Welcome to Traill County!

Traill County, North Dakota, located between two of North Dakota’s largest cities, Fargo and Grand Forks, gives your business the strategic advantage of being within minutes of more than 250,000 people. Situated halfway between Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Traill County has the infrastructure, workforce, and amenities to make your business grow and succeed in a competitive world.

Traill County Economic Development Commission (TCEDC) is Traill County’s leading economic development agency. TCEDC is focused on business and community development through promotion, encouragement, and assistance. Together, with Traill County’s community economic development organizations, TCEDC helps businesses with financing, employee recruitment, and land and building acquisition.

What's new in Traill County?

TCEDC Hires Full-Time Project Coordinator

Jessica_Spaeth3.jpgTraill County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that Jessica Spaeth has recently joined the organization as Project Coordinator. As Project Coordinator, Spaeth’s responsibilities include management of community-specific projects, developing and maintaining a business retention program and working with Executive Director Melissa Beach on specialty projects. Additionally, Spaeth is responsible for office coordination and website maintenance.

Spaeth comes to Traill County Economic Development with experience in banking, bookkeeping, customer service, website maintenance and agricultural reporting. Most recently, Spaeth was a bookkeeper at Halstad Elevator Company in Halstad.

Jessica and her husband, Lucas, live in Halstad with their three children.

About Traill County Economic Development

Traill County Economic Development’s mission is to promote, encourage and assist business and community development. You can find more information about the organization at

TCEDC March Meeting

Our March, 2014 meeting will be held Thursday, March 20th at 7 p.m. at our office in Hillsboro, North Dakota. Please join us!

TCEDC Releases 2013 Annual Report

Traill County EDC has released its 2013 Annual Report. After presenting the report to the TCEDC board of directors at the January meeting, director Melissa Beach has prepared the report for publication. Click here to download the full report.