Downtown Merchants Businesses

Dining

La Ferme

By Jeff | October 13, 2014

  La Ferme is open for both lunch and dinner service!! They are extremely proud to support our local farmers by using fresh, seasonal ingredients from farmers located in the Alexandria area, put together by Chef Matthew Jensen. A fabulous selection of Beer and Wine is also available for guests to enjoy, either dining in or…

Raapers Eatery and Ale

By Jeff | May 19, 2009

Serving lunch and dinner in the heart of the Downtown Alexandria! Serves a full menu,  3 different bars and full catering service! 506 Broadway St Alexandria, MN 56308 (320) 763-2337 Facebook Page: Raapers Eatery and Ale

Traveler’s Inn

By Jeff | January 13, 2009

Alexandria’s oldest eating establishment, est. 1924. Full menu from omelette’s & pancakes to walleye and prime rib. Daily specials; breakfast specials, salad bar. Home baked pies , pastries, rolls and muffins. Deli sandwiches, entrée salad, burgers. Children’s and seniors menu. 511 Broadway 320-763-4000

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Hello Beautiful Boutique and Coffee Shop

By Jeff | January 9, 2009

A unique mix of Coffee Shop, Gourmet Foods, Gift Shop and Antiques! Discover an enchanting array of beautiful gifts, inviting home décor, delightful and delicious gourmet foods, coffee shop, timeless antique treasures and nostalgic memorabilia …All wrapped up in warm hospitality by our friendly helpful staff. 507 Broadway 320-762-5534 hellobeautifulmn.com Monday – Saturday 9am –…

Entertainment

Alexandria Senior Center

By Jeff | November 2, 2015

To support healthy active living for people over 50 by providing social, educational, nutritional and information services. 414 Hawthorne Street 320-762-2087 senior@rea-alp.com

Explore Alexandria Tourism

By Jeff | September 14, 2010

Contact Explore Alexandria or visit their website for all the information you need to explore the Alexandria Lakes Area! 324 Broadway Street, Ste #101 Alexandria, MN 56308 320-763-0102 1-800-245-ALEX (2539) Website: www.explorealex.com

Legacy of the Lakes Museum

By Jeff | May 19, 2009

The Legacy of The Lakes Museum & Gardens in Alexandria, MN celebrates our beloved lake traditions and legacies. Discover vintage watercraft, fine art, and the history of our lakes and lake culture. Our gardens offer a relaxing setting among flowers, shrubs, trees, water features, and more. Open mid-May through October. 205 3rd Ave W Alexandria,…

Runestone Museum

Runestone Museum

By Jeff | May 19, 2009

See the world famous Kensington Rune Stone and the Viking and Middle Age Nordic Explorer Exhibit! They also offer insightful looks into the history and culture of First Minnesotans, the first European Settlers in the area and Homesteading Minnesota. There is a hands-on Discovery Room where children of all ages can learn through active play,…

Alexandria Area Arts Association

By Jeff | January 13, 2009

618 Broadway 320-762-8300 info@alexandriaareaarts.org www.AndriaTheatre.org M – F 11 to 5 The Andria Theatre produces 6 mainstage shows each year, working with local actors, crew and audiences. They also host special events, regional shows and concerts throughout the year. With a full season of productions, the Andria Theatre offers something for everyone!

Shopping

Little Darlings Children’s Boutique

Little Darlings is a Children’s Boutique in downtown that carries a wide selection of cute clothing for kids, toys, books and baby gear. 510 Broadway Street, Alexandria, MN 320-219-7868 www.littledarlingsalex.com

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Plaza Liquor

Where buying your favorite Beer, Wine and Spirits help serve the Community you in which you live. Competitive prices and charming service will have you out the door in no time to enjoy the beauty of Alexandria. The Plaza Liquor Store is owned and operated by the City of Alexandria where all profits stay in the…

