Economic Development

The Barnesville Economic Development Authority was established in 1989 with the goal of assisting the City of Barnesville with their economic development efforts.

Mission Statement:
To grow the Greater Barnesville area as a family community with a thriving business environment.

Purpose Statement:
Drive Barnesville’s Growth

Barnesville Economic Development Authority Board of Directors:

  • Eric Spilde, Chairman (Bobcat/Doosan)
  • Bruce Albright, Vice Chairman (Buffalo-Red River Watershed District)
  • David Brown (John Deere Electronic Solutions)
  • Don Goedtke (RDO Equipment)
  • Gene Prim (Editor of Local Newspaper)
  • Margaret Follingstad (YHR Partners)
  • Ryan Tonsfeldt (DBS Inc.)

MEETING DATES AND TIMES:
The Barnesville Economic Development Authority meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 a.m. in the upstairs meeting room of Wells Fargo Bank, 202 Front Street North

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Karen K. Lauer,
Executive Director

Wells Fargo Bank Bldg., 2nd Floor
202 Front Street North
P.O. Box 550
Barnesville, MN 56514

PH: (218) 354-2145 or (218) 354-7570