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Honoring Geneva Capital

By AAEDC | September 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The 2019 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) event is fast approaching and will honor Geneva Capital, and their many contributions to our area. The annual BIAD event will be held, Tuesday, October 8th at 11:30 am -1:00 pm at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Lake Darling. Tickets to attend the event are currently […]

2019 Wage & Benefits Survey

By AAEDC | May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

You are invited to participate in the 2019 comprehensive survey of company compensation, benefits and policies for the West Central Minnesota Area.   2019 Wage Survey | 2019 Benefits Survey   There is NO COST to participate in the 2019 Wage & Benefits Survey. You will receive the final report for each survey you complete by […]

Social Enterprise Program Expands to 41 Counties

By AAEDC | May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Up to 7 will be selected; 2-year Initiators Fellowship application opens May 15! The Initiators Fellowship, launched by the Initiative Foundation of Little Falls in 2016, is expanding to include the regions of Southwest Initiative Foundation and West Central Initiative, covering a total of 41 counties in Greater Minnesota. Applications for the 2020-21 cohort open May 15 and close […]

City of Alexandria – 2018 Construction “Red Hot Residential”

By AAEDC | May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

How else would you summarize a year when 65 new single-family residential homes, 90 if you include the City’s contract area of Alexandria Township, along with 141 multi-family units were added to the greater Alexandria Area? During 2018, the Building Department reviewed, processed and issued 970 permits within their jurisdiction, which includes the City of Alexandria, along with […]

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  • Tips for Catching more Crappies – Mike Frisch’s Video update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Tips for Catching more Crappies – Mike Frisch’s Video update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Let’s RIDE! Alexandria Area Snowmobile Trails are OPEN!
    The Alexandria Lakes Area is full of snow! The groomed trails on the 360-mile system of Douglas County’s snowmobile trails are OPEN! Get your sled going and get ready to ride! Douglas Area Trails Association is busy consistently grooming the trails for good riding. For the most up-to-date trail conditions and openings, check HERE. For lodging options, […]
  • Fishing with a Sonar Unit – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Fishing with a Sonar Unit – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Fish are Biting, but Ice still not Ideal – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Fish are Biting, but Ice still not Ideal – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Ice Safety on Early Lake Ice – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Ice Safety on Early Lake Ice – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • 2 for 1 Skiing or Snowboarding!
      Winter fun has begun at Andes Tower Hills! Featuring numerous downhill runs and lifts ranging from beginner to expert, and equipment rentals and lessons onsite. Take advantage of the 2 for 1 Weekend special! You’ll get two days of ski or snowboard rentals, plus lift tickets (regular price) for the price of one when […]
  • Alexandria Area’s Winter Activities in the Great Outdoors
    Most of us know how AMAZING summer and autumn is in Alexandria, Minnesota. Outdoor adventures are plentiful with over 300 lakes, numerous public parks and miles and miles of different types of trails. Just as the seasons turn and change, so does the many changing faces of all that outdoor fun! You’ll be amazed at […]
  • Last Few Chances for Open Water Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Last Few Chances for Open Water Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • The Fall Bite is ON in the Lakes Area – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post The Fall Bite is ON in the Lakes Area – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Mid October Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Mid October Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.

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