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December 9, 2016
For the Record - Dec. 9, 2016
December 9, 2016 - 7:00am
Photo of the Week
December 9, 2016 - 7:00am
Nicole Getz (far right) was killed in a boating accident on Lake Victoria five years ago. Now her mother, Janet Getz (second from right) takes part in the Compassionate Friends candle lighting ceremony each year, as well as leads the area grief group for parents who have lost children. (Contributed)
Embracing grief
December 9, 2016 - 6:00am
Morghan Mitchell, an ATCC student with three finals this week, takes a break from studying to pet Paxtor and Murphy, both therapy dogs. The dogs visited the school in order to give students a reprieve from finals preparation. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Stress relief from furry friends
December 9, 2016 - 6:00am
Alexandria City Council members meet with local legislators to go over the city's priorities for the upcoming session. Those attending included (left to right) Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, Sen. Torrey Westrom, council member Todd Jensen, Mayor Sara Carlson and council member Dave Benson. Council members Bobbie Osterberg and Bob Kuhlman were also there, along with City Administrator Marty Schultz. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
City presents 'wish list' to legislators
December 9, 2016 - 6:00am
Workers at Mortenson Construction do a series of stretches after lunch on Monday before going back to work on the Douglas County Hospital expansion in Alexandria. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Bending is the rule
December 9, 2016 - 6:00am
Jay Jenson of Alexandria is the pastor of The Church, is the academy director of the Northstar Christian Academy and he is also a bodybuilder. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Strong faith, strong body
December 9, 2016 - 6:00am
Senior forward Mack Strong works his way toward the net with the puck against St. Cloud. The Cardinals worked out a 5-5 tie with the Icebreakers, largely due to Strong's three goals in the second period. (Ryan Pietruszewski | Echo Press)
Alexandria boys hockey: A Strong hat trick leads Alexandria to 5-5 tie
December 9, 2016 - 2:10am
Sophomore forward McKenna Ellingson takes aim as she glides in on a breakaway. Ellingson scored the Cardinals' lone goal in a 2-1 loss to St. Cloud on Thursday. (Ryan Pietruszewski | Echo Press)
Alexandria girls hockey: Cardinals move to 2-2 after loss to St. Cloud
December 9, 2016 - 12:22am
Former Brandon-Evansville pitcher Tom Bosek throws during the state tournament in 2015. Bosek made starts on back-to-back days during those state playoffs, something that would be prohibited by the new MSHSL pitch-count policy. (File photo)
Shot in the arm? New pitch-count policy draws mixed reviews locally
December 9, 2016 - 12:00am
December 8, 2016
Boys basketball: Osakis improves to 2-0 at Litchfield
December 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
Boys basketball: Knights lose at the buzzer for second straight game
December 8, 2016 - 11:18pm
Alexandria senior Ben Bogart gains control in his match against Brainerd's Brad Patnode on Thursday night. Bogart won the 132-pound match by fall in 1:52. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Wrestling: Young Cards still learning after loss to CLC power Brainerd
December 8, 2016 - 10:50pm
Sean Kaneski, of Pequot Lakes, enjoys water skiing late in the year Friday, Dec. 2, on Sibley Lake. The air temperature was 28 degrees, while the water was 34 degrees. Submitted photoplay button
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
December 8, 2016 - 5:34pm
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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Aurelia (w/video)
December 8, 2016 - 2:09pm