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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
Sue Jung honored with statewide General Manager of the Year award
Sen. Klobuchar honors Roers Family Bakery
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
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Births - Jan. 13, 2017
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Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
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IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
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LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
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On The Street
June 30, 2016
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
The Alexandria softball team capped off its most successful season in over 20 years with its annual postseason banquet to recognize the achievements...
June 30, 2016 - 9:43am
June 2, 2016
Softball: Cards get to state for third time in program history
Two weeks before the season ever started, Alexandria softball coach Randy Albers said he thought he had a team that might take some lumps early...
June 2, 2016 - 10:03pm
June 1, 2016
Softball: Ronning, Haugen lead Cards over DL into a section title game
A two-run homer in the first inning by Ellie Ronning held up for the winning runs in a close 2-1 pitcher’s duel Wednesday, as No. 2 Alexandria...
June 1, 2016 - 7:21pm
May 30, 2016
Section softball: Cards stay cool under pressure to edge Sauk Rapids
Alexandria’s Ally Albers got her first pressure situation in the playoffs out of the way on Monday afternoon, and the eighth grader passed...
May 30, 2016 - 3:39pm
May 27, 2016
Softball: Cards roll over Little Falls in playoff opener
The Alexandria softball team dominated its opening round game of the Section 8-3A playoffs on Thursday night by taking a 10-0 contest against Little Falls. The second-seeded Cardinals (13-8) got their first lead with one run in the third and blew things open with seven runs in the...
May 27, 2016 - 11:20am
May 20, 2016
Softball: Cards sweep Tigers for seventh straight win
The Alexandria softball team won its seventh straight game on Thursday night by sweeping a doubleheader at St. Cloud Tech in 8-3 and 5-3 games. No surprise — Ellie Ronning had a lot to do with that. The junior continued her huge season with three hits, including a home run and...
May 20, 2016 - 4:49pm
May 19, 2016
Ronning's approach: Patience and power
Alexandria's Ellie Ronning is described by head softball coach Randy Albers as a "quiet leader." The junior first baseman has been all but quiet...
May 19, 2016 - 10:12am
May 13, 2016
Softball: Ronning keeps hitting in Cards' win at Moorhead
The Alexandria softball team moved above .500 at 8-7 after using 11 hits and five Moorhead errors to beat the Spuds 10-6 on Thursday night. Ellie...
May 13, 2016 - 11:11am
May 6, 2016
Softball: Cards' Richardson walk-off winner
The Alexandria softball team improved to 4-1 at home this spring with a 7-4 conference victory over Willmar on Thursday night. Calley Richardson...
May 6, 2016 - 12:55pm
May 4, 2016
Softball: Alex's Haugen shines despite loss at Rocori
The Alexandria softball team welcomed a strong outing from senior starter Caley Haugen in the circle, but was unable to muster enough offense in a 5-1 Central Lakes Conference loss at undefeated Rocori on Tuesday. Haugen gave up just three hits and one earned run, while striking out...
May 4, 2016 - 1:30pm
April 29, 2016
Softball: Lakers walk off winners over Alexandria
The Alexandria softball team lost on a walk-off in Detroit Lakes on Thursday night as the new Section 8AAA opponents went back and forth in the late innings. The Lakers (8-1) gave up three runs in the top of the seventh but responded with three of their own in the bottom to walk off...
April 29, 2016 - 9:19am
April 26, 2016
Back in the circle: Ziegler sees early pitching success after years away
Emma Ziegler has been anchoring one of the most important spots in the infield from the time she picked up a softball in elementary school. The...
April 26, 2016 - 10:09am
April 25, 2016
Softball: Cards third at Rockford Tournament
The Alexandria softball team went to the Rockford Tournament on Saturday and came home with a third-place finish after winning two of three games. The Cardinals bounced back from a 10-0 loss to Rockford in the opening game by beating Holy Family Catholic 8-4 and then Orono 4-2. Alexandria...
April 25, 2016 - 1:14pm
April 21, 2016
Softball: Young Cards still adjusting after loss to unbeaten Rocori
A young Alexandria softball team has had to take some lumps early this season, and that was the case on Thursday against one of the better teams...
April 21, 2016 - 10:58pm
April 20, 2016
Softball: Cards suffer sweep in close games
The Alexandria softball team was swept at the hands of Central Lakes Conference foe Sartell-St. Stephen on Tuesday night in two games decided by a combined three runs. The Sabres went home with a 5-3 win in game two after holding on for a 6-5 win in the opener. Alexandria led 3-1...
April 20, 2016 - 11:21am