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Anderson Funeral Home

Honoring Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory

With roots going back to 1872, Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory has given many years of service to the Alexandria area. From the dedicated and caring staff to their commitment to the community Anderson’s has built a legacy of meaningful relationships and compassionate service. The Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission & the Alexandria Lakes Area […]

West Central SBDC Consultant in Alexandria Area

Shannon Berns is the newest consultant joining the West Central – Small Business Development Center (SBDC).  Shannon has a Masters of Business Administration degree from Hamline University.  Shannon has been an entrepreneur, small business owner, banker, Economic Development professional, marketing director and small business consultant.  Shannon is Founder of Du Nord Consulting located in Alexandria, […]

New Training Projects from MN Job Skills Partnership

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded workforce development grants totaling $2.2 million under the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) to train 2,744 workers. “Minnesota is forecasted to have a shortage of more than 100,000 workers by 2020. We can’t afford to leave Minnesotans unprepared for good job opportunities,” said Lt. Governor […]

Alexandria 7th Best Place for 401(k) plans in MN

Rank City Employer Contribution % Investment Performance Administrative Fees Best 401(k) Plans Index 1 Champlin, MN 91.2% -0.7% 0.3% 96.16 2 Jordan, MN 78.1% -0.8% 0.1% 90.53 3 Little Falls, MN 63.5% -0.5% 0.2% 82.90 4 Willmar, MN 62.0% -0.3% 0.1% 82.66 5 Belle Plaine, MN 52.4% -0.1% 0.1% 78.12 6 Redwood Falls, MN 50.5% […]

Benefits Survey

West Central MN SHRM Wage & Benefits Survey

A Comprehensive Wage & Benefits Survey of Compensation, Company Benefits and Policies for the West Central Minnesota Area. Are you a business located within the counties of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens Traverse & Wilkin? Do you wonder if your business is competitive in the wages and benefits that you offer your […]

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  • Live Music at Carlos Creek Winery December 2, 2017
    Visit Carlos Creek Winery for tons of fun and activities, including great live music! Sip on wine, take a tour, check out the gift shop, pedal or walk through the vineyard and much more! Visit their website for a list of performers. The post Live Music at Carlos Creek Winery appeared first on Alexandria MN […]
  • Kids Open Paint Studio :: Art Bar 39 December 2, 2017
    Art Bar 39’s Kids Open Paint Studio every Saturday! No appointments needed, just come in between 10am-10pm. All supplies are provided and they clean up the mess! The post Kids Open Paint Studio :: Art Bar 39 appeared first on Alexandria MN Tourism.
  • A Hometown Christmas Experience December 2, 2017
    Enjoy unique and festive holiday fun in Downtown Alexandria! Find personalized service and specials in all the locally owned shops! Enjoy holiday festivities and find special gifts for the special people on your holiday lists! The post A Hometown Christmas Experience appeared first on Alexandria MN Tourism.
  • Wine and Paint Night :: Art Bar 39 December 2, 2017
    Join Art Bar 39 for a night filled with fun, cocktails and creativity as you create your own piece of artwork!  No Experience required to join in the fun,  just a good attitude and Art Bar 39 will help you with the rest. Bring your own drinks. Register for an upcoming event by visiting www.artbar39.com The […]
  • A Hometown Christmas Experience December 1, 2017
    Enjoy unique and festive holiday fun in Downtown Alexandria! Find personalized service and specials in all the locally owned shops! Enjoy holiday festivities and find special gifts for the special people on your holiday lists! The post A Hometown Christmas Experience appeared first on Alexandria MN Tourism.
  • A Hometown Christmas Experience November 30, 2017
    Enjoy unique and festive holiday fun in Downtown Alexandria! Find personalized service and specials in all the locally owned shops! Enjoy holiday festivities and find special gifts for the special people on your holiday lists! The post A Hometown Christmas Experience appeared first on Alexandria MN Tourism.
  • Kids Open Studio Painting :: Art Bar 39 November 26, 2017
    Art Bar 39’s Kids Open Paint Studio every Saturday! No appointments needed, just come in between 10am-10pm. All supplies are provided and they clean up the mess! Every Saturday from 10am-10pm & Sundays 10am-5pm. The post Kids Open Studio Painting :: Art Bar 39 appeared first on Alexandria MN Tourism.
  • Live Music at Carlos Creek Winery November 25, 2017
    Visit Carlos Creek Winery for tons of fun and activities, including great live music! Sip on wine, take a tour, check out the gift shop, pedal or walk through the vineyard and much more! Visit their website for a list of performers. The post Live Music at Carlos Creek Winery appeared first on Alexandria MN […]
  • Kids Open Paint Studio :: Art Bar 39 November 25, 2017
    Art Bar 39’s Kids Open Paint Studio every Saturday! No appointments needed, just come in between 10am-10pm. All supplies are provided and they clean up the mess! The post Kids Open Paint Studio :: Art Bar 39 appeared first on Alexandria MN Tourism.
  • Christmas at the Fort & Lighting Ceremony 2017 November 24, 2017
    Don’t miss Christmas at the Fort and Light Up Broadway, Alexandria’s holiday kickoff celebration! Enjoy Dickensian carolers, local children’s choirs, Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot cider and music. Also enjoy the Parade of Trees featuring beautifully decorated trees by area businesses! At dusk Santa and Mrs. Claus flip the switch to light up the entire […]