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 […]

Hybrid Work

Is your business working in a hybrid format? Here’s some ways to continue to make synergies happen:

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:


The Great Resignation continues. Here’s a tip on how to stay ahead of it:

Property of the Week

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

Time management

Here are some time management tips for sales people:

Scenic Byway

The weekend is here! Explore an East Central MN Scenic Byway!


Doing some long range planning for your business. Consider these ideas:

Familiarization Tours

We had a great time yesterday touring Chisago & Isanti Counties with Colleen Eddy with MN DEED yesterday!

Small Business Development Center

It’s time to start on planning to start your own business! No need to go out – meet with a MN Small Business Development Center (SBDC) counselor over the phone or online free of charge to get going on your […]