Our friends at SCORE are holding some great small-business focused webinars over the next couple of weeks, including on February 24: E-Commerce Technology – Level Up or Level Off?

Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club

Due to the weather, tonight’s Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club event at 6:00 PM will be in an online / telephone only format. Speakers include Molly Solberg speaking on digital marketing, and our business success story is Ed Gullickson. This event […]

Revolving Loan Fund

The ECRDC can assist businesses impacted by COVID in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs & Pine Counties with loans as low as 0% interest and flexible terms. Call (320) 679-4065 #34 for more info.

Thriving Employees

Make your organization that people will want to work at. Here are ways to help your employees thrive in 2022:

Property of the Week

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

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is very important for every business. Join the Inclusive Workforce Employer event on Thursday, March 3rd from 8:30 to 10:00 am.,LdZ0DypHUEKS-GEQOOW1vA,a-cPJ7UnU0WjWL1yaRhQKg,HLVOZ-QHeUWJ8LiVVxTa4Q,Cquj8_Rg4UiNx3FNTHAMNg,LSEP8ZXf_kmDOAnWyDQlZQ?mode=read&tenantId=fac360e4-b310-43c9-9ae4-f23c711c7090


There are lots of great places to eat in East Central MN, and two of them recently made the “bucket list of worthy restaurants to try in Minnesota” – Kaffe Stuga in Harris, and the Brass Rail in Grandy!


Learn from others – here are five habits of effective leadership:

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:

Emotional Intelligence

Emotionally intelligent people embrace these principals: