Economic Development 

Headwaters RDC staff works cooperatively with economic development and community development partners throughout the region in the creation of new jobs by providing general planning guidance, technical assistance for specific projects and services to local units of government.

There is no single recipe for prosperity, however, for the region’s communities to compete in the global economy it must explicitly address the building blocks of the knowledge-based economy such as; technology, innovation, talent, supporting entrepreneurs, and developing a high quality of life.

The Headwaters RDC provides assistance to our communities in the form of creative thinking, strategy development, and effective approaches to help businesses, communities, and organizations achieve their development goals and prosper in a global economy.

Our services include strategic planning, facilitation, financial packaging, grant writing, loan application preparation, market research, feasibility studies, proposal development, business financing assistance, loan fund administration, organizational development, and more.

For more information on Economic Development activities, contact Ryan Zemek at 218-333-6541.

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