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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
April 26, 2017
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
The Alexandria softball team dropped an 8-5 game at St. Cloud Apollo on Tuesday night in a loss that dropped the Cardinals (4-3) to 1-3 in the Central Lakes Conference. The Eagles (3-3, 1-1 CLC) got their first win in league play as they jumped out to a 3-0 lead, lost it in the fourth...
April 26, 2017 - 12:09pm
April 23, 2017
Softball: Cards pick up three wins Saturday at Rockford tourney
The Alexandria softball team put in a good day's work Saturday at the Rockford Tournament, stealing wins from Cambridge-Isanti, Orono and Visitation-St. Paul United. The first game of the day was a 13-1 win over Cambridge. The Cardinals (4-2) scored four in the first and six in the...
April 23, 2017 - 12:42pm
April 21, 2017
Softball: Rocori tallies nine in the fifth to top Alex
The Alexandria softball team had a 3-1 lead over Rocori heading into the fifth inning Thursday night, but Spartans junior Abby Anderson turned the tide in a big way with a grand slam to start a nine-run rally. The Cardinals scored two more runs, but took a 10-5 loss and fell to 1-2...
April 21, 2017 - 11:09am
April 14, 2017
Softball: Fifteen hits help Alexandria cruise at Fergus
The Alexandria softball team pounded out 15 hits on Thursday as the Cardinals improved to 1-1 on the early season with a 13-4 win at Fergus Falls. Taylor Breitkreutz led the offensive charge with a double, three RBIs and three total hits. Emma Ziegler also went 3-for-4 with three...
April 14, 2017 - 11:06am
April 11, 2017
Softball: First-inning struggles hand Cards loss to open season
The Alexandria softball team wasn’t ready for the Brainerd bats in Tuesday night’s season opener at Alexandria Area High School, as the Warriors...
April 11, 2017 - 10:30pm
April 5, 2017
Softball: Cards working to replicate last season's success
With the accomplishments they had last season and the competition in the Central Lakes Conference and Section 8AAA, the Cardinals softball team...
April 5, 2017 - 12:00am
March 31, 2017
Ronning looks to repeat a breakout season
In 27 Alexandria softball games last season, Ellie Ronning contributed more than the average high school softball player at the plate. "We expected...
March 31, 2017 - 12:00am
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