Economic Development

Protecting and improving the quality of life in our communities means helping them remain vibrant, attractive places to live and do business. 

If you’re looking for an efficient and profitable start-up, expansion, or relocation of your business, our service area offers many advantages, including: 

  • A broad selection of business sites in progressive, growth-conscious communities.
  • A competent, highly motivated workforce.
  • Outstanding educational institutions that will provide training to suit your needs.
  • A reliable energy supply at competitive prices.

And our economic development team is knowledgeable about business development, marketing, workforce, transportation, local officials, and more.

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We're ready to devote our time and expertise to make your vision of business expansion or relocation a reality.

Ellefson Jacob
Jacob Ellefson
Area Manager for Crookston, Fergus Falls, and Bemidji areas (Minnesota)
Kouba Kevin D
Kevin Kouba
Economic Development Manager
Rham Jeremy R
Jeremy Rham
Area Manager for Rugby, Devils Lake, and Jamestown areas (North Dakota)
Waltz Christopher J
Chris Waltz, C.E.M.
Manager, Sales
Wiese Scott J
Scott Wiese
Area Manager for Milbank (South Dakota), Morris (Minnesota), and Wahpeton (North Dakota) areas