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Taxes to dip for some in Alexandria
Plans take shape for veterans memorial
City Hall to add credit card machine
With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Tennis: Silverstreaks improve to 15-1 with another victory
WCA takes first in Class A at huge Mega Meet
Football: Lakers fall to Warriors, 23-7
Tennis: Lakers sweep Wolverines, 7-0
Volleyball: Lakers break losing streak at Hancock tournament
Cedar Building seeks 'history hoarders' and provides glimpses into past
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DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Mary M. Odland
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Letter: Music and songs with meaning
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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June 3, 2016
Baseball: Albany ends Alexandria's season
A season that started with high expectations ended earlier than the Alexandria baseball team had hoped in a 6-2 loss to Albany in the Section 8-3A loser's bracket on Thursday. The two teams met in Avon where the third-seeded Huskies (13-9) built a 4-1 lead after two innings and never...
June 3, 2016 - 11:15am
May 27, 2016
Baseball: Cards gets fourth seed, enter playoffs with some momentum
The Alexandria baseball team will enter the playoffs on a four-game winning streak after beating Moorhead on the road in a 4-3 game on Monday night. The Cardinals (10-10) salvaged a .500 regular season with the way they ended things. They also finalized a home playoff game after getting...
May 27, 2016 - 1:09pm
May 23, 2016
Baseball: Offensive flurry leads Cards past Willmar
The Alexandria baseball team used 22 hits to roll to its third-straight Central Lakes Conference win with a 15-5 six-inning victory over Willmar at home on Friday night. Alexandria (9-10, 8-8 CLC) limited Willmar (2-14, 2-11 CLC) to six hits on the night. Starter Brady Burgau gave...
May 23, 2016 - 11:49am
May 20, 2016
Baseball: Cards launch three homers in win over Fergus
The Alexandria baseball team won its second straight game on Thursday to improve to 8-10 after a 13-7 win against Fergus Falls. The Cardinals never trailed in this one as they broke open a 3-3 game with two runs in the bottom of the third and seven more in the fourth. Brock Anderson,...
May 20, 2016 - 4:49pm
May 18, 2016
Baseball: Cards snap losing streak with split at Sauk
The Alexandria baseball team snapped a four-game skid by salvaging a doubleheader split at Sauk Rapids on Tuesday night. The Cardinals won 8-2 in the nightcap after losing a 5-3 game in the opener. Wyatt Wittenburg had a lot to do with the win after two hits that included a double...
May 18, 2016 - 11:36am
May 14, 2016
Baseball: Warriors outlast Cards on a cold day in Brainerd
Prior to the first pitch, "Cold as Ice" by Foreigner, "Ice Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice and "Freeze Frame" by J. Geils Band poured through the public address system at wind-swept Adamson Field. In a game that began in 41-degree temperatures, and included intermittent sunshine and snow...
May 14, 2016 - 9:46am
May 13, 2016
Baseball: Cards edged in extras
The Alexandria baseball team has faced off against the two top programs in the Central Lakes Conference three times in the past four days this...
May 13, 2016 - 12:05pm
May 11, 2016
Baseball: Cards split with first-place Tigers
The Alexandria baseball team split a conference home doubleheader with St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday night. The Cardinals (6-7, 5-5 Central Lakes)...
May 11, 2016 - 11:58am
May 10, 2016
Baseball: Cards helped and hurt by nine-run innings
The Alexandria baseball team was three outs away from back-to-back wins late last week before Becker scored nine runs in the top of the seventh on Saturday to beat the Cardinals 12-8. Alexandria dominated an 18-2 game against Central Lakes Conference foe Willmar on Thursday. The Cardinals...
May 10, 2016 - 11:17am
April 29, 2016
Drew to have Tommy John surgery after elbow injury
Alexandria's Jake Drew was pitching in a scrimmage against Minnewaska in early April when he experienced the feeling that every pitcher dreads....
April 29, 2016 - 2:08pm
April 27, 2016
Baseball: Anderson delivers on the mound as Cards split
The Alexandria baseball team got a much-needed pitching performance from sophomore Brock Anderson to help the Cardinals split a road doubleheader...
April 27, 2016 - 11:32am
April 21, 2016
Baseball: Cards see progress in split with Bemidji
The Alexandria baseball team is still working through some defensive issues that have plagued them so far this season, but the Cardinals did...
April 21, 2016 - 11:56pm
April 20, 2016
Baseball: Cards erupt in nightcap to salvage split
The Alexandria baseball team salvaged a split in dramatic fashion during a doubleheader against Sartell-St. Stephen on Tuesday night. The Cardinals rallied with four runs in the bottom of the seventh in game one but fell a run shy in an 8-7 loss. They didn't dwell on it, though, coming...
April 20, 2016 - 10:54am
April 14, 2016
Alex Baseball: Defense, pitching falter in loss to Brainerd
It was far from pretty in Alexandria on Thursday night, and quite uncharacteristic for two teams with high expectations again this year. The...
April 14, 2016 - 10:57pm
April 13, 2016
Baseball: Cold temps fail to slow Alex bats in opener
The Alexandria baseball team had no problems in its season and conference opener against Fergus Falls as the Cardinals went on the road to earn a 9-2 win on Tuesday night. "The environment was not ideal for baseball as the wind combined with cold temps, snow and rain made for a difficult...
April 13, 2016 - 11:37am