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UPDATED: Victim identified in fire; smoke detectors helped children escape
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Wrestling: Silverstreaks split at New London-Spicer Tri
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Boys basketball: Chargers roll to 2-0
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Harriet M. Johnson
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 8, 2016
Gophers up next for Roste?
Alexandria's Jaran Roste has been busy since last month when the Cardinals' football season ended at the state tournament on Nov. 12. The senior...
December 8, 2016 - 11:17am
November 23, 2016
Honors piling up for Alex football
The honors for the Alexandria football team keep coming in after the Cardinals made their run all the way to the state tournament this season....
November 23, 2016 - 9:46pm
November 18, 2016
Worth remembering: Empting reflects on season after Elk River loss
Many of the Alexandria football coaches gathered in the coaches' offices at Alexandria Area High School on Monday like they normally do at the...
November 18, 2016 - 12:00am
November 12, 2016
State football: Elks live up to the hype in beating Alexandria
The Alexandria football team saw first hand on Saturday what all the fuss was about with top-ranked Elk River. The Elks (11-0) came into the...
November 12, 2016 - 11:36pm
November 11, 2016
Paving the way: Alex linemen come a long way to drive a potent offense
Great offensive lines have cohesion. Coaches and players like to say they become a family. For Alexandria, that process started before fall camp...
November 11, 2016 - 10:55am
A top-ranked test
The Alexandria football team is in for a huge test this Saturday night against top-ranked Elk River, but the Cardinals believe the Elks are too....
November 11, 2016 - 10:54am
November 7, 2016
Roste one of 10 Mr. Football finalists
Recognition for some postseason honors are already starting to come in for Alexandria senior quarterback Jaran Roste before the Cardinals' season...
November 7, 2016 - 4:17pm
November 4, 2016
Football: Empting's late pick sends Cards to state (w/video)
The Alexandria football team led 40-18 in the fourth quarter but needed a huge play from its defense in the Section 8-5A title game at St. John’s...
November 4, 2016 - 11:33pm
On the cusp of breaking through: Sartell stands in Cards’ way of 5A state berth
Seven years ago, Alexandria and Sartell-St. Stephen lined up for the Section 8-4A football championship in early November at St. John's University....
November 4, 2016 - 12:00am
October 29, 2016
8-5A Semifinals: Cards cap crazy game with two-OT win over Spuds
Moorhead could have clinched the win in Alexandria on Saturday if what looked like a sure interception would have been caught late in the fourth...
October 29, 2016 - 11:21pm
October 28, 2016
Another round in a rivalry
The Moorhead football team was fresh off a 48-0 dismantling of Bemidji on Tuesday night when the conversation shifted to this weekend. The Spuds...
October 28, 2016 - 8:33am
October 25, 2016
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
The Alexandria football team couldn't dwell on its first loss of the season with the playoffs right around the corner after a 26-19 defeat at...
October 25, 2016 - 9:26am
October 20, 2016
Football: Defenses come to play as Tech edges Alex in battle of unbeatens (w/video)
Wednesday's regular-season finale between two undefeated teams in Alexandria and St. Cloud Tech was supposed to be about the offenses. The two...
October 20, 2016 - 1:11am
October 14, 2016
Football: Cards' rout of Rocori sets up a battle of 7-0 teams on Wednesday
Those who had looked ahead at the Alexandria football team’s schedule probably were hoping for a regular-season finale with a playoff feel...
October 14, 2016 - 11:47pm
Alex football: Path to perfect runs through Rocori
Six down, two to go. The road to a perfect regular season for the Alexandria football program goes through a 4-2 Rocori team on Friday night...
October 14, 2016 - 8:37am