Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: 100+ seat restaurant in Sandstone.

SCORE Small Business Webinar

Our friends at SCORE are holding some great free small business focused webinars over the next several weeks, including on September 28: Boom! Take Your Business to the Next Level Using Webinars, Podcasts, Live Streaming and Beyond.

East Central Regional Broadband Conference Oct. 6

East Central Minnesota Broadband Conference

A Regional Broadband Conference is being hosted for East Central Minnesota Accelerate! High-Speed Internet, help make it happen! East Central Minnesota Broadband Conference October 6, 2021 3:00pm to 4:30pm Braham Event Center 655 8th St. SW, Braham, MN 55006 East […]

PPP Forgiveness

1 Million SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) recipients have already applied for forgiveness – have you? For more info:

CareerForce Training

Looking for a job? CareerForce is holding a free webinar: “Career Search for Veterans” on September 27th at 10:00 AM. Thank you Veterans for your service! For more info or to register:

Business Profitability

It’s all about making a profit. Here are 9 tips to boost your small business’ profitability:

Main Street COVID Grants

MN DEED’s Main Street COVID Grant Program is now accepting applications through Sept. 29 at 11:59 PM. Grants from $10,000 to $25,000 are available. For more info and an application:

Veterans Service Officer

Amy Dow is Mille Lacs County’s Veterans Service Officer. She can help provide guidance and assistance to veterans, their spouse / survivors and dependents, including help with applying for veterans benefits and transportation to the VA Health Care System. To […]

Fall Colors

The fall colors are starting to pop! Get outdoors and enjoy all that East Central MN has to offer this weekend. For the latest on “leaf peeping” conditions in the area, please see the MN DNR’s fall color tracker website: […]

Business Lessons from the Pandemic

The pandemic has taught us all many things. Here are five business brand lessons from the pandemic: