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Why people are moving to Alexandria

Studies confirm what people in Alexandria already know: This is a great place to live the kind of life you want.

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The little school district that’s ahead of the curve

Alexandria Superintendent Rick Sansted gives a behind-the-scenes look at the innovative thinking behind education in the area.

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Alexandria is getting creative about its housing options, with funding help from the city

Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is bringing 42 affordable homes to an innovative new subdivision in town, thanks to TIF funding from the city of Alexandria.

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Why are students flocking to Alexandria College? The lifestyle is just the start.

Alexandria College's 10 new teams, lakeside living, on-campus apartments, and life-changing financial aid are drawing students statewide to its top-tier academic programs.

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Nicole Fernholz loves Alexandria—and she wants you to love it too.

Nicole Fernholz, Director of the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC), talks about what her organization does and how it helps businesses in Alex.

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Something’s different about Alexandria, and business owners love it.

Statistics show that Alexandria, Minnesota, is a good place to do business, but according to local proprietors, the business benefits go far beyond just strong sales.

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