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Graduates leave trail of good deeds
Flower basket sale to help Honor Flight
Three local projects make cut
Franson's bill to cut childcare regulations is signed into law
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 23
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
Track and field: Schill paces WCA section qualifiers
Softball: Cards suffer loss to hot Bemidji bats
Track and field: Lakers rolling into sections after subsection meet
Track and field: Osakis sends many on to section meet
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
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
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
Philip R. Harrang
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
Larry E. Thielmann
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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May 24, 2018
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
A stand-alone Starbucks Coffee Shop is coming to Alexandria. It will be located at 615 44th Avenue, directly north of Doolittles Woodfire Grill in south Alexandria, according to Alexandria City Planner Mike Weber. The estimated valuation of the building shell and interior work is...
May 24, 2018 - 9:14am
April 12, 2018
Education for all: 'Squid School' provides swim lessons for all ages and all needs
Three years ago, Alexis Katterhagen couldn't float on her back, whether in a pool or in a lake. The 15-year-old, despite being attracted to...
April 12, 2018 - 6:32am
February 14, 2018
EDITORIAL: A valentine to small businesses
Small businesses are the heartbeat of vibrant communities.
February 14, 2018 - 11:17am
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
August 5, 2016
Starting a small business?
Are you thinking about starting a small business or expanding? The Alexandria Area Economic Development, Alexandria Technical and Community College Customized Training and West Central Initiative are offering a series of classes to help you get started. Each session will be held at...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
Are you eligible for a USDA Energy Grant?
Are you planning on making some improvements to your business that will save energy? Your project might qualify for an energy grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture. Under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), small businesses located in rural areas can receive a grant for...
July 8, 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
November 13, 2015
InnovateHer Competition seeks entrants
The West Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center (WC MN SBDC), which has a satellite location in Alexandria, is hosting a local InnovateHer Competition open to all entrepreneurs. National finalists will pitch their products and ideas to a panel of expert judges and compete...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
October 25, 2013
Small business power lunch offered
The Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) and Alexandria Area Economic Development are offering their second Small Business Power Lunch entitled “At Your Service” on Tuesday, October 29 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
October 25, 2013 - 9:21am
August 28, 2009
Low-interest loans available for small businesses in area
Nearly $1 million in low-interest loans is available to Minnesota small businesses to help them weather the current economy. The deadline for applications is September 8. Applications will be reviewed and loans awarded through Grow Minnesota! - a program of the Minnesota Chamber...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am