Small Business Development Center

The MN Small Business Development Center can help free of charge with business plans, securing business financing and more. In Isanti, Pine & Mille Lacs Counties call Tom at 763-691-8585.


Starting, growing or relocating a business to East Central MN? Our small business Revolving Loan Fund can help. Call us at (320) 679-4065 to get the ball rolling.    

Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: Commercial property in downtown Rush City.

Business Tips

Does your business have a “Boring” product? If so, here’s some ways to market it.

Rail Access

BNSF and the St. Croix Valley Railroads service East Central MN, and rail served sites are available for development. For more info, please contact us at (320) 679-4065 #29.

Business Tips

Every business encounters hard times, even in the times of economic upswing. Here are some ways to survive a downturn.


High school juniors & seniors: a great opportunity to find out if a career in early childhood is right for you – at no cost!

Business Tips

Launching a business? Here are 7 traits to look for in a co-founder.

Business Tips

In a recession, should your business prioritize growth or profitability?