The MN Small Business Development Center can help free of charge with business plans, securing business financing and more. In Chisago County call Nancy at 651-674-5664.

Employment Opportunity – Finance Director

The East Central Regional Development Commission seeks a full-time Finance Director.  Experience with governmental fund accounting involving multiple funding sources and programs preferred. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field and a minimum of 3 years […]

Business Tips

Happy / productive employees tend to stay longer at a job. Here are ways to improve your workplace.

Revolving Loan Fund

Looking to start, grow or expand a business in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs or Pine County? The ECRDC Revolving Loan Fund may be able to help. Call us at (320) 679-4065 #34 to discuss your project and see how […]

Business Tips

No one can accurately predict the future, so make contingency plans. Here are some ideas on how to prepare for a downturn.

Property of the Week

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

Business Tips

Are you looking to patent your creation? Here are some tips on hiring a patent attorney.

Business Tips

Turnover isn’t slowing down. Here are the five best predictors of employee turnover, and what to do about them.

Buy / Sell Businesses

The ECRDC maintains a database of business with owners looking to transition out of their businesses, and entrepreneurs looking to purchase a business. We love to play matchmaker. Call us confidentially to let us know your plans and see how […]