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Trophy Bluegill Fishing In Alexandria MN

I’m sure many of you are ready for winter to be over, but as we all know it won’t be for some time yet. Like it or not, we potentially have well over a month of good ...
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Toe-Tapping Live Music in Alexandria

The Alexandria area is known as a great vacation spot in Minnesota, with good reason! Our beautiful State Park, Central Lakes Trail, historic downtown, and of course over 300 lakes make for a fun and ...
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2015 Ice Fishing Challenge Pictures and Results

  The Ice Fishing Challenge in Alexandria was a success once again! Tons of people came out to enjoy good company with friends and family, and of course, trying their luck at winning some HUGE ...

Romance and Fun for Valentine’s Weekend

If you go out and look around you'll probably notice it's that time of year again. Nope, I'm not talking about the chill in the air....... it's love in the air! Every year we celebrate ...
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Try a New Way to Stay…. a Bed & Breakfast

I can almost remember like it was yesterday, my first childhood sleepover at a friend’s house. There was plenty of excitement and giggling to drive any parent nuts. For some reason there is just something ...
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January Alexandria Fishing Report

Now this is what I call some serious ice making weather!  In sub-zero temps like this, it's common to add ½ to 1 inch of new ice per day.  On every lake I've checked there has been 18-24" of good clear ice.  ...
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Catch Big Fish and Big Prizes at the Ice Fishing Challenge

Here in Minnesota we embrace the winter. It holds lots of beauty along with providing plenty of outdoor recreation and fun. Luckily for the Alexandria area there are things to enjoy both inside and outside. ...
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New Year’s Celebrations to bid 2014 Farewell

As another year comes to an end, we are prompted to take a look back as another calendar benchmark passes on by. The year 2014 in Alexandria was certainly a sensational one! Lots of great ...
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Mild Temperatures and Fishing Frozen Lakes

 During last week’s warm up we lost the couple inches of snow we did have along with a couple inches of ice. This made for a slippery wet surface on the lakes, but that didn’t ...