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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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Upcoming AAEDC Events

  1. RUN HIDE OR FIGHT: Active Shooter Situations

    April 21 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace

    May 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Eating Options during COVID-19
    We understand this can be a difficult time to find dining options, but many Alexandria restaurants are continuing to find alternative ways to serve their customers during this challenging time. Some of these options include take-out, delivery and curbside pickup. Click HERE for a comprehensive list of options currently available. More community resources regarding COVID-19 […]
  • Looking Towards the End of Ice Season – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Looking Towards the End of Ice Season – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Fishing Panfish with Small Profile Jigs – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Fishing Panfish with Small Profile Jigs – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Tips for Catching Perch – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Tips for Catching Perch – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • 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 […]

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