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ARDC Annual Report 2013

Board and Commission
Member List

2015 Meeting Schedule

ARDC Employee Phone List
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Affirmative Action Statement and Plan
Click here to read ARDC's Affirmatave Action Statement and Plan.

MNGDPA Public Statement of Rights and Forms
Click Here to learn about ARDC's data practices policy and to request data from ARDC.


Arrowhead Regional Planningt

Duluth Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council

Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging

ARDC Partners

northland connection

Northspan Group

Directions to ARDC
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Job Openings
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2011 Performance Assessment

ARDC Publishes 2012 Flood Economic Impact Report
7.15.13 (Duluth, MN)

Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)
The ARDC Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is in place to support business activities in the seven county region of Northeast Minnesota. Financing provided in conjunction with this program is intended to compliment, not compete with private lending institutions....more

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy planning process helps ARDC and EDA gauge the regional economy and assess economic development goals and projects. This site contains information for the CEDS Strategy Team and general public. More info

The NE Minnesota Regional Economic Development Profile 2011 was presented by Heather Rand, MN Department of Employment and Economic Development, at the 20 October 2011 meeting of the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission at Bois Forte in Tower, MN. View presentation

Highlights in the Area
The Economic Contribution of the Duluth-Superior Aerospace Industry
University of Minnesota | Extension Center for Community Vitality


Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities (MIRC)

Rural Minnesota coalition awarded federal broadband stimulus grant

Blandin Foundation

Blandin Broadband Initiative

Regional Broadband Collaboration

Milestone Private-Public Partnership will Expand Broadband Connectivity Throughout Northern Minnesota.(11.2.2011)
Northeast Service Cooperative

Internet Boost to Hit Rural Areas this Summer
Duluth News Tribune

Connect Minnesota Requests Feedback on Mapping of Broadband Coverage
Connect Minnesota

2010 Broadband Report from the Advisory Task Force
(December 2010)
State of Minnesota

Rural areas get $82 million to get fully wired
Duluth News Tribune

Broadband Investment Strengthens Duluthís Google Bid, Supporter says
Duluth News Tribune

Northeast Service Cooperative will receive $43.5 million in federal funding
Northeast Service Cooperative

Regionís broadband landscape isnít good

Additional Information

ARDC Commission Meeting April 16, 2009 White Paper

Resource Material

Updated 3.26.2009

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