Whether you prefer to work in retail, agriculture, health care or are an entrepreneur working from home, Discover Norman County

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In partnership with the U of M Extension and Norman County EDA, five study groups met last winter throughout Norman County to tell us what works and what needs work.

It's time for action!

Join the study groups, councils, community groups and neighbors to develop action items.

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Local EDAs, City  Councils, Community Organizations and Business Owners are encouraged to attend!

Go to: https://kariekirschbaum.wixsite.com/DiscoverNCForum

Tues., July 23, 2019 • 6:30 p.m.

Ada Area Events Center

415 West Main Street, Ada, MN 56510



    Norman County named #1 in Minnesota,     #6 in the United States for value

The Norman County EDA and residents have reason to smile.  According to a survey by Smart Asset in Sept. 2018, Norman County is the #1 Minnesota county for its value and #6 in the nation.

Some counties deliver a greater return on residents’ property taxes than others. A study by financial technology company Smart Asset compares counties across the U.S., measuring local crime rates and school quality relative to effective property tax rates. As wonderful as this is... wait until you experience the recreation!

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What is the Norman County EDA?

NCEDA answers the question, "WHY LIVE, WORK AND PLAY IN NORMAN COUNTY?" The seven members of Norman County EDA can easily answer this question for those who ask. Check the site to find out for yourself!

Click here to find an area representative near you.

Cities in Norman County, Minnesota include Ada, Borup, Gary, Halstad, Hendrum, Perley, Shelly, and Twin Valley and the Village of Flom. There are 24 townships in the county.

For quality of life, Discover Norman County

Love the outdoors? So do we!

Is it important to your family that there are good schools, affordable homes, good churches, and a strong sense of community? Us too!

Do you want to work doing something you love and enjoy a social life? Do it here!

Located in the heart of the Red River Valley, Norman County is home to several growing communities with close access to a population of more than 300,000 people. It is the perfect place for your business to thrive and grow. 

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