Starting a Business
Need help starting a business? There are various resources available to help you start your business!
Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (MN DEED)
MN DEED provides many great resources for individuals interested in starting a business in Minnesota which cover every aspect of planning and starting a business. The information can be found at https://mn.gov/deed/business/starting-business/. DEED also provides a free book online titled "A Guide to Starting a Business in Minnesota" which can be found online here.
Thief River Falls Workforce Center
Northland Community & Technical College
1301 Highway 1 East
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Northwest Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The SBDC office for northwest Minnesota region is located in Bemidji. The SBDC offers services for both existing businesses and start-ups, training workshops and seminars as well as free professional, confidential consulting.
Northwest Minnesota Small Business Development Center
201 3rd Street Northwest
Bemidji, MN 56601