excerpted from the Alexandria Echo Press, 3-19-08
Osakis and Alexandria shouldn't view themselves as competitors for new businesses. And other communities in the county, such as Miltona, Carlos and Brandon, shouldn't think of themselves as "islands" all competing for the same prize. Instead, they should be working together as a regional center to draw new businesesses and industries here instead of losing them to Fargo, Minneapolis or another part of the country.
that was the message behind the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission's presentation at the Osakis Community Center March 12.
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