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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 a...read more
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 31. Please...read more
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...read more
Lyle's work ethic and attention to detail are already evident throughout the building. Here he is, standing in front of lumber he has milled at his own lumber mill. The tongue and groove boards feature a rustic finish and will be used to wrap the posts on the main...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
Left to right: Ben Erickson (Owner and President) and Mike Sorteberg (General Manager) stand on either side of a photo of Rick Erickson (former owner). Not pictured: Sally Erickson (Owner, Benefits/Payroll), and Trudy Veselka (Owner and Operations Engineer). Advance...read more
Derek and Stacy Lee, owners of Lee Plumbing and Heating in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, recently nominated for a 2019 Minnesota Family Business Award by Advance Thief River.Advance Thief River is nominating Lee Plumbing and Heating for a 2019 Minnesota Family...read more
TRF Jobs, Inc.
PO Box 773
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
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