The thirty-day comment period for Region One Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) opened on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 and will close on Thursday, December 22, 2016. 

Comments and questions regarding this plan can be directed to Cameron Fanfulik, Executive Director, by U.S. Mail or by phone (218-745-9112) or e-mail cfanfulik@nwrdc.org.

A paper copy of this plan will be made available upon request.

Click here to Review the Five Year CEDS

Included in this site is information on Northwest Regional Development Commission’s programs and services.  Our programs include the Area Agency on Aging, Northwest Regional Arts Council, Economic Development, Enterprise Fund (business loans), Community Development (housing resources), Emergency Operations Planning and Transportation.

For a detailed look at what was accomplished in 2015, please check out our Annual Report!  

NWRDC’s Goal

Supplement efforts by local units of government to maintain our economic strength and improve the quality of life in Northwest Minnesota.

More information on the background, funding and organizational structure of the Northwest Regional Development Commission is in the NWRDC page. The Northwest Regional Development Commission serves seven counties: Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau.

County Information

County Information is now located at our www.visitnwminnesota.com web site in the county section.  Click the county names below to go directly to that county’s page. 

Kittson County Cities:  Donaldson, Hallock, Halma, Humboldt, Karlstad, Kennedy, Lake Bronson, Lancaster, St. Vincent

Marshall County Cities: Alvarado, Argyle, Grygla, Holt, Middle River, Newfolden, Oslo, Stephen, Strandquist, Viking, Warren

Norman County Cities: Ada, Borup, Gary, Halstad, Hendrum, Perley, Shelly, Twin Valley

Pennington County Cities: Goodridge, St. Hillaire, Thief River Falls

Polk County Cities: Beltrami, Climax, Crookston, East Grand Forks, Erskine, Fertile, Fisher, Fosston, Gully, Lengby, McIntosh, Mentor, Nielsville, Trail, Winger

Red Lake County Cities: Brooks, Oklee Plummer, Red Lake Falls

Roseau County Cities: Badger, Greenbush, Roosevelt, Roseau, Strathcona, Warroad

Location of the Northwest Regional Development Commission

The Northwest Regional Development Commission (NWRDC) is a regional government service office located in Warren, Minnesota. 

109 South Minnesota St.
Warren, MN 56762

NWRDC phone number is 218-745-6733
NWRDC fax number is 218-745-6438
NWRDC general e-mail bsafranski@nwrdc.org 

NWRDC’s Staff and Commission Members

NWRDC Staff List, e-mail addresses and direct phone numbers.

Commission Members List