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By Marshall Brown, BSEE, CHI
(Mid America Inspection Services, LLC)
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  Bi-partisan support for real estate green card may benefit Minnesota lake region  Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) have proposed a bill that would grant foreign investors a three year residential visa if they purchase real estate valued at $500,000 or more.  It does come...

By Realty Executives
(Midwest)
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  Realty Executives Alexandria Home Sales Expands its Business by Launching New Era Alexandria, MN (Grassroots Newswire) September 28, 2009 -- Realty Executives Alexandria Home Sales, located at 504 3rd Avenue East in Alexandria, announces the local real estate brokerage has gone through a change...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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Alexandria has many, many beautiful lakes. In fact, from most places of employment, you can walk out the door and be at a lake within 5 minutes (while Alexandria is a popular, bustling community, traffic isn't a factor in Alexandria). It is tough to choose one as a favorite, but if forced to do s...

By Bridget Schmidt
(Century 21 First Realty)
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We all know that buying or selling a home can be a very time consuming process.  Although there are thousands of people looking to buy homes here in Osakis, it can be a tricky process finding the right person interested in your home.  With thousands of other homes for sale in the area, there is a...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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It will be a  busy weekend in the Lakes Area. If you aren't going to be at Waterama, be sure to stop by Art in the Park on Saturday and Sunday. Held for 31 years at City Park on the shores of Lake Henry, there is arts and crafts but also has live music, food vendors and more. If you aren't going ...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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A joint effort between the DNR and the Viking Sportsmen will help increase the walleye population in the Chain of Lakes. In the fall, the DNR will put approximately 2,5000 pounds of walleye fingerlings into the lakes and this will be matched by the Viking Sportsmen. Fingerlings are one to six mon...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum is now offering sailing classes. "Sailing for Kids" is available July 16th thru the 19th. Times are 1-3 pm for grades 3-5 and 2:30-4 pm for grades 6-8. Classes for teens and adults will be offered later in July and in August. Each class is $50 per person. Cont...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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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...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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Earlier today, I was in my Volvo heading south towards Maple Lake. Along with me was a couple from a metro area that will soon be moving to Alexanria permanently. As we crossed over I-94, they asked about the drive time to Maple Lake. After answering their question (around 5 minutes), they then a...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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District 206 serves over 27,000 residents and approximately 4,000 students in all or parts of the cities of Alexandria, Carlos, Forada, Garfield, Miltona, Nelson and the townships of Alexandria, Belle River, Carlos, Holmes City, Hudson, Ida, LaGrand, Lake Mary, Leaf Valley, Miltona, Moe, Osakis, ...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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The Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission(AAEDC) combines economic efforts to strengthen the wealth and stability of Alexandria and the surrounding communities. According to the AAEDC web-site, the commission concentrates on four major areas of strategic objectives: Community—Collaborat...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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Ugh. I was out for a walk with my dog tonight on the west side of Alexandria and after passing through a few alleys saw cars parked where lawn chairs should be. It is a city ordinance in Alexandria that this can't be done. The ordinance protects local property values (the ordinance states that at...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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Alexandria is chock full of riparian lots (lots located on a lake).Did you know that the English word "riparian" is from the Latin word "riparius," a noun deriving from "ripa," meaning "bank" or "shore. This is where the word "river" came from.First appearing in English in the 19th century, "ripa...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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Lake Geneva is part of The Chain of Lakes in Alexandria but one knock against it is accessibility. Depending on the level of the water and/or the size of your boat, you might be limited to Lake Geneva. One summer I was able to pass from Le Homme Dieu to Geneva in my family's deckboat. Three summe...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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The Kensington Runestone and the enduring mystery of it's origin continue to be the hallmark of Alexandria's Runestone Museum which has been home to the Kensington Runestone since 1958. This is recent history when compared to the span of the Runestone's life. It was discovered in 1898 clutched in...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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The park was purchased in 1969 using the National Park Service Land & Water Conservation Fund. Long time residents will remember the automobile salvage yard the occupied the lower end of the property for many years. The local United States Department of Agriculture Service Agency helped plan the ...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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 Located about 2 miles northeast of Brandon in Douglas County, Whiskey Lake is a 158-acre fertile lake. The lake has a maximum depth of 46 feet and about one-half of the lake is 15 feet deep or less. Whiskey Lake has a history of poor water clarity during summer months due to dense algal blooms. ...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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Lake Blackwell is located 11 miles west of Alexandria and a 1/2 mile west of Holmes City. It is surrounded almost entirely by dense hardwood forests which create a very secluded atmosphere. The lake is 280 acres in size (the shoreline is 5.2 miles) with a maximum depth of 42 feet and a median dep...

By Craig Mische, Lakefront Real Estate in Alexandria
(Alexandria Brokers Realty)
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The 2007 annual report from Alexandria's Assessor's office shows that the market value of all property within the city increased from $772 million in 2005 to nearly $895 million in 2006, a 16 percent increase. The majority of the value, nearly 55 percent, was derived from residential and agricult...

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