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Some of you may be aware that I recently took a week of vacation. I visited family and friends in New England, based in Alton Bay, New Hampshire, but I also checked out a few downtowns throughout the region. Continue reading Summer Vacation, Various Downtowns→
Downtown advocates from southeastern Minnesota gathered in Austin yesterday.
Their purpose was to share ideas for strengthening our downtowns and working together to return the Main Street Program to Minnesota. Eighteen people from eight different communities reviewed the Four Point Approach, offered lessons learned from their own experiences, and brain-stormed additional tactics for familiar challenges.