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Jerome Martin Koosman (born December 23, 1942 in Appleton, MN) is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a pitcher for the New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox and Philadelphia Phillies between 1967 and 1985. He is best known for being a member of the Miracle Mets team that won the 1969 World Series.

Enterprising by Nature

Entrepreneur assistance and small business development are vital to the success of economic development in Swift County. We believe that entrepreneurs are crucial for a thriving community and economy. The investments they create for Swift County are immeasurable.

Our economic system is based upon free enterprise and the right of each person to take the risk, follow a dream, and open his/her own business. The enclosed information is designed to answer many of the questions that arise when someone begins the process of starting a new business.

Owning and operating a business can be challenging. It requires dedication, patience, a variety of skills, and of course, money. Swift County RDA staff worked to gather this information for small businesses to support the desire of entrepreneurs to follow their dreams. Please take the time to read the material and use it to your advantage. Knowing how to handle the challenges of opening your own business and knowing yourself is imperative to your businesses success.