NOW AVAILABLE – 2017 County Profiles

NOW AVAILABLE – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has release the 2017 County Profiles.  This data includes population, labor force, and employment statistics.

Bucking the Trend: 3 Minn. Small Towns that Continue to Grow

By Nathan Johnson Many small towns have lost residents over the last decade. Three small cities in Minnesota have seen their populations grow, even during the Great Recession. What’s going on here? America’s metropolitan areas continue to grow while small towns […]

Hill Appointed to Regional Revolving Loan Fund Board

Bill Hill, Jr., has recently been appointed to the East Central Regional Development Commission (ECRDC) Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Board of Directors representing Mille Lacs County. The ECRDC RLF provides gap financing to small businesses in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille […]

Nelson Reappointed to Regional Revolving Loan Fund Board

Rachelle Nelson has recently been reappointed to the East Central Regional Development Commission (ECRDC) Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Board of Directors representing Mille Lacs County. The ECRDC RLF provides gap financing to small businesses in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs […]

Westling Reappointed to Regional Revolving Loan Fund Board

Frank Westling has recently been reappointed to the East Central Regional Development Commission (ECRDC) Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Board of Directors representing Kanabec County. The ECRDC RLF provides gap financing to small businesses in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs & […]

Williamson Reappointed to Regional Revolving Loan Fund Board

Glen Williamson has recently been reappointed to the East Central Regional Development Commission (ECRDC) Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Board of Directors. The ECRDC RLF provides gap financing to small businesses in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs & Pine Counties.   […]

Amundson, newest member of ECRDC planning staff.

The East Central Regional Development Commission welcomes Karen Amundson as the newest member of our planning staff.  Karen joins the ECRDC staff after serving for more than 12 years as the Executive Director of the Mora Area Chamber of Commerce.  […]