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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, July 19
Updated: Driver killed, four children injured on I-94 near St. Cloud
Parkers Prairie Aquatic Center nears completion
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
Following in cancer victim's footsteps at Relay for Life
Flesner cards hole in one at Nordic Trails
Viking Speedway: Meyers take three out of top four in late models
Eyes on state: Alex legion team hopes to return to state after falling short last year
Legion Baseball: Richards fans 10 to take game one
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
A bit about Butter Days in Millerville
'Good memories' for Lund's Bait Shop
Downtown's Party in the Street is Friday
Class of 1952 class reunion planned
Alexandria Central High School reunion set for July 28-29
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Stella Mae Altnow
Robert O. Hubbard
Marilyn Martha Weedman
Laura L. Rodel
Karen A. Alberg
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Observations from the Archives: 2007: New land for a new high school
It's Our Turn: The story of an imaginary gunslinger
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
National Elks leaders visit Alexandria
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
March 31, 2016
Baseball poll ranks Alexandria first, B-E third
Where a team sits in the polls doesn't lead to wins on the field, but the initial Let's Play Baseball Newspaper rankings released on March 30 like the chances of some area teams quite a bit. Alexandria was ranked number one in the initial polls that were released on the Minnesota...
March 31, 2016 - 11:46am