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ATV crashes through ice on Lobster Lake
For the record
Names sought for veterans memorial
Council to set hearing on developer's tax request
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria drops third straight
Boys basketball: Balanced effort leads Knights past CGB
Girls basketball: Panthers own Tigers in home game
Boys basketball: Knights recover for a win over Sebeka
Girls basketball: Cowgirls snap Knights' winning streak
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
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Andes Tower Hills
December 13, 2017
Nordic skiing: Cardinals host first meet of the season at Andes
Many skiers across Minnesota are searching for snow right now, and they found it at Andes Tower Hills on Tuesday. The Alexandria Nordic ski team...
December 13, 2017 - 9:52am
March 1, 2017
Age is just a number to 84-year-old skier
After skiing most of his life, Chuck Pirila finally perfected his turning technique last year — at age 83. According to him, it's all...
March 1, 2017 - 8:00am
December 21, 2016
EDITORIAL: Be a tourist in your community
It's easy to take for granted the recreation and tourism opportunities in our own backyard. If you have visitors coming in from out of town for the holidays or you have some free time on your own, you can still be a tourist in your home community. Andes Tower Hills is one example....
December 21, 2016 - 7:00am
January 22, 2016
Future of ski hill remains unknown
The future of Andes Tower Hills is still up in the air. Last summer, brothers and ski hill owners Vern and Paul Anderson approached Douglas County...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
May 29, 2015
County explores taking over ski hill
Andes Tower Hills owners consider future options
May 29, 2015 - 12:00am
November 19, 2014
Early snowfall kicks off ski season (w/video)
Last week’s early-season winter weather gave Andes Tower Hills groomers plenty of snowfall to work with as they opened their season last Saturday. Tom...
November 19, 2014 - 12:00am
March 26, 2014
Ski injury poses questions about safety
A significant injury suffered by a 15-year-old Villard resident and Sauk Centre High School student recently has raised questions about safety practices for downhill skiers and snowboarders. Sauk Centre ninth grader Katelyn Gierke was skiing at Andes Tower Hills earlier this month...
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
Reward turns tragic on the slopes
Villard girl severely injured on school ski trip
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
November 22, 2013
Snowboard training program offered to youth
Foundation 725, now in its 10th year, will begin to meet Saturdays throughout the winter starting in December at Andes Tower Hills in Kensington. Foundation...
November 22, 2013 - 9:11am
March 14, 2012
Jumps, jams, wipeouts and wildcats - Faction Challenge winners announced
In the midst of a pre-spring thaw, snowboarders held onto what may have been the last snowboarding event of the season during the 9th annual...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Snowboarders to jam at Andes Saturday
The Faction Board Shop in Alexandria will present its ninth annual "Faction Challenge" at Andes Tower Hills this Saturday, March 10. The event is an all-day "jam session" for snowboarders, featuring a new set-up using the entire Serendipity Run at Andes. It will include jumps from...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
Nashville singer to perform at Andes Tower Hills to help Benson woman
Michelle Murray, a Nashville recording artist/song writer, will be coming to the Alexandria area to help a Benson woman raise funds for medical expenses she has incurred. Elizabeth Giese was diagnosed with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a disease of the kidneys.
January 5, 2011 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
Andes makes big improvements
Despite the lack of snow on the ground, Andes Tower Hills is staying hard at work during the summer months. The ski hill is undergoing some...
August 21, 2009 - 12:05am
June 26, 2009
New biking program available to area youth
Attention area youth: Do you like to bike or would like to give different styles of biking a try? If you're between the ages of 14 and 21,...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am