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Downtown Liquor

Where buying your favorite Beer, Wine and Spirits help serve the Community you in which you live. Competitive prices and charming service will have you out the door in no time to enjoy the beauty of Alexandria. The Dowtown Liquor Store is owned and operated by the City of Alexandria where all profits stay in the…

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Trend & Couture by Ann Manning

Trending & Couture fashions & accessories for the fashionista in you! 612 Broadway St Alexandria, MN 56308 320-766-2155

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Your Turn Boardgames

A FUN place to shop, enjoy a boardgame and have a great time in a place created to inspire, motivate, and open up a new world to boardgames! Your Turn Boardgames 213 6th Ave East Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 Phone: (320) 219-6434 Email: office@yourturnbgc.com Website: http://www.yourturnbgc.com

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Jackie J’s Bridal and Formal Wear

520 Broadway St Alexandria, MN 56308 http://jackiejsbridalandprom.net/

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Potomac Bead Company

The Potomac Bead Company provides an extensive selection of gemstones, seed beads, glass, crystals, finding and tools to make jewelry and crafts. They also carry quality yarns and yarn supplies. Longarm quilting services are also available. 518 Broadway Street Alexandria, MN 56308 (320) 219-7888 (814) 251-5447 cell alexandriamn@potomacbeads.com Deb Kerr / Kyle Anderson Hours: Monday-Wednesday:…

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Kindred People

    Kindred People is a shop for women who seek unique clothing, accessories, shoes & gifts. Fashion for occasion or everyday wear + regionally made artisan gifts all come at affordable prices at KP. Everything is handpicked and we only get a few of each item, so stop in frequently! 111 6th Ave E…

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Past & Present Home Gallery

Past & Present Home Gallery, “The Antique Store with Character” opened in 2011 by Jeff and Lynelle Lanoue. The store has expanded to more than 13,000 sq. ft. of showroom space and includes three levels full of quality antiques, collectibles, modern character pieces, and one-of- a-kind finds; each full of stories and the character we…

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Someplace Safe Thrift Shop

Someplace Safe Thrift Store is operated by Someplace Safe, a nonprofit organization. All profits from sales are used by Someplace Safe to fund victim services in our 9 county service area. 801 Co Rd 44 NW #114 Alexandria, MN 56308 320-763-4677 someplacesafe.info/thriftstore

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Legacy of the Lakes Museum

The Legacy of The Lakes Museum & Gardens in Alexandria, MN celebrates our beloved lake traditions and legacies. Discover vintage watercraft, fine art, and the history of our lakes and lake culture. Our gardens offer a relaxing setting among flowers, shrubs, trees, water features, and more. Open mid-May through October. 205 3rd Ave W Alexandria,…

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Runestone Museum

See the world famous Kensington Rune Stone and the Viking and Middle Age Nordic Explorer Exhibit! They also offer insightful looks into the history and culture of First Minnesotans, the first European Settlers in the area and Homesteading Minnesota. There is a hands-on Discovery Room where children of all ages can learn through active play,…

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Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware….the Helpful Place! Everything you need to help maintain your home, including hardware, lawn & garden products, paint, tools, home goods, plumbing, electrical, heating & cooling and outdoor living items. 406 Broadway St (320) 763-5200 Ace Hardware

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Dawn’s Quilt Shop

Dawn’s Quilt Shop offers unique and novelty quilting fabrics and patterns as well as classes and great customer service. They specialize in Novelty Fabrics, great Quilt Kits and Quilt Patterns designed by Dawn and many other talented designers.  They have everything you need to make beautiful quilts for yourself or to give away as gifts, and…

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Now & Then Antiques

Three levels of great antiques to shop! 601 Broadway St Alexandria, MN 56308 (320) 763-6467

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Ollie’s Service Inc.

