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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
Gov. Dayton back in hospital after post-surgery complications
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
Vogeler wraps up standout career at DB after entering college as a quarterback
Sports schedule for Friday, Nov. 16
Class A state swim: Cardinals’ 4x400 relay advances to finals
Steidl, Jordheim make the most of their five years at NDSU
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
1918: Soldier writes home
Letter to the Editor: People in Alexandria are decent, incredible
4-H holds county competition
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
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
Minnesota unemployment rate remains steady
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
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October 29, 2015
Sports schedule for Thursday, October 29
CROSS COUNTRY Alexandria at section meet, Monticello, 3:30 p.m. Osakis at LPