What’s your favorite summer activity? No matter what’s on your radar, there’s a good chance that the Alexandria lakes area offers it. Located on Interstate 94 midway between Fargo and Minneapolis, Alexandria truly is “easy to get to – hard to leave.” With glacier-formed lakes, rolling hills and trees, it’s truly a vacationer’s dream come true. It’s all here for you, so take your time and enjoy. Browse through our Vacationer for the endless opportunities that await you in the Alexandria lakes area.
Douglas County is a great place to live, work and play. We’ve compiled a list of 101 fun things to do in the area, from events and attractions to things you may not have thought of! Whether you’re a local or a visitor, this publication is a must-see!
No matter the season, if you’re planning a vacation or just looking for fun, check out Minnesota Destinations magazine, featuring popular events and hot spots around northern and west central Minnesota — Alexandria, Wadena, Detroit Lakes, Park Rapids and Bemidji, just to name a few!
Professional: One who exhibits a courteous, conscientious and business-like manner; one who is competent or skilled.
The Lakes Area is full of “professionals” who serve as teachers, builders, designers, line workers, hair stylists, CEOs, food servers… and everything in between.
It’s been said that it doesn’t matter what you do, as long as you do it well. The people featured in this publication are obviously doing their jobs well, and have been selected as this year’s Top Professionals.
Alex Golf Club is ready
The staff and course are prepared for the 90th event
For 89 years, the Resorters Golf Tournament at the Alexandria Golf Course (AGC) has been providing memorable moments of great golf.
Every reader has a favorite something. When we asked what your favorites were, you told us by completing our Readers’ Choice survey, published online and in the Echo Press. From those entries, we compiled your favorites for 2011. Click here to see the results.
Women: Take time to focus on your health!
Women are often driven by their nurturing tendencies and become so busy caring for their husbands, children, parents, friends and everyone else that they often forget to take care of themselves.
What bride doesn’t want to be heads above the rest in terms of her wedding day ‘do? The trouble is, many brides-to-be don’t take adequate steps to ensure their wedding day tresses will be up to par, including doing a practice run and being confident with their stylists. While your hair may look picture-perfect in your mind, getting through the wedding day with hair intact takes some time and effort – and the planning process doesn’t start a week before the wedding, either.
For many couples a honeymoon is just as important as the wedding ceremony. These couples seek the best in a vacation destination – and understandably so after surviving the stress of planning a wedding.
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