Ollies is a 3rd generation family owned business for over 60 years and have sold Ski-Doo since 1976 and a Sea-Doo Watercraft since 1988. Knowledgeable Sales staff and Master Certified Technicians in the Service Department as well as a respected dealer for after sales service, parts, accessories and clothing. Cut down your mowing and snow…

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Viking Pawn

Viking Pawn has been downtown since 1993. A large variety of good reasonable merchandise, guns, jewelry, electronic games, movies and much more. They buy, sell, trade and loan on almost anything. Payday or collateral loan, whatever you need! 403 Broadway 320-762-8811 M – F 9 – 5:30, Sat 9 – 4

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Karrow Jewelers

The diamond Jewelry industry was built on trust and a handshake. Working with diamonds brings exceptional responsibility & opportunities. Karrow’s reputation, built over three decades, is a tribute to that heritage. 628 Broadway 320-763-3334 or 320-763-3854 karrows@rea-alp.com. www.karrowjewelers.com Hours: M-F – 9-5:30 Sat 9-5  

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Ravnik & Co.

  Ravnik & Co. is a unique one stop design destination in historic downtown Alexandria, MN. The store carries beautiful furniture, charming gifts, stylish home décor and the interior designers to help you pull it all together. From a simple paint color consultation to a complex home remodel, their experienced designers will help guide you…

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Trumm Drug

Trumm Drug is a full-service pharmacy offering patient consultation, flu shots, and in town prescription delivery. Their large gift department includes: greeting cards, jewelry & accessories, unique gifts, home décor, and clothing. They are excited to hold the designation of a Simply Noelle Boutique! 600 Fillmore St Alexandria, MN 56308 320-763-3111 tddt@trummdrug.com www.trummdrug.com HOURS M-F…

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Hennen Furniture

Hennen Furniture, downtown Alexandria, prides themselves on old fashion customer service with over 35,000 sq. ft. of furniture showroom, including a complete flooring department. Hennens experienced staff is trained to assist you in every detail from decorating to delivery including Hennens everyday interest free financing. 419 Broadway 320-763-5111 www.hennenfurniture.com

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Diekman’s Jewelry

Diekman’s Jewelry is a family owned business that has been operating since 1980 in the heart of downtown Alexandria. Fine selection of engagement & wedding rings, jewelry, watches & gifts. Ring, jewelry, watch & clock repair.  Stop by today and Let Kyle Serve You. 111 6th Ave W 320-762-0309 or 800-568-5336 diekmansjewelry@yahoo.com www.diekmansjewelry.com M,T,W,F 9…

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Charlie’s Bazaar

Two levels of unique delights. Home decor from around the world spiced with antiques and personal indulgences. European soaps, jewelry, apparel and floral. A truly unique shopping experience! 508 Broadway St 320-762-4292 Email: charlie@gctel.net Facebook : @CharliesBazaar  Instagram : @CharliesBazaar Hours: Mon-Sat 10-5:30 Sun 12-4  

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VS Designs/Garden Gallery

VS Designs Garden Gallery has always been known for specialty clothing such as jackets, sweaters, silk and linen, as well as hand painted apparel, scarves, furniture and gifts. Vibrant colors to subtle beauty in fun to elegant summer looks … moving in to beautiful fall sweaters and jackets, hand painted glass ornaments and pillows. Their…

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Scandinavian Gift Shop

This unique gift shop specializes in a variety of items from all Scandinavian countries – much which is used by those of every heritage. Decorator pieces, dinnerware, cards, books, sweaters, foods, candy, toys, cooking supplies, stitchery supplies and much, much more for all to enjoy. 604 Broadway 320-763-6363 shopnow@scandinaviangifts.com www.scandinaviangifts.com M – F 9 –…

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Creative Touch Boutique

A unique boutique shop filled with a variety of gifts, clothing and home décor. Helping You Make Your House A Home. 516 Broadway 320-762-8786 Find them on facebook M – F 10 – 6, Sat 10 – 5:30, Sun 1 – 4

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Bon Jos Women’s Apparel & Tanning

