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Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Visitors celebrate Norway connection
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 22
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
Baseball: Knights rally to top Ashby, fall to Parkers Prairie
BASEBALL: Stockert stymies Eagles in 5-0 shutout
Boys golf: Cards shoot a season best in Brainerd, take second in CLC
Viking Speedway: Gerdes, Karl, Crouse get feature wins
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
EDITORIAL: Don't get ripped off by shady tree cutters
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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October 23, 2017
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Founders of companies that are less than three years old and located in 39 western counties of Minnesota — including Douglas County — are invited to apply to showcase their company at the Inaugural MNwest Entrepreneur Summit in Fergus Falls on Tuesday, Nov. 7 Companies...
October 23, 2017 - 6:35am
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has launched certify.sba.gov, a new website to further streamline and improve the application processes for small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking to do business with the federal government. With this website, SBA's contracting application...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
Food entrepreneurs, businesses have options
Starting a business is not for the faint of heart. In fact, nearly half of new businesses don’t make it past their second anniversary, according to the Small Business Administration. To help break that pattern, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) offers services to...
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
December 27, 2015
Hastings Extreme Sandbox business set for ‘Shark Tank
By Forum News Service HASTINGS, Minn. -- A Minnesota entrepreneur has landed a spot on ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank.” Randy Stenger founder of...
December 27, 2015 - 1:03pm
March 30, 2013
Entrepreneurs, inventors can win $200,000 in prize money
Minnesota entrepreneurs and inventors are encouraged to submit their innovative business ideas for the Minnesota Cup contest.
March 30, 2013 - 11:34am
March 4, 2013
Event provides opportunities for entrepreneurs
Minnesota's entrepreneur community will come together once again at this year's third annual Minnesota Entrepreneur Kick-Off on March 20 at the Boy Scout Base Camp in Fort Snelling. New features to this year's event include a spotlight on the entrepreneurial mindset and student entrepreneurs....
March 4, 2013 - 11:51am
August 14, 2011
Entrepreneur Boot Camp to take place in Detroit Lakes
An intense arsenal of entrepreneurial and business tips, tricks and tactics is making its way to Detroit Lakes to close out the summer at the Business and Entrepreneurial Services (BES), M State - Detroit Lakes. During this day-long boot camp, attendees will get a work out in a...
August 14, 2011 - 11:10am
June 19, 2010
Here's advice to increase your chances of getting a small business loan
Finding funding to start a business or bolster an existing one has been more difficult than usual lately. While the economy improves, banks are still reluctant when it comes to lending money to small business owners and the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB)...
June 19, 2010 - 8:11am
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
January 10, 2009
Program offers advice for starting your own business
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is offering a free program to help people start their own businesses. Customers can now sign up for Project GATE II (Growing America Through Entrepreneurship). The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Jump start for small businesses offered at Entrepreneur Boot Camp
The Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission and the ATC Small Business Center will be offering a business startup class, called Entrepreneur Boot Camp. The class will be held September 15-16 at the Alexandria Technical College from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am