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This afternoon, Al from Alexandria Aviation and I were racing the incoming rain as we headed out from Chandler Field in a Cessna to Ida and Le Homme Dieu so I could take some aerials of properties for sale. Click the thumbnail at the left for a bird's eye view of a lot for sale on the east side ...
06/13/2007
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Near Battle Lake in Minnesota, is Glendalough State Park. It is the home to abundant populations of white-tailed deer, racoon, red fox and many other smaller animals.Lodging and camping facilities offer 22 cart-in sites, three canoe-in sites, one group camp and one camper cabin. The hilly, lake-s...
05/11/2007
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The Pope County (MN) Humane Society is having a concert event on May 27th from 1-6 pm at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. General Admission is $8 and all proceeds go directly to the Pope County Humane Society.Scheduled to appear are The Buddwa's, Elijah-Powerhouse, Funky Gumbo, Pure Country and...
05/08/2007
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Each year, there is a Walleye tournament on Lake Osakis (Osakis translated in Ojibway means "The Sauk's Lake or Asagi Sagaiiun"), a top-rated fishing lake in Minnesota. It takes places this year June 16th-17th and features 100 two person teams competing for cash prizes. Weigh-ins will take place ...
05/07/2007
This afternoon after looking at some homes in Glenwood with a client we stopped at the Minnewaska Golf Club Clubhouse to have a Summit Pale Ale and watch the festivities at Churchill Downs. The clubhouse was recently remodeled and offers a smartly designed bar and lounge with lake view. An annual...
05/06/2007
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Lake Mary is a large lake located a few minutes south of Alexandria. It is a good lake for boating and fishing. I have found it to be appealing with elderly buyers as Alexandria's medical facilities, shopping and grocery stores are located on the south end of the city near I-94.View properties fo...
05/05/2007
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Carlos is a small town nearby Alexandria that has a population of 329. The town was named after nearby Lake Carlos, the largest lake on The Chain of Lakes. Most residents of Lake Carlos have Alexandria mailing addresses except for some located on the far northeast end of the lake.The town began t...
05/05/2007
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Set to open this spring in Alexandria is a new italian restaurant, Bella's on Broadway at the former home of Kolstad's Clothing. Cafe Bella is a popular italian restaurant in Glenwood (9 Franklin St. N., Glenwood, Minnesota) and Bella's on Broadway will be their sister restaurant. I have heard th...
05/03/2007
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The National Association of Home Builders issues a report that assigns a life expectancy number on just about everything in a home. Here is a sample: Laminate Flooring : 15-25 years Wood Flooring : Lifetime Enamel Steel Sinks : 5-10 years Cultured Marble Countertops : 20 yeards Whirlpool tub : 20...
05/03/2007
There is a lake called Crooked that is 12 miles west of Alexandria and 2 1/2 miles outside of Holmes City. It isn't a deep lake but has a decent maximum depth of 35 feet. 152 acre Crooked Lake is a good fishing lake for families and northerns in the 4-6 pound range are routinely caught.
05/02/2007
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