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The latest news and events from Alexandria, Minnesota

Fall Colors Beginning to Appear in Alexandria Lakes Area

The autumn hues are starting to pop up around the Alexandria Lakes Area! While they appeared slow to start at the beginning of September, they are starting to progress more. Cool overnight temperatures along with ...

Fall Color Hotspots in the Alexandria Lakes Area

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." -- Albert Camus The Autumn Season is arriving in Minnesota, and it's one of the best times of the year to get out and ...

Must-Do Fall Fun in the Alexandria Lakes Area

Autumn is a much-adored season for many reasons...cool nights around a campfire, pumpkin patches, cozy sweatshirts, and of course the beautiful vibrant colors of foliage during a Minnesota fall. Couple all that with some fun ...

Decent Walleye bite as Bass frenzy approaches

Fall is on the horizon and the fishing is still very good.  We are catching good numbers of walleye, bass and panfish.  Generally, by this time of year the walleye bite will get hit and ...

Grape Stomp Festival

Come experience the Grape Stomp and Fall Festival held annually at Carlos Creek Winery! The three day festival, September 14-16, is packed with excitement including 18 bands on 4 stages, over 150 food, juried art ...

Late Summer Update and Finding the Fish

We are still catching walleye along with a good number of crappie, sunfish and bass.  The walleye bite has best in the evenings, but the day bite has been very good at times too.  The ...

Goin’ to the Lake : Alexandria!

WCCO's Pat Kessler & Esme Murphy visited Alexandria for their Goin' to the Lake segments! Lots of unique Alexandria attractions were visited, and they also tried a few things for the first time including stand ...

Hungry Fish in their Summer Patterns

  We are well into the summer patterns at this point and the fish are hungry.  Sunfish, crappie, bass and northern have been fairly aggressive.  The walleye fishing also remains good, but the best time ...
Golfers Feet

Getting Started in Golf

If you didn’t grow up playing golf or have never played golf before it can be very intimidating.  Am I able to come to the course without being a member? How do I learn to ...