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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, June 26
To vape or not to vape
Why doesn't Alexandria have a veterans memorial?
Council acts on barrier request during concerts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Baseball: Area baseball players earn All-Pheasant Conference honors
Softball: Okerlund wins Pheasant Conference MVP, McNamara COY
Rose wins MGA Senior Players Championship
Ending with a bang: Knight, Nohre lead local shooters at state
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
Alexandria track and field
June 10, 2017
Track and Field: Lesnar takes third to head up Cards at state finals
The Alexandria track and field season came to a close Saturday afternoon, but not before several athletes took places on the podium after finishing...
June 10, 2017 - 3:45pm
June 9, 2017
Track and Field: Several area athletes advance to Saturday’s finals
The Alexandria girls 4x100 relay had the highest finish out of the many area athletes competing at the track and field state tournament at Hamline...
June 9, 2017 - 7:48pm
June 4, 2017
Track and Field: Alexandria sends nine to Class AA state meet
The Alexandria boys and girls track teams combined to send nine athletes to the Class AA state tournament after Thursday's Section 8AA meet in Sauk Rapids. The girls finished first as a team with 153.5 points, well ahead of second place Willmar (99) and third place Rocori (72.5)....
June 4, 2017 - 10:35am
May 30, 2017
Molden's name to be called at section track meet, but cancer keeps him away
In the hallways at Alexandria Area High School are large prints of current Cardinal athletes. A boy or girl from each team is represented during...
May 30, 2017 - 6:12pm
May 2, 2017
Track and Field: Alex girls 4x100 takes fourth at Hamline Elite Meet
The Alexandria girls track and field 4x100 team of Hannah Quitmeyer, Syri Williams, Kaye Paschka and Kelby Olson-Rodel took fourth place with a season-best finals time of 50.43 at the Hamline Elite Meet last Friday at Klass Stadium on the campus of Hamline University. To compete at...
May 2, 2017 - 11:26am
April 26, 2017
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Junior Bryce Ludwig posted both of the Alexandria boys track team's two first place finishes at the Monticello Invitational on Tuesday, helping the Cardinals to a 132.5-point second-place finish behind Monticello's 147 points. Ludwig's discus throw traveled 152 feet, 7 inches, and...
April 26, 2017 - 12:10pm
Track and Field: Cards take first despite heavy legs
The Alexandria girls track and field team had an "intense week of training" and had just 16 personal bests, but the Cardinals didn't let their fatigue keep them from taking first at the Monticello Invitational by 104.25 points. "Our legs were tired and our performances were flat,...
April 26, 2017 - 11:12am
April 24, 2017
Track and field: Cards take second at Sabre Quad
The Alexandria boys track and field team had a solid showing at the Sartell Sabre Quad on Friday, taking second place with 297.5 points. Willmar earned the top spot with a 308 score, while Sartell (293.5) and Brainerd (280) fell behind the Cardinals in third and fourth. Alex continues...
April 24, 2017 - 1:57pm
April 17, 2017
Boys Track and Field: Cards top the field at Brainerd
The Alexandria boys track and field team's 202.5 points were enough for a comfortable first-place finish at Thursday's Brainerd Invitational. The Cardinals posted six first-place finishes, scored points in every event and had 38 personal-best performances. Sophomore Drew Olson played...
April 17, 2017 - 1:31pm
Track and Field: Alex girls dominate at Brainerd Invite
At a meet with 48 personal-best and 24 season-best performances on a team as good as the Alexandria girls track and field team, it's easy to guess where the team finished. The Cardinals had 10 first-place finishes and at least three in the top eight of every event Thursday at the...
April 17, 2017 - 11:37am
April 10, 2017
Alex track teams compete at Sartell friendship meet
The Alexandria boys and girls track and field teams were on the road Saturday competing in the Sartell Friendship meet. With athletes still trying to get their individual times and goals set for the bulk of the season, this meet didn't keep team scores. Boys results The boys team...
April 10, 2017 - 2:41pm
January 20, 2017
Orgeman-Crumb honored again as coach of the year
Alexandria girls track and field coach Meghan Orgeman-Crumb was already named the coach of the year in Minnesota from the United States Track...
January 20, 2017 - 1:28pm
June 10, 2016
State track: Williams, Wegner qualify for finals on day one
The Alexandria track and field team was well represented at Hamline University in St. Paul for Friday’s first day of the Class AA state track meet. Most of the day was devoted to prelims to determine which athletes would move on to compete at Saturday’s finals. Senior Sara Wegner...
June 10, 2016 - 6:23pm
June 3, 2016
Clearing hurdles: Jude Pelowski finds success, a family after difficult past brings him to Alexandria
Jude Pelowski remembers the day his mother died, down to the exact details from seven years ago. It was May 15, and Tamara had come home from...
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 2, 2016
8-2A Track: Hasz sisters, Molden, Miller punch tickets to state
A few tickets have already been punched to the state track meet for the Alexandria boys and girls after the Section 8-2A prelims in Sauk Rapids...
June 2, 2016 - 9:36am