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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 […]

National Economic Development and Small Business Week – May 6-11, 2019

By AAEDC | May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The first full week in May is an exciting one for us at the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC), we are celebrating National Economic Development Week, May 6th through 11th and National Small Business Week, May 5th through the 11th. To kick off the first part of the week, we will be announcing the winner […]

The Need for Professional Partners

By AAEDC | January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

When embarking on your entrepreneurial adventure, it is essential to have the right tackle in your box. Having a solid set of professional resources available to you will allow you to streamline processes and save time and money. Building that list can take time and finding the right fit is very important. At different points […]

What is your Core Focus?

By AAEDC | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Now that you are considering starting your new business, it is time to begin making a plan.  One of the first steps in making that plan, is understanding your Core Focus. By answering a few simple questions,  you will begin to shape your Mission and Vision for your organization. These questions also help to lay […]

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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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