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:

Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club – September 28th

The Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club returns from summer vacation on September 28th at 6:00 PM in a hybrid format. The topic is buying a business. Speakers are business broker Marv Soldner and radio entrepreneur Al Quarnstrom. This event is free […]

Legal Corps

Legal Corps provides free or low cost legal services to small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to start their business.

Business Problem Solving

Entrepreneurship is all about finding a way to navigate problems. Here are some tips on problem solving when you’re facing a complex challenge:

1 Million Cups

Have you heard of 1 Million Cups? It’s a free weekly entrepreneurship event that meets online. The one hour events are Wednesdays at 9:00 AM. To find out more or to participate, please see:

Making your business more agile

In today’s world, businesses need to be able to turn on a dime. Here are some ways to make them more agile:

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 23: How Retailers Can Capitalize on Evolving Consumer Behavior with Payment, Fulfillment Models, and More.

SCORE Webinar

Our friends at SCORE are holding a free webinar: Marketing Basics: What You Need to Know to Set Your Marketing Plan on Sept 23rd at Noon. For more info or to register: