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The sun sets over the bleachers of Citizens Field on Tuesday, October 8. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Sun sets on Citizens Field

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It took a community effort to get Citizens Field ready for its first football game in the fall of 1972. Now after 42 seasons and countless memorable games, that same community will say goodbye.


The Cardinal football team will host Fergus Falls tonight, Wednesday, in the final game before Alexandria moves onto a beautiful turf field when students move into the new high school in the fall of 2014.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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