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December 28, 2016
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fairfield Inn and Suites takes place Wednesday, Dec. 21. (Contributed)
Work starts on new Fairfield Inn
December 28, 2016 - 6:00am
November 11, 2015
IN THE KNOW: Partnership is doing something remarkable for students and community
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
In the Know: AAEDC focus is job creation, community investment and quality of life
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff
Gubernatorial candidates Mark Dayton (left) and Tom Horner were greeted with a standing ovation at Monday night's forum. Republican Tom Emmer was also invited to attend but had a commitment in the southern part of the state.
Hopefuls square off: Dayton, Horner clash over state budget plans
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Business and Industrial Appreciation Day event fast approaching
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Jump start for small business success offered in Entrepreneur Boot Camp September 16
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Gardonville to be honored during Business and Industrial Day
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam
The Alexandria area is building a reputation as one of the fastest growing "micropolitans" in the nation. The distinction is given to rural cities with populations of more than 10,000 but less than 50,000 that are largely self-sufficient and have a regional economy.
Economic development leaders: Growth doesn't just happen
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
'Boot Camp' offers tips for entrpreneurs
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Jump start for business success offered in Entrepreneur Boot Camp
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Business and Industrial Appreciate Day honors The Aagard Group of Alexandria
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
Commercial property databases available through the AAEDC
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Wage, benefits survey under way in area: AAEDC is collecting and compiling information
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am