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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 a...

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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 31. Please...

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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...

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New Ronnings Store Coming to Thief River Falls

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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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Michelle Landsverk
Economic Development 

TRF Jobs, Inc.
PO Box 773

Thief River Falls, MN 56701

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