Bon Jos has been at its present location since 1965. They offer quality missy, petite and career fashions at competitive prices. Their dedicated, knowledgeable sales staff have well over 100 years of combined experience. Customer Service is their priority. 602 Broadway 320-763-5157 boutique@bonjos.com M – F 9 – 7, Sat 9 – 5:30, Sun 12…

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Yesterdays

Yesterdays is an upscale antique shop complete with great quality second hand furniture. We specialize in antique furniture, glassware, pottery and many more fine collectables. Yesterdays has 9,000 sq ft. Of merchandise located on Broadway Street in Historic Downtown Alexandria. 517 Broadway 320-762-8990 M – F 9 – 6, Sat 9 – 5:30, Sun 12…

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Hello Beautiful Boutique and Coffee Shop

A unique mix of Coffee Shop, Gourmet Foods, Gift Shop and Antiques! Discover an enchanting array of beautiful gifts, inviting home décor, delightful and delicious gourmet foods, coffee shop, timeless antique treasures and nostalgic memorabilia …All wrapped up in warm hospitality by our friendly helpful staff. 507 Broadway 320-762-5534 hellobeautifulmn.com Monday – Saturday 9am –…

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Cherry Street Books

Cherry Street Books is a general bookstore with a wide variety of books for children, youth & adults. Comfortable decor and friendly staff members, eager to help customers find what they need, make this a special place to shop! 503 Broadway 320-763-9400 cherrystreetbooks@gctel.net www.cherrystreetbooks.com Mon – Sat 10 – 5:30 Sun 12 – 4

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Cowing Robards Inc

Since 1872 Cowing Robards has been providing current retail service needs in Alexandria. They offer textile garment decorating, retail sporting goods as well as Trophies, Awards and Promotional Products. 514 Broadway 320-763-4333 cowbards@rea-alp.com www.cowingrobards.com M – F 8 – 6, Sat 9 – 4

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Services

Dilley Zimney Insurance

Dilley Zimny Insurance is committed to providing quality insurance products for individuals and businesses. They combine strong insurance background and product knowledge to assist both current and future clients in managing and planning for all types of risk. 809 Broadway Street Alexandria, Minnesota (320) 762-2124 DilleyZimneyInsurance.com  

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Alexandria Technical & Community College

ATCC offers an exceptional range of programs and certifications. For more information on offerings, visit their website! www.alextech.edu 1601 Jefferson Street Alexandria, MN 56308 (888) 234-1222  

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Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

The Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC) is a non-profit, 501(c) (6) corporation and was established in 1990 by the City of Alexandria as a result of the Star City Program. The AAEDC’s mission is to provide regional leadership in a collaborative effort to facilitate job growth. Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission 324 Broadway, Suite…

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Alexandria Senior Center

To support healthy active living for people over 50 by providing social, educational, nutritional and information services. 414 Hawthorne Street 320-762-2087 senior@rea-alp.com

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Kik FM Radio

The Alexandria Lakes Area’s 100,000 watt Country Music Station… 100.7 KIKV-FM! Their proven country format combined with ABC News make KiKv the obvious choice for thousands of country music listeners in the lakes area. Studio Location: 604 3rd Ave. West Alexandria, MN Website: www.kikvradio.com KIKV Studio Line: 320-763-KIKV Office: 320-762-2154 Fax: 320-762-2156

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Countryside Heating and AC

Countryside Heating & A/C provides 24 hour service to all makes and models of heating and cooling equipment. Call, email or stop in and schedule your service today! 316 Broadway Street Alexandria, MN 56308 Phone: 320-762-8084 Cell: 320-491-3549 countrysideheating@gmail.com Website: Countryside Heating and AC in Alexandria

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United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties

A non profit organization helping with health and human service needs. Their priority areas are education, income, and health 503 Hawthorne Street Alexandria, MN 56308 Website: www.uwdp.org    

