Our neighborhood has a lot to offer.

The Cuyuna Lakes Neighborhood has a rich mining history resulting in unique recreational opportunities, including world-class mountain biking and scuba diving. The area is home to significant manufacturers, unique downtown retail businesses, and a growing healthcare industry.  If you’re looking to start, expand or relocate your business, our neighborhood has a lot to offer. 

Small-town charm with a progressive business approach.

Existing buildings, along with available land.

Strong support for economic development and job growth by local leaders.

Healthcare, manufacturing, retail, outdoor recreation, tourism and strong public schools.

Skilled and educated workforce from a 30-mile radius.

Committed to improving infrastructure systems.

Our Mission

CREDI is a 501c3 nonprofit Economic and Community Development Corporation, representing the Cuyuna Range and is located in Crow Wing County, MN. CREDI represents the citizens and businesses of the Cuyuna Range in their efforts to strengthen the economy, enhance the quality of life by recruiting new businesses, retaining and assisting existing businesses and promoting and developing affordable housing.

Cities in the Cuyuna Range Community


Cuyuna Chamber of Commerce | cuyunalakes.com
Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails | www.cuyunalakesmtb.com
Cuyuna Lakes Trail Association | www.cuyunalakestrailassociation.org
IRRRB: Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation | mn.gov/irrrb
North Central Small Business Development Center | www.clcmn.edu/small-business-development-center


MN Design Team Website | www.aia-mn.org
2010 MN Design Team Results Presentation | PDF Slides
2024 MN Design Team Results Presentation | PDF Slides
MN Design Team Results Sign Up | Sign up Here (coming soon) 


The CREDI Board of Directors is comprised of business and community leaders who volunteer their time and expertise to improve the economic conditions of the Cuyuna Lakes Region.

Johnna Johnson | President
Dan Brown | Vice-President
Jim Traylor | Treasurer
Jenny Smith | Past President
Jamie Skjeveland | Board Member
Aubrey Koop | Board Member
Matt Steele | Board Member
Todd Bymark | Board Member
Tyler Glynn | BLAEDC/CREDI Executive Director