Economic Development

Services: Economic Development Authorities

Contact: Brenda Nyberg,

Address: PO Box 607 , Carlton, MN 55718

Phone: 218.384.9597



Carlton County Economic Development Authority acts in an advisory capacity to the County Board of Commissioners and provides assistance to local economic development initiatives, including:

  • Loan and grant administration 
  • Business recruitment and expansion
  • Strategic planning 
  • Prospect marketing 
  • Land use planning and development 

Serving Carlton County and the Arrowhead region, its objectives are to:

  • Develop, encourage, promote and protect the business interests of the Carlton County area
  • Encourage the development of the county’s employment and tax base
  • Provide centralized services for local development corporations, developers, and businesses

The Carlton County Economic Development website is a resource for building and land opportunities as well as updates on EDA initiatives. You can also reach out to EDA staff to learn more about the business climate, demographics, local infrastructure, quality of life, and strategic advantages of Carlton County.