Business Tips

Here are three tips for keeping your start-up dream alive from a five-time founder.

Register Today! Broadband Conference October 6, 2021

We need better, affordable access to 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 Central Minnesota needs more access to […]


Looking for a job? CareerForce is holding a free online training: “Career Search for Veterans” on October 4th at 10:00 AM. For more info or to register:

Veterans Service Officer

Mindy Sandell is Pine 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 connect, […]

Fall Colors

It’s fall color time! 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:

Entrepreneurial Success

The answer to entrepreneurial success – distilled down:

MN Trade Office Schedule of Events

Grow your business by exporting to other countries. The MN Trade Office has upcoming events:

US Census

The US Census has released more information from the 2020 Census:

Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club

A great Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club event last evening! Speakers were business broker Marv Soldner and radio entrepreneur Al Quarnstrom. If you missed it, you can watch it online:

Main Street COVID Grants

Today is your last chance to apply for MN DEED’s Main Street COVID Grant Program. Deadline to apply is Sept. 29 at 11:59 PM. Grants from $10,000 to $25,000 are available. For more info and an application: