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November 25, 2010
Best Western opens in Alexandria
Best Western International announces the addition of the Best Western Alexandria Inn, located at 508 Twin Blvd, the former site of Motel USA. Owned by Dee Bhakta, the hotel offers 47 guest rooms. Hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center and a complimentary...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
New window treatment business opens in Alexandria
Interior Affairs, a window treatment business, recently opened at 1862 Golden Drive, Alexandria. Owner Judy Lee said the business specializes in custom window treatments, including valances, draperies, comforters, duvet covers, decorator pillows, table runners and place mats. It...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Deja Moo Milk introduced in Alexandria, Sauk Centre
"After hearing from many consumers who have told us they want fresher tasting milk made from cows not treated with growth hormones, I am very excited to announce we have introduced Deja Moo milk in Alexandria and Sauk Centre," said Deja Moo Dairy Brands President Jim Odney. Odney...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
New construction management firm opens in Alexandria
Metz Construction Management, LLC recently announced plans to open business in Alexandria. The office will be located at 1210 Broadway, Alexandria.
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Knute Nelson embarks on Grand Arbor
A ceremonious ground blessing and breaking for Grand Arbor, the newest lifestyle community for aging adults by Knute Nelson (KN), was held on...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Brophy Bay Mart opens on County Road 82
Brophy Bay Mart, located on County Road 82 in Alexandria, re-opened on Memorial weekend under new ownership. The mart will feature many of the...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Rock band joins Chamber of Commerce
A rock band joining a Chamber of Commerce? Why not? That's what members of "Whiplash" are doing. They recently became members of the Alexandria...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
New YMCA opens
The new Alexandria YMCA - officially named the Maynard "Bud," Sylvia, Diane, Neil and Bruce Peterson Program Center - opened on Tuesday. Charter...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
New paint store opens in Alex
Color-Tek Paint and Supplies recently opened at 405 22nd Avenue West in Alexandria. The store's services include paint and stain color matching, product specification, on-site application training, delivery, a competitive paint and wood finish line, LEED and low VOC products, and...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Famous Footwear opens in Alexandria
Famous Footwear in the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria will host a grand opening celebration this Saturday, March 20. Customers can enter for a chance to win a "Shoe Crazy Shopping Spree." Every hour from 1 to 4 p.m., the store will select one winning name from a drawing for a free...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
'Boot Camp' offers tips for entrpreneurs
Do you have questions about starting a business? Have you already started a small business and are looking for help staying organized and productive? If you could use some help getting organized, or would simply like some more information about starting or growing a business, attend...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Golf Etc. plans to open store in Alexandria
Golf Etc. of America, Inc. plans to open a store in Alexandria. The company has not yet finalized a location for the store. It is projected to open next spring. Golf Etc. is currently the fastest growing golf retail franchise in America, with more new store openings in the U.S.
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
New Mexican restaurant opens
Alexandria's newest family restaurant, Mi Mexico, recently opened at 401 Nokomis Street. A grand opening will take place on Wednesday, October...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Maid-Rite Diner looks to Alexandria for expansion
Maid-Rite Diner, famous for its fresh ground beef, loose-meat sandwiches, has targeted Alexandria as a priority city for its 2009 Franchise Growth Plan. It wants to open one of its franchisee-owned restaurants here. "In our opinion, a Maid-Rite Diner franchise restaurant in Alexandria...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
Roundabout Sports opens in Alexandria
Roundabout Sports, Kids and Fun has opened its doors at 612 Broadway, Alexandria. Its mission: To offer quality used sporting goods, kids' gear and fun products at affordable prices while also providing a fast friendly outlet for recycling and selling outgrown, unwanted or unused...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am