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Roste transfers from the Gophers
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
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Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
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OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
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Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
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Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
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August 8, 2012
Legion baseball: Pitching stands out against state's best
Pitching has led the Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion Post 87 baseball team all season and that didn't change against the top competition in Minnesota at the Legion state tournament this past weekend. Alexandria had chances to win all three of its games in Chaska before coming...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Legion baseball: Alexandria Post 87 state tournament pairings
The Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion Post 87 baseball team will open its state tournament run today, Friday, at 1 p.m. when the team takes on Chaska at the Athletic Park in Chaska. If Post 87 wins, it will play the winner of the Grand Rapids-Edina game at 7 p.m. today. A loss...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Alexandria Legion baseball: Post 87 advances to state
Beau Backhaus got the ball rolling and the offense carried it from there as the Fat Daddy's Alexandria Post 87 Legion baseball team earned a...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 30, 2012
Alexandria Legion advances to state tournament
The Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion Post 87 baseball team defeated Litchfield 4-0, Marshall 11-10 and Marshall again 10-8 in the District 7 baseball tournament last weekend to advance to the state tournament. Alexandria was the top seed in the tournament and has a record of...
July 30, 2012 - 9:48am
July 6, 2012
Alexandria Legion Post 87 July 4th tournament
The Alexandria American Legion Post 87 baseball team will once again hold its 4th of July tournament Friday-Sunday, July 6-8. Along with Alexandria, teams in this year's event are Edina, Fergus Falls, Hastings, Mankato, North St. Paul, West Fargo and Worthington. Action begins at...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
Legion baseball: Alexandria Post 87 3-2 at F-M Invite
The Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion Post 87 baseball team had another nice weekend of baseball up at the Fargo-Moorhead Invitational as it went 3-2 in pool play, one game shy of earning a spot in the championship game on Sunday. "With the late addition to the tournament, we...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Legion baseball: Alexandria wins Grand Rapids tournament
The Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion Post 87 baseball team won the final five games of this past weekend to take the Grand Rapids Tournament...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
January 9, 2011
American Legion applauds House's constitutional reading
"Music to America's ears," was how The American Legion's National Commander characterized the Jaunary 6 reading of the U.S. Constitution on the floor of the House of Representatives. "The Constitution should be revered by all Americans but it is especially so by the veterans of...
January 9, 2011 - 3:21pm
August 4, 2010
Legion baseball: Alexandria exits state tournament
The Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion baseball team turned a lot of heads while playing a daunting schedule at the state tournament in Hibbing...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Alexandria Legion splits at state tournament
Dalton Leuschke's walk-off home run gave Alexandria a 6-3 win over Lakeville North in the opening round of the Division I state baseball tournament. Parker Giroux added three hits and Colin Erickson allowed just six hits over nine innings to pick up the win. In game two, Alexandria...
July 30, 2010 - 8:47am
July 9, 2010
Baseball: Alexandria Legion splits
The Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion baseball team did not host its annual Fourth of July tournament this past weekend but still got in two games against a couple strong teams. Alexandria hosted Hopkins and Moorhead on Friday and Saturday and came away with a split in the...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Baseball: Legion drops doubleheader to St. Michael-Albertville
The Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion baseball team traveled to St. Michael-Albertville and dropped a doubleheader by scores of 7-3 and 9-8 on Tuesday night. St. Michael-Albertville put up five runs during the second inning of the nightcap. Alexandria responded with one run...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
Legion baseball: Alexandria wins two at Grand Rapids tournament
The Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion baseball team bookended the Grand Rapids Tournament with wins but came up just short of advancing to championship play this past weekend. Alexandria opened the tournament with a 10-2 win over Hermantown before dropping two games to Edina...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
Legion clinches top seed in playoffs
The Garden Center/Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion baseball team won its third straight and clinched the top seed in the District 7 tournament...
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
Tough competition for Legion at Gopher Classic
The Garden Center/Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion baseball team had a tough five games in a loaded field of 48 teams at the Gopher Classic...
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am