The following reports contain additional details and important economic development related facts pertaining to Rice County. Please contact the Rice County Economic Development Office with any questions about these reports or requests for additional information.
This study reviews facets of Rice County's labor market from the perspective of a business leader making a decision to establish or expand an operation in Rice County, Minnesota.
This Economic Futures Workshop Report features the QuickTake 100 results which highlights the economic impact in the County of 100 jobs in a selected industry, and provides an overview of the economic structure of Rice County, Minnesota.
Economic Development is constantly changing. This section of the Rice County Economic Development website will be used to share information about initiatives, issues, and policies as they become available.
The Small Business Quarterly Bulletin, first Quarter 2013 shows small businesses across America trending up, along with the economy as a whole.
In the 2013 Entrepreneurial Communities newsletter, the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship features each of the ten keys to local economic development success and explores resources that can help you master these important building blocks.
The SBA has announced that the Federal Economic Injury Disaster Working Capital Loans are available for small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes as a result of severe freezing and excessive snow, rainfall, and flooding that occurred January 1 through August 2, 2013. Completed loan applications must be returned to the SBA no later than May 19, 2014. The attached information provides more details regarding these low-interest loans.
Businesses can tap into Minnesota’s large pool of skilled workers and be assured of a growing supply of potential hires. Also, the region’s higher education sector and transportation infrastructure are perfect complements to any business.
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