Finance Programs Revamped

Finance Programs Revamped

Community Development Advisory Board LOAN PROGRAM CHANGES The Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) oversees three finance programs within the City of Thief River Falls: the Commercial Energy Renovation Loan Program, the  Storefront Renovation Loan Program, and...
Two Rivers Angel Network

Two Rivers Angel Network

New Local Investor Network  Jobs, Incorporated and Advance Thief River are pleased to announce the launch of a new tool for supporting business startups, recruiting new business, and nurturing entrepreneurship. Two Rivers Angel Network is a newly formed group of local...
Hustad Wins ATR Photo Contest

Hustad Wins ATR Photo Contest

Advance Thief River is pleased to announce that Jim Hustad has been chosen by the public as Grand Prize Winner of the 2019 Advance Thief River Photo Contest. The contest opened on July 1 and eligible entries were required to be submitted by July 31. The Advance Thief...
Photo Contest Public Voting

Photo Contest Public Voting

Advance Thief River is proud to present our 2019 Photo Contest category winners! We are asking the public to help us pick the Grand Prize winning photo from among the six category winners featured on this page. Each category winner receives $50 in Chamber Bucks. The...
TRF Opportunity Zones

TRF Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Funds are a new class of private sector investment vehicles authorized to aggregate and deploy private investment into Opportunity Zones. Advance Thief River Director, Michelle Landsverk, is enthusiastic about the program, describing it as a “once in...
Photo/Video Contest Entry Form

Photo/Video Contest Entry Form

Entering the Advance Thief River Photo and Video Contest is simple! Just fill out the form below in its entirety, attach your photo or video file (or a link to it) and hit “submit.” The contest opens July 1 and entries may be submitted between July 1 and...
Photo and Video Contest!

Photo and Video Contest!

Advance Thief River is sponsoring a community photo and video contest. Photos and videos submitted through the contest will be used to promote the area, supporting the work and objectives of Advance Thief River. Prizes will be offered for Thief River Falls area photos...
New Landing Page

New Landing Page

Helping People Find Information They Want and Need During the recent Thief River Falls Making It Home effort, one of the top five recommendations was to streamline area websites and create a common landing page, making it easier for people to find the information they...
Angel Investing

Angel Investing

What is an Angel Investor?  An angel investor is a person who invests in a new or expanding business, providing capital for a startup or expansion. Often times, an angel investor comes with a wealth of business experience and may offer to assist a startup as a mentor,...

Action Forum and Area Marketing

The last several weeks, more than 100 people in the Thief River Falls area have been working on an effort to recruit new residents. The project, TRF Making It Home, followed the process developed by University Extension, Marketing Hometown America. The message is that...