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Fall 2021 Metal Clean Up Day

FALL – ALEXANDRIA METAL PICK UP DAY FORM As an incentive to help city residents clean up their property this fall, the City of Alexandria and Alex Rubbish & Recycling have partnered together to designate Tuesday, September 28, 2021 as free metal pick up day. People with metal objects they wish to dispose of can…

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Hear from Chief Kent: In the Know

In the Know column: Changes inside Alexandria Police Department Our school resource officers are working in partnership with the teachers and staff for security, safety, problem solving, and most importantly, building trust. 2:15 pm, Aug. 25, 2021 By Scott Kent, Alexandria police chief It has been a busy summer in Alexandria and Douglas County the…

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Downtown Fire Relief Available

The State of Minnesota has approved a Sales and Use Tax Exemption for items used to repair, replace, clean or otherwise remediate damage to real and personal property damaged or destroyed in the February 25, 2020 fire in downtown Alexandria. The exemption includes sales and purchases made after February 24, 2020, and before February 28, 2023.…

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There are many things to do and events to check out in the lakes area.


Learn more about our school system, policies, and the city government.

Alex·and·dria (al-ig-zan-dree-uh) 1. The perfect place to vacation and enjoy beautiful lake country 2. Birthplace of America steeped in tradition and a rich history 3. A booming micropolitan thriving in manufacturing, health services, food processing, and more.

mayor - bobbie osterberg Welcome to Alexandria, the city where residents and visitors alike enjoy hundreds of lakes, golfing, stock car racing, fine dining, antique and specialty shopping, as well as beauty, rest and relaxation.   We are located just off I-94, and packed with year round fun-filled events!  Alexandria is easy to get to, yet hard to leave. But don't take my word for it, discover the beauty of the Alexandria Lakes Area for yourself.


Community Partners

Explore the best attractions Alexandria has to offer. Everything from lakes to museums, there is so much to explore. Tourism can also help you find a great place to stay.

Find the resources you need to grow your business or spark your career.

Join a network of businesses and organizations looking to help each other thrive. The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce is ready to help you make meaningful connections.

Stay In Touch With The City

  1. City Council Meeting

    September 27, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
  2. City Council Meeting

    October 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
  3. ALASD Board Meeting

    October 13, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
Ordinance 856
August 26, 2021
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August 26, 2021
Ordinance 854
August 26, 2021