Blue Earth County Event Center

RCEF has been tasked with working on a feasibility study for the Blue Earth County Fair Board.

Minnesota Legislators Visit RCEF

Several Minnesota state and local politicians visited RCEF in late 2013 to hear first hand how our office helps clients start new businesses, stabilize shaky current businesses, and ultimately help to create jobs.

Frozen Yogurt Creations

Bruce and Kelly Milbrandt opened Frozen Yogurt Creations in late 2011 and quickly became a community favorite.    To visit Kelly and Bruce in Mankato, and taste some amazing frozen yogurt, stop by at 1901 Madison Ave., Mankato; or phone them at (507) 625-3001.


New MN Sick Leave Law

Minnesota has enacted a new sick leave law which takes effect Aug 1, 2013.  If you are an employer with 21 or more employees and offer your employees sick leave, you now must allow them to use the sick leave to care for the illness or injury of an adult child, spouse, sibling, parent,grandparent, or stepparent. Some things to remember: […]

Do you need a business plan?

Business Plan in a Day

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RCEF is continuing to meet with clients from all aspects of business and preparation needs. The business’s include new startup companies and companies looking to expand. A strong emphasis is placed on not missing single steps in the planning process. It is essential when developing a business plan, marketing plan, or developing your cash flow […]

Entrepreneurial center gives Bethany students real-world business experience

January 13, 2012 Entrepreneurial center gives Bethany students real-world business experience By Amanda Dyslin Free Press Staff Writer   MANKATO — On the second floor of a cute little white house on Marsh Street, some serious business is going down.   Bethany Lutheran College students involved in the creation of a new student organization, Bethany […]


RCEF is having an open house on Thursday, November 17th from 4-6pm at our new office location (934 Marsh Street) on the Bethany Campus. We will have a ribbon cutting at 4pm, beverages and food will follow. Join us at this exciting event to see our new office and network with entrepreneurs, business professionals, politicians, […]

How is your company’s financial performance?

Business owners wear many hats; most are taxed with sales, marketing, finance, operations, and other demands of their business. Some owners are exceptional sales people and horrific bookkeepers, others are the opposite. Owners often neglect one of the most important aspects of operating a successful company, proper financial management. Proper financial management begins with the […]