Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference

The Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference is the annual learning opportunity designed specifically for the Minnesota tourism industry. This educational event includes national keynote speakers, topical breakout sessions, networking, and plenty of fresh and actionable ideas. The event will be held […]

Request for Proposal for Child Care Capacity Building Consultant

The Initiative Foundation is seeking requests for proposals for a child care capacity building consultant to assist with serving counties in our eastern service region (Pine, Isanti, Chisago, Kanabec, and Mille Lacs).  RFPs accepted until January 12, 2024.  Click here […]

Mille Lacs Area’s 5th Annual Christmas Bird Count

It’s the Mille Lacs Area’s 5th Annual Christmas Bird Count. Each winter, tens of thousands of volunteers from across North America head outside with binoculars to count and identify birds in their communities. They’re taking part in the Christmas Bird […]

Local Farmers – Local Food

The ECRDC is excited to let you know we have received funding through USDA to establish a Regional Food Business Center (RFBC).  There are 12 throughout the country.  The ECRDC is part of the North Central RFBC, along with other […]

MNDOT Offers Active Transportation Assistance

Livable communities provide safety for their residents and visitors, and they provide options for people to get around in a variety of ways. MnDOT has up to $800K for selected communities to create active transportation plans in 2024 with the […]

Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: The Brass Rail – WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Broasted Chicken In Minnesota. https://www.remaxcommercial.com/ListingDetails/36868-Highway-65-NE-Grandy-MN-55029/6252915

Business Tips

3 common myths about work culture. https://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/3-common-myths-about-work-culture

Free COVID-19 Test Kits

COVID-19 test kits are available for free to all U.S. households. You can order a total of four at-home COVID-19 tests that will be mailed directly to you. Order them online at: www.covidtests.gov or over the phone at: 1-800-232-0233 / […]


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