real estate and life in Alexandria, Minnesota
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This morning I posted to my blog looking for feedback about real estate directional signs. I can't stand them and think their usefulness is minute. Part of my distaste for them is that I think they are eyesores to the real estate we are marketing and city workers and/or kids love to remove them.A...
Alexandria has many, many beautiful lakes. In fact, from most places of employment, you can walk out the door and be at a lake within 5 minutes (while Alexandria is a popular, bustling community, traffic isn't a factor in Alexandria). It is tough to choose one as a favorite, but if forced to do s...
Grove Lake is a lake of 376 is located in Pope County near Glenwood. It has a maximum depth of 31 feet and water clarity of 18 feet which very good. There is a nearly 12 acre property with 150 feet of level lakeshore for sale for $205,000. And, it isn't just a bare lot. There is a nice 2 bedroom ...
It will be a busy weekend in the Lakes Area. If you aren't going to be at Waterama, be sure to stop by Art in the Park on Saturday and Sunday. Held for 31 years at City Park on the shores of Lake Henry, there is arts and crafts but also has live music, food vendors and more. If you aren't going ...
A joint effort between the DNR and the Viking Sportsmen will help increase the walleye population in the Chain of Lakes. In the fall, the DNR will put approximately 2,5000 pounds of walleye fingerlings into the lakes and this will be matched by the Viking Sportsmen. Fingerlings are one to six mon...
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum is now offering sailing classes. "Sailing for Kids" is available July 16th thru the 19th. Times are 1-3 pm for grades 3-5 and 2:30-4 pm for grades 6-8. Classes for teens and adults will be offered later in July and in August. Each class is $50 per person. Cont...
From the August 30th, 1878 edition of the Alexandria Post:Minnesota, the famed land of "sky-tinted waters," has no other equal area embracing so many attractions to health and pleasure seekers, tourists and sportsmen, as well as permanent residents as are found in Douglas County. The time has now...