


Customized – solutions that fit your organization and are developed in response to your specific needs.

Effective – solutions that address challenges at the true/real source and result in real/visible/noticeable change.


Efficient – solutions that minimize employee downtime by being provided at your site, at your time, at your request.

Options – solutions that can be delivered/provided to employees in a variety of methods such as CEUs (continuing education units) or credit-based college courses.


Riverland Training and Development works annually with more than 400 companies and organizations across the region, serving more than 5,000 employees. We have provided solutions through training and education in the following areas.

Management & Professional Development
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Personal Development
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • HR Management
Manufacturing Technology
  • Machining
  • Welding
  • Drafting
  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Hydraulics
Continuing Education
  • Healthcare
  • Trades
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Paraprofessional
Public Safety
  • Fire Training
  • Hazardous Materials
  • OSHA Compliance
Computer Technology
  • Software Skills
  • Networking
  • e-Commerce
  • Education To Go
  • Commercial
  • Inspection
  • Forklift
  • Motorcycle
Health and Safety
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Nursing CEUs
  • Industrial Safety
  • Food Safety
Business & Organizational Development
  • Leadership & Team building
  • Quality
  • Communications Skills
  • Employment Practices

The categories listed above provide an overview of some general areas of training with other options available as well. Riverland’s Training and Development business consultants are ready to help your organization become more successful.

Employment Resources

Minnesota Workforce Center

  • Riverland Community College
    2200 Riverland Drive
    Albert Lea, MN 56007-1868
  • Phone: 507-369-1488
  • Toll Free: 1-888-GET-JOBS
  • Fax: 507-379-3413
  • TTY: Minnesota Relay 711
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday - Friday

Express Personnel Services

  • Location:
    1410 West Main
    Albert Lea, MN 56007
  • Phone: 507-369-1488
  • Fax: 507-373-2826
  • Toll-Free: (800) 898-2826
  • Email: jobs.albertleamn (at)

Manpower Services

  • Northbridge Mall
    2463 Bridge Ave.
    Albert Lea, MN 56007
  • Phone: 507-377-7410
  • Fax: 507-377-1262
  • Toll-Free: (800) 371-1262
  • Email: (at)