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Mark Hanson, pictured at the Pioneer Journal office Tuesday, is the new director of economic development for WCEDA, an organization that hopes to foster economic growth in the Wadena area. Photo by Zach Kayser, Pioneer Journal

How to sell a town; Development director takes pride in helping area businesses

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Mark Hanson's job is to sell the area around Wadena, but he doesn't deal in real estate.

Hanson's mission is to keep resident businesses healthy and in the Wadena County area, and to convince outside businesses that our neck of the woods is ideal for helping their business grow.

Since July 15, Hanson has been the director of economic development for WCEDA, or the West Central Economic Development Alliance.

One of his prime selling points is the lifestyle here.

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