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Movie star, film crew visit Alexandria
Updated: Bail set for suspects in connection with Forada assault
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20
Central Minnesota motorcyclist identified as victim in SD crash
Paying respect to one of their own
Boys golf: Cardinals trying to put it all together after Brainerd steals one at AGC
Girls golf: Silverstreaks are conference champs
Boys golf: Osakis finishes fifth in CMC
Baseball: Merritt's one-hitter leads B-E over Hancock
Girls golf: Cardinals take another CLC meet
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Frances V. (Detmers) Kay
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
John "Jack" Burns
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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May 12, 2017
Covering the miles with a smile
On Saturday, May 20, I will be running my 10th half-marathon. My husband, Al, and I started running about seven years ago and since that time,...
May 12, 2017 - 7:32am
April 15, 2017
Updated - Run bunny run
Despite the gloomy wet weather, runners - adults and children, alike - participated in the Alexandria Area YMCA's annual Easter Bunny Run Saturday...
April 15, 2017 - 12:48pm
April 7, 2017
YMCA hosts Easter Bunny 5K, kids' run
The Alexandria Area YMCA invites the community to participate in the first of its YMCA holiday races, the Easter Bunny Run 5k and Kids' 1-Mile Race, on Saturday, April 16, at the YMCA. Check-in and registration begin at 7 a.m. on race day, followed by an 8 a.m. race start. The race...
April 7, 2017 - 12:53pm
November 30, 2016
Earning their turkey
Nearly 120 racers earned their right to eat some extra turkey or maybe an extra slice of pie for participating in the Alexandria Area YMCA's...
November 30, 2016 - 6:00am
September 24, 2013
Join a 5k run/walk for student scholarships
The Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) Foundation will present a Running for Student Scholarships 5k run/walk on Saturday, September 28 at the law enforcement tactical warehouse, 1601 Jefferson Street, Alexandria. Registration will begin at 7 a.m., with the race starting...
September 24, 2013 - 10:59am
June 26, 2013
Johnson, Joyer win Just Like Grandma's 5K
Camille Johnson and Tony Joyer were the overall women's and men's winners at the annual Just Like Grandma's 5K run June 15. Johnson, women's 15-younger division, finished the race in 23:42, while Joyer, men's 16-25 division, ran the course in 17:31. Other division winners includes...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Still time to enter Holy Mole Ole 5K, 10K in Alexandria
Lakes Area Recreation will again hold the Holy Moly Ole series of races, with all proceeds going directly to youth programs and scholarships. Races will be held on Saturdays, May 18, June 8, July 20 and August 10 and will feature a 5K run, 10K run and family 5K walk. The final event...
May 17, 2013 - 12:54pm
September 11, 2012
Dash for Dad 5K in St. Cloud fights prostate cancer
St. Cloud, Minn. - Join the fight against prostate cancer by participating in the 2nd annual St. Cloud Dash for Dad on Sept. 15 at Whitney Park, 1529 Northway Drive. Dash for Dad begins with registration at 7:30 a.m. The 1K kids run begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by a 1-mile family...
September 11, 2012 - 2:37pm
August 25, 2012
Walk to raise awareness about mental illness
NAMIWalks, Changing Minds One Step at a Time, is a 5K walk to increase public awareness of mental illnesses, fight stigma, and raise funds for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota. The walk will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m., at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis...
August 25, 2012 - 10:59am
July 13, 2012
Shalom 5k, 10k run results
2nd ANNUAL SHALOM RUN WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 87 runners competed 5K WOMEN - 1. Jen Klecker 21:11, 2. Carolyn Nye 22:13, 3. Meg Hanvorson 23:18. 5K MEN - 1. Gary Eppert 19:23, 2. Joel Halvorson 21:02, 3. Robby Gale 21:23. 10 WOMEN - 1. Julie Miller 47:20, 2. Shawn Severson 50:08, 3....
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Giroux, Betterman win Holy Moly Ole 5K
In the first of five races, the Holy Moly Ole "Run Ole Run", took place Saturday, with Jeff Giroux of Alexandria the overall men's winner of...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
December 23, 2011
Wickluff wins YMCA Turkey Day 5K
Gabriel Wickluff won the first-ever YMCA Turkey Day 5K. The 18-year-old finished in a time of 19:03, eight seconds ahead of Tom Prentice. Andy Gunderson rounded out the top three finishers in the race. Almost 200 runners and walkers participated in the face, which started at the...
December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
Waterama races are this Saturday
The annual Glenwood Waterama Magic Mile and Glenwood Rotary 5K Run/Walk and 10K road race will be held Saturday, July 30, in Glenwood. Race registration is from 7 to 7:30 a.m. in Glenwood City Park across from the Lakeside Balloom. Runners will be bused to the starting line beginning...
July 25, 2011 - 10:54am
June 14, 2011
Lace up your shoes for Osakis 5K this Saturday
The 24th annual Osakis 5K, a 3.1-mile run, will take place Saturday, June 18. The run begins at 9 a.m. at Just Like Grandma's on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Main Street in Osakis. Entry fee is $15 and all racers should register any time from 7 to 8:45 a.m.
June 14, 2011 - 8:03am
September 17, 2010
Lakes Area Humane Society to host the Alexandria 5K-10K Run
The Lakes Area Humane Society invites you to participate in the Alexandria 5K/10K Run on Saturday, September 18. This family-friendly event takes place at the Big Ole Park in Alexandria, with 5K/10K run check-in starting at 6:45 a.m. Check in for Scenic Dog Walk and Kids' 1K run starts...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am