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Dairyland Peach

The Dairyland Peach is bringing buyers and sellers together in Western Stearns and Todd counties. Weekly publication that reaches 27,000 households. 601 Sinclair Lewis Avenue Box 285 Sauk Centre, MN 56378 Phone: 320-352-6569 or 320-815-1751 to reach a media consultant Dairyland Peach website  

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JoEllen Doebbert Attorney At Law

Serving individuals, businesses and families, they offer expertise in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, probate, and business succession planning and startups. Their unique approach to planning helps you articulate and preserve your legacy, define and achieve your goals and keep you organized. 121 5th Ave W Suite 1, Alexandria, M 320-763-7838 joellendoebbertattorneyatlaw.com  

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City of Alexandria

704 Broadway Alexandria, MN 56308 320-763-6678 www.ci.alexandria.mn.us

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American Cleaners

American Cleaners and Launderers has been a staple of the downtown district of Alexandria. More importantly, it has become the trusted source for professional laundry and drycleaning services for a well-established and fast-growing region. 401 Broadway Alexandria, MN 56308 320-763-4800 Website: American Cleaners

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Explore Alexandria Tourism

Contact Explore Alexandria or visit their website for all the information you need to explore the Alexandria Lakes Area! 324 Broadway Street, Ste #101 Alexandria, MN 56308 320-763-0102 1-800-245-ALEX (2539) Website: www.explorealex.com

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Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce

The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce promotes Alexandria as the ultimate destination to live, work, play and prosper. As a strong regional hub for manufacturing, retail trade, health care, tourism, education and agriculture, Alexandria provides a solid economic base for residents and visitors. 206 Broadway Street Alexandria, MN 56308 Local: (320) 763-3161 Toll Free: …

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KXRA Radio

Broadcasting all over central and west-central Minnesota since 1948….and now all over the world on www.voiceOfAlexandria.com. You can also save money on all kinds of local businesses through the website’s BIG DEALS Online Store. 1312 Broadway Alexandria, MN 56308 320-763-3131 thefolks@kxra.com www.kxra.com News/Talk Station KXRA-AM (1490am/100.3fm) Classic Rock Station KXRA-FM (92.3fm) 90’s & Now Station…

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Echo Press

The Echo Press is a twice-weekly newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota. Their website is updated daily with the latest news. 225 7th Ave E Alexandria, MN 56308 (320) 763-3133 Echo Press

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Swenson Lervick Syverson Trosvig Jacobson Schultz, P.A.

For nearly half a century the lawyers of Swenson Lervick Syverson Trosvig Jacobson Schultz, P.A., have served the diverse legal needs of clients in the Alexandria lakes area. The firm was founded in 1961, and since that time, have grown and changed, but their commitment to providing quality and efficient legal service to the community…

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Bell State Bank & Trust

Bell State Bank & Trust, with assets over $1.9 billion, is the largest privately owned bank in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota … thanks to their many loyal customers, whose confidence in them has led to their growth and success. From the start, Bell State Bank & Trust has kept its commitment to remaining…

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Ollie’s Service Inc.

Ollies is a 3rd generation family owned business for over 60 years and have sold Ski-Doo since 1976 and a Sea-Doo Watercraft since 1988. Knowledgeable Sales staff and Master Certified Technicians in the Service Department as well as a respected dealer for after sales service, parts, accessories and clothing. Cut down your mowing and snow…

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The Alexson & Belmont Apts.

120 6th Ave W 320-763-4322 rentals@alexsonapartments.com www.alexsonapartments.com Long term and short term rentals of efficiency units, studio apartments and 1, 2 & 3 bedroom units; most utilities included, off-street parking, carports/garages available; central location.

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Ravnik & Co.

  Ravnik & Co. is a unique one stop design destination in historic downtown Alexandria, MN. The store carries beautiful furniture, charming gifts, stylish home décor and the interior designers to help you pull it all together. From a simple paint color consultation to a complex home remodel, their experienced designers will help guide you…

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Trumm Drug

Trumm Drug is a full-service pharmacy offering patient consultation, flu shots, and in town prescription delivery. Their large gift department includes: greeting cards, jewelry & accessories, unique gifts, home décor, and clothing. They are excited to hold the designation of a Simply Noelle Boutique! 600 Fillmore St Alexandria, MN 56308 320-763-3111 tddt@trummdrug.com www.trummdrug.com HOURS M-F…

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Viking Bank

Viking Bank is a locally owned full service bank with dedicated staff focused on providing exceptional customer service to our customers. Our new location on Dakota Street opened January 2017. Viking Bank 4277 Dakota Street, PO Box 966 Sharil@VikingBankmn.com VikingBankmn.com Lobby Hours: M – F 8:30 – 5:00 Sat 8:30 – 12:00 Drive-up Hours: M…

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Martinson Insurance Agency

All lines independent insurance agency serving the area since 1962 518 Hawthorne St 320-763-6518 or 800-757-6518 agency@martinsoninsurance.com www.martinsoninsurance.com M – F 8 – 4:30

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Larson Insurance

“If it is Insurance, we write it!” An independent agency writing all lines of insurance for many companies. 415 Broadway 320-763-6916 clarson@larsoninsurance.com www.larsoninsurance.com M – F 8 – 4:30

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Glenwood State Bank

Glenwood State Bank is locally-owned, family-owned, and family-operated. Stop into one of their offices in Glenwood, Villard, or Alexandria and Experience the Difference Today! Lobby Hours Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Sunday: Closed Drive-Up Hours Monday-Friday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM Saturday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Sunday:…

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Douglas County Abstract Company

Taking pride in being your ‘Full Service’ Title Company providing all services necessary to your real estate transaction. With years of experience, they accommodate you in your abstracting, title insurance and closing needs in an efficient, low cost, processional manner. 17 7th Ave E 320-763-3426 dcac@rea-alp.com www.dcabstract.com M – F 8 – 4:30

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Counselor Realty

At Counselor Realty, they say experience makes the difference! It means when you are buying or selling property you are dealing with a broker & one of the owners. Nobody knows the area better than the brokers at Counselor Realty “Experience our Experience”. Our REALTORS are all brokers as well as owners of the company. When…

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Coldwell Banker/Crown Realtors

Real Estate Services delivered by a mature 23 person staff located in the historic old post office building downtown Alexandria. 625 Broadway 320-762-2172 crown1@rea-alp.com www.coldwellbankercrown.com M – F 8 – 5, Sat 8 – 3

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Bremer Bank

  At Bremer, they go beyond the business of banking by providing financial services solutions to help you meet all your financial goals – including banking, investments, trust and insurance.  Member FDIC. Visit them at the downtown location or south office at 2210 Hwy 29 S. 720 Broadway 320-763-6622 www.bremer.com Lobby 9 – 4, drive-up…

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Lakes Area Magazine

Direct mail magazine featuring the best deals from local merchants mailed quarterly to 17,000 addresses. 2605 Aga Dr, Ste 1 Alexandria, MN 56 320-491-7779 https://www.facebook.com/lakesareamagazine/home

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Cowing Robards Inc

Since 1872 Cowing Robards has been providing current retail service needs in Alexandria. They offer textile garment decorating, retail sporting goods as well as Trophies, Awards and Promotional Products. 514 Broadway 320-763-4333 cowbards@rea-alp.com www.cowingrobards.com M – F 8 – 6, Sat 9 – 4

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BluebirdShopper.com and DataBae Systems

BluebirdShopper.com and Databae Systems Web Design Historical Information Located in Hennen Furniture building on Broadway Street from 2005 to 2017, we’ve now moved our office to a new location. The Hennen Furniture building previously housed the Anderson funeral home from 1872-1928. Over the years it has served many businesses and is now home to several…

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