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Ahhh, summer in the Alexandria lakes area. To those who live here and those who visit alike, there's no question that this area becomes a magical place in the summer.


When a group of friends gathered in Alexandria in January 1975 to experience what winter was like in their favorite summer vacation spot, they reminisced about their summers here.

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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