This state incentive provides areas exempted from state and local taxes for 12 years.
Koochiching County has 129 acres in 4 locations.
designation provides duty and logistics benefits for companies
importing into the US. Koochiching County has over 700 acres within the
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Economic Development Authority (KEDA) is the development agency for
Koochiching County in Minnesota's great North Country. Economic
development is about jobs and the KEDA was created to be the
point-of-contact to assist and simplify the process of locating a
business in Koochiching County or expanding an existing business. The
KEDA can assist with site selection and development, finance and
incentive options working with other economic development agencies, as
well as act as a liaison between the various local units of government
to handle all of the details of development.
Koochiching County has multitudes to offer you, your business and your family -
A full service airport with daily scheduled commercial flights
to Minneapolis and a first-rate highway system provide access.
An abundant variety of recreational opportunities in four distinct seasons.
A quality educational system including Rainy River Community College provides a committed and adaptable work force.
The average cost of living is lower, getting more for your
housing, utility, and taxation dollars, while the quality of living is
A commitment and investment in infrastructure necessary to conduct business in the 21st century.
The development of a Foreign Trade Zone that can provide
duty and logistics benefits for companies importing products into
the U.S. The FTZ is located south of the Port of Ranier, the
busiest rail port in North America.
Three business parks in three communities are ready for
development with high-speed telecommunications in place including T-1,
DSL, cable, and wireless options.
Be sure to view our informative PDF Brochures:
Listen to the Koochiching Song from our own Sloughgrass!
The Small Business Development Center located in the KEDA office at 405 3rd Street in International Falls
The Small Business Development Center provides confidential consulting to individuals interested in strengthening, expanding, or starting a small business. Consulting is provided at no cost to the entrepreneur or business. The SBDC can help you face the challenges of running a successful business.
Small Business Classes
If you are interested in intro or advanced QuickBooks, Writing a Business Plan, Social Media Marketing, or other small business classes please contact the SBDC office at 218-283-8585.
P.O. Box 138, International Falls, MN 56649 Phone: 218.283.8585 or 800.452.3569 Fax: 218.283.4688 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org