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What Is Economic Development?

By AAEDC | April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Annual Meeting, Economic Development

It can be an intangible concept that is hard to explain. The book definition takes a policy perspective: economic development is the efforts that seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for a community by creating and/or retaining jobs and supporting or growing incomes and the tax base. When I’m asked what […]

Business Opportunity: AAHS CAPS Partnership

By AAEDC | January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
starting your own business

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  • Catch Big Fish in the Fall! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Catch Big Fish in the Fall! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Fall Walleye Action Heating Up – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Fall Walleye Action Heating Up – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Autumn Activities in Alexandria, voted Minnesota’s Best Town!
    Autumn is a much-adored season for many reasons…cool nights around a campfire, pumpkin patches, cozy sweatshirts, and of course the beautiful vibrant colors of foliage during a Minnesota fall. Couple all that with some fun activities in the heart of lakes country and you have the recipe of a perfect Autumn Getaway! Don’t miss autumn […]
  • Fall Color Hotspots in the Alexandria Lakes Area
    “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” — Albert Camus The Autumn Season is arriving in Minnesota, and it’s one of the best times of the year to get out and explore the Alexandria Lakes Area! Not only are there tons of things to do and great places to stay, the colorful hues from […]
  • Labor Day Weekend Fishing Report – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Labor Day Weekend Fishing Report – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • 2020 Grape Stomp Festival
    Come experience the Grape Stomp and Fall Festival held annually at Carlos Creek Winery! The three day 2020 festival is September 18-20. This year is a little different from past years due to COVID-19 safety protocols, but is still full of excitement including 2 stages of live music, over 40 juried art and marketplace vendors, Carlos […]
  • Shifting to Great Bass Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Shifting to Great Bass Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Late Summer Walleye Bite – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Late Summer Walleye Bite – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Hitting Crappies on the Deep Weedline – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Hitting Crappies on the Deep Weedline – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Fishing in the Dog Days of Summer – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Fishing in the Dog Days of Summer – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.

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