Explore Alexandria, MN

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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Alexandria has once again been designated a Tree City USA city. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by The National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters. To qualify for Tree City USA, a town or city must meet four stan...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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Mill Lake is a spring fed, deep and clear lake, with 5 miles of shoreline and 650 acres in size. A mill was once located on the lakeshore, and this is were the lake got it's name. It is a very picturesque lake with several bays and a wooded shoreline that enhance its beauty. Walleyes, northern, l...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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Did you know that the largest lake in Douglas County,Lake Miltona, could have easily been named Lake Roadruck? In 1866-67, Indiana's Benjamin Roadruck and his wife, Florence Miltona Roadruck, settled on the west end of what in now Lake Miltona which was named in honor of them. See what real estat...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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6 miles east of Alexandria is 710 acre Smith Lake. With a maximum depth of 32 feet, spring fed Smith has pleasant woods surrounding the lake providing a quiet, peaceful atmosphere for nature lovers.Lake Notes: Specializing in Northern Pike, Bluegill and Crappie. Walleye, Largemouth Bass and Sunfi...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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10 miles south of Alexandria is a lake Big Ole could fit in his pocket. Fittingly, it is name Pocket Lake. The shoreline of Pocket Lake is 4.7 miles and consists of hardwood forests and wooded pastures of varying elevations. The maximum depth of Pocket is 40 feet and the median depth is 15 feet. ...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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In 1858, a 20 X 30 mile area of land and water was given the name Douglas County. Five men are known to have settled in Douglas County in 1858. Three of the men, named Holmes, Grant, and Sanford, settled in what became known as Homes City on Grant Lake. Two brothers, Alexander and William Kinkead...

By Richard Lundeen
(Edina Realty)
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I've been looking at some of the numbers from the local mls reports.Here are just a few of the numbers-Sold Market AnalysisResidential- last year  this year  sold last year  sold this year city(Alex)      151         158            30                  30area 2            148        107           ...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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TOP LAKEHOME SALES BY SOLD PRICE IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, MINNESOTAMARCH, 2007 3. 3724 Christopherson Road, Alexandria, MN (50 feet of lakeshore on Lake Ida) - sold for $209,9002. 11080 Tall Timbers Road, Garfield, MN (115 feet of lakeshore on Lobster Lake) - sold for $295,0001. 13110 Maple Island Poin...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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MARCH, 2007TOP 5 RESIDENTIAL SALES BY PRICE FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY, MINNESOTA5. 3125 Crestood Drive, Alexandria, MN - sold for $240,0004. 2787 Wilderness Ridge Rd, Alexandria, MN - sold for $247,5003. 180 Willimantic Drive, Alexandria, MN - sold for $260,0002. 12783 Gurie Lane SW, Alexandria, MN - so...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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Lake Mary is a 2,371 acre lake located southwest of downtown Alexandria in Douglas County that is well developed. Many resorts on Lake Mary attract tourists to the lake during the summer months. It is also a popular destination for local anglers with two public accesses. The number of resorts is ...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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LAKE LOUISE is located 4 miles west of Alexandria. The terrain surrounding the lake is rolling and sandy. Louise is 219 acres in area and its maximum depth is 33 feet. This is another good family fishing lake with panfish and bass being the main species caught.Visitors to Alexandria's Arrowwood R...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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MAPLE LAKE is located 8 miles south of Alexandria on Highway 29. It's shores are 50 percent wooded and 50 percent agricultural land. There are both homes and cottages on this lake of 835 acres in size and a maximum depth of 72 feet. Walleyes and northern pike are the best species to fish for at M...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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LAKE DARLING is a 954 acre lake on the northern edge of Alexandria. It is a very sandy lake with a maximum depth of 62 feet. Darling is also one of the main "Chain" lakes (by boat, you can go to Lake Carlos, Lake Le Homme Dieu..depending on the size of your watercraft, you can also possibly visit...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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Lake Le Homme Dieu Public Beach is located on the southeast corner of 1,744 acre Le Homme Dieu. Initially constructed as a wayside rest, the property quickly became popular as a swimming spot. In 1992 Douglas County entered into a 20 year lease agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transport...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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You can drive to a lake in 5 minutes or less drive from almost all workplace the Central Lakes Trail(A 55 mile all season recreational trail that provides a 14' wide bituminous surface for safe off road non-motorized travel by biking, walking or rollerblading in the spring , summer and fall. It ...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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A new golf club and luxury family townhomes have been added to Arrowwood's (located on the shores of Lake Darling in Alexandria) portfolio of accommodations. Atikwa (the former name of Lake Alvin) is a newly renovated golf course that was designed with wetland preservation in mind and focuses on ...

By Richard Lundeen
(Edina Realty)
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price from $125,000 to $175,000 in Alexandria-32 houses for saleAreas surrounding Alex. same price range-22 houses for saleLakeshore Homes for sale-85Lots range from $14,00 to $3,640,000-408 for sale32 houses have sold this year so far,average sale price in Alexandria,MN. was $170,927

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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Earlier this year, I purchased a Canon HV-10 high definition video camera to put high quality home tours online. This morning, I was looking through my files and found a video I took with my Treo smartphone. It is a tour of a home for sale on Lake Geneva. Besides my unsteady hand, the video qual...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
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In my home of Alexandria, people can receive a variety of locally grown produce, carefully boxed and delivered weekly to a location in downtown Alexandria. This service is offered by Ploughshare Farm, which is located in Parkers Prairie (a small city located north of Alexandria). You will sample ...

By Paula Jackson
(RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty)
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On Saturday, February 10, the Alexandria Sertoma Club hosted their annual Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake Le Homme Dieu in Alexandria, MN. Four thousand holes were drilled in the ice, with the lake open for selecting your hole of choice at 8:00 AM that morning and the first line dropped in at 12:00...

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