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Looking Towards the End of Ice Season – Mike Frisch’s Video Update

By Explore Alexandria / February 21, 2020

Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch

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Fishing Panfish with Small Profile Jigs – Mike Frisch’s Video Update

By Explore Alexandria / February 13, 2020

Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch

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Let’s RIDE! Alexandria Area Snowmobile Trails are OPEN!

By Explore Alexandria / January 14, 2020

The Alexandria Lakes Area is full of snow! The groomed trails on the 360-mile system of Douglas County’s snowmobile trails are OPEN! Get your sled going and get ready to ride! Douglas Area Trails Association is busy consistently grooming the trails for good riding. For the most up-to-date trail conditions and openings, check HERE. For lodging options, […]

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2 for 1 Skiing or Snowboarding!

By Explore Alexandria / November 21, 2019

  Winter fun has begun at Andes Tower Hills! Featuring numerous downhill runs and lifts ranging from beginner to expert, and equipment rentals and lessons onsite. Take advantage of the 2 for 1 Weekend special! You’ll get two days of ski or snowboard rentals, plus lift tickets (regular price) for the price of one when […]

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Alexandria Area’s Winter Activities in the Great Outdoors

By James Feist / November 6, 2019

Most of us know how AMAZING summer and autumn is in Alexandria, Minnesota. Outdoor adventures are plentiful with over 300 lakes, numerous public parks and miles and miles of different types of trails. Just as the seasons turn and change, so does the many changing faces of all that outdoor fun! You’ll be amazed at […]

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Last Few Chances for Open Water Fishing – Mike Frisch’s Video Update

By Explore Alexandria / October 24, 2019

Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch

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Goin’ to the Lake : Alexandria!

By Explore Alexandria / August 1, 2018

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 up paddleboarding and being in a radio theatre play. See the segments below as they visited Spirit Cove Lodge Bed […]

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Celebrating Big Ole through the Years

By Explore Alexandria / March 15, 2017

Alexandria’s famed and beloved Viking statue Big Ole will turn 52 years old this April! He has had a long history over all those years in Alexandria, including slightly different looks and locations. During most of 2016 Big Ole underwent structural repairs and got a new paint coat, adding yet another chapter to his long […]

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7 Wonders of Alexandria, Minnesota

By James Feist / March 12, 2015

We’ve all heard the 7 Wonders of the World, the 7 Wonders of the United States and even 7 Wonders of the Solar System. So how about the 7 Wonders of Alexandria!? That’s right, we have a list of 7 things that make Alexandria MN unique, interesting and leaving you with a sense of wonder! […]

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