The Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC) is a multi-disciplined planning and development organization serving the Northeast Minnesota counties of Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis. Our collaborative staff specializes in community engagement and funding mechanisms at multiple levels — local, regional, statewide, and national — to serve the people of the Arrowhead Region by providing local units of government and citizens groups a means to work cooperatively in identifying needs, solving problems, and fostering local leadership.

Some of the services we offer:

Aging Development
Bicycle Safety Education
Community Development
Community Visioning
Grant Writing
Hazard Mitigation Planning
Land Use Planning
Pedestrian and Bicyclist Counting
Recreation Planning
Revolving Loan Fund
Senior LinkAge Line®
Strategic Planning
Transportation Planning

Cover Image of ARDC 2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report


2016 Performance Assessment