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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 […]

Economic Development Week May 8-13

The Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC) is excited to be celebrating National Economic Development Week, May 8th through 13th in the Alexandria area. “National Economic Development Week is a wonderful way to bring increased awareness to those development programs that enhance the local economic impact. We as the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission continue […]

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Celebrating Small Business!!!

We had a wonderful time celebrating National Small Business Week (April 30-May 6) at the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission! We had the opportunity to celebrate and showcase some of the many great small businesses in the Alexandria area. Joined by city and county officials we toured four different small business types – starting with Alex […]

Alexandria Area High School, Future Workforce

Endless Opportunities to Engage with Our Future Workforce

The Academies of Alexandria are continuously looking for volunteers to partner and interact with our future workforce within the four academies; Business, Communication & Entrepreneurship (BCE), Health Sciences & Human Services (HSHS), Engineering, Manufacturing, Technologies & Natural Resources (EMTNR) and Freshman Academy. The latest program seeking partnerships is CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies). What […]

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AAEDC Board Member Julie Critz Receives Award

The Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission would like to congratulate one of it’s board members, Julie Critz, Superintendent of the Alexandria Public Schools, on being named from The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) as the recipient of the 2017 Kay E. Jacobs Memorial Award! The award recognizes excellent leadership and involvement in MASA and […]

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  • Sparkling Sunday at the Winery January 28, 2018
    Rise and shine! Enjoy our unlimited buffet of donuts, muffins, fresh fruit, Mimosas, Pointsettias (Cranberry Juice + Minnescato) and our weekly special mimosas all for just $10. The post Sparkling Sunday at the Winery appeared first on Alexandria MN Tourism.
  • Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap January 28, 2018
    The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the […]
  • Alexandria Blizzard Hockey January 28, 2018
    Catch all the action as the Alexandria Blizzard take on numerous opponents this season! Game starts at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. Find more information at www.alexandriablizzard.com The post Alexandria Blizzard Hockey appeared first on Alexandria MN Tourism.
  • Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe January 28, 2018
    Come enjoy an evening in the park by candlelight. Hit the trails, where you will be guided by the full moon and candle luminaries. Then come warm up by the wood stove or enjoy snacks and refreshments in the Lakeview Warming Shelter. There is no cost for this event, but a Minnesota state parks vehicle […]
  • Live Music at La Ferme January 28, 2018
    Join La Ferme for great food, drinks and live music! Full schedule of performers below: December 30th Ali Prestby January 6th Jackson Burns January 13th Tony Pitschka January 20th Tara Brueske January 27th Terry Kennedy February 3rd Jackson Burns February 17th Tony Pitschka February 24th Ali Prestby March 3rd Jackson Burns March 10th Tony Pitschka […]
  • Live Music at Carlos Creek Winery January 27, 2018
    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 January 27, 2018
    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.
  • Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap January 27, 2018
    The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the […]
  • Wine & Weaving: Viking Jewelry Making January 25, 2018
    Wine and Weaving: Viking Jewelry Making (BYOB 21+) Thursday, January 25th from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Viking women made beautiful and intricate jewelry by weaving together fibers – often metals – that were made locally as well as those that were obtained through trade. Join Donna Schumacher at the Runestone Museum and learn how […]
  • Alexandria Blizzard Hockey January 25, 2018
    Catch all the action as the Alexandria Blizzard take on numerous opponents this season! Game starts at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. Find more information at www.alexandriablizzard.com The post Alexandria Blizzard Hockey appeared first on Alexandria MN Tourism.