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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
Girls swimming: Cards split at SCSU tri
Football playoff schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 25
Volleyball: Montevideo drops Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
September 23, 2016
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