For over 30 years, Aitkin County Growth has been an economic engine for Aitkin County. Access to our resources launches new business in the area as well as expands existing business. We understand what will impact growth, maximize productivity, and partner with business and educational centers to grow our economy. We are business lead and business driven.
We pursue Access to Opportunity, for business owners and citizens of Aitkin County. We get to know your business, help you identify what you need to succeed in our area, and pursue creative and flexible solutions to help your business thrive and profit here; it’s about more than just providing financing.
The Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) was incorporated in April, 1965, as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and established as a Community Action Program (CAP) for the northeast Minnesota counties of St. Louis, Lake, and Cook. Service delivery for some programs has extended to the four neighboring counties of Aitkin, Carlton, Itasca, and Koochiching.
Currently, AEOA employs more than 350 full- and part-time staff and utilizes more than a thousand volunteers divided among five major departments: Arrowhead Transit, Head Start, Housing, Employment and Training, and Senior Services.
The McGregor area has a lot to offer from our multitude of pristine fishing and recreation lakes, to our many acres of untouched wooded forest. Get away from the fast paced stress of life and enjoy four seasons of relaxing fun in our beautiful lakes area.
Ben's Hot Country Karaoke provides karaoke and DJ entertainment throughout the McGregor area, surrounding communities and Mille Lacs Lake resorts. His catalog of songs numbers in the thousands and includes something from every possible genre of music, including country, pop and rock and roll, ranging from classics to current. The song catalog is routinely updated with new music and requests. A large selection of dance music and classics from every decade is also available.
Ben performs shows at area resorts and establishments as well as at community events, weddings, family reunions and other private parties. Call 218-768-4140 or 218-390-1593 for rates and availability - but call early as he books nearly a year in advance.
Complete schedules are available on FaceBook @ Ben’s Hot Country Karaoke with updates posted weekly.
Dean Masonry and Concrete was established in 1998 by Bill Dean. The company is privately owned with the home base in McGregor, Minnesota. The owner has over 25 years of experience in the trade. The company is bonded and insured in the state of MN. With nearly 20 years of satisfied customers, they have built a rock solid reputation.
From ICF-poured walls and block foundations, to cultured stone fireplaces and stamped and colored concrete, Dean Masonry and Concrete delivers solid, quality services and always goes the extra mile. Professional, timeliness, speed to completion, and excellent communication are the most common remarks satisfied customers share.