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Workers started to replace the old sod portions of the infield at Knute Nelson field with artificial turf last week.

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Infielders at Alexandria's Knute Nelson Field should get truer bounces next year.

The field is also expected to handle a lot more water.


That's because artificial turf is being installed in the infield portion of the field, which is home to the Alexandria Beetles, the American Legion and VFW teams, high school players and others.

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