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221 West First Street
Duluth MN 55802
800.232.0707
or 218.722.5545
The ARDC Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)
The ARDC Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is in place to support business activities for which credit is not otherwise available on terms and conditions which would permit completion and/or the successful operation or accomplishment of the project in the seven county region of Northeast Minnesota. The objective of the program is the stimulation of private investment in order to create and maintain productive, permanent employment through the establishment of new businesses or the expansion of existing businesses. Financing provided in conjunction with this program is intended to compliment, not compete with private lending institutions. Click here for a loan brochure.

For more information or to request an application, contact Bob Palmquist at 218-529-7562.

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ARDC
221 West First Street
Duluth, MN 55802
1-800-232-0707

ARDC News

ARDC Annual Report 2012

Board and Commission
Members List

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2014 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.



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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
Click here to learn about job opportunities at ARDC.


Agency
2011 Performance Assessment


Publications
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
Report



fiber






Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities (MIRC)


Rural Minnesota coalition awarded federal broadband stimulus grant
(3.25.2010)

Blandin Foundation

Blandin Broadband Initiative


Regional Broadband Collaboration


News
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
(4.18.2011)
Duluth News Tribune

Connect Minnesota Requests Feedback on Mapping of Broadband Coverage
(1.3.2011)
Connect Minnesota

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

Rural areas get $82 million to get fully wired
(9.14.2010)
Duluth News Tribune

Broadband Investment Strengthens Duluthís Google Bid, Supporter says
(9.14.2010)
Duluth News Tribune

Northeast Service Cooperative will receive $43.5 million in federal funding
(3.23.2010)
Northeast Service Cooperative

Regionís broadband landscape isnít good
(8.11.2009)

BuisnessNorth.com

Additional Information

ARDC Commission Meeting April 16, 2009 White Paper


Resource Material

Updated 3.26.2009






If you are interested in starting or expanding your business in northeastern Minnesota, go to Northland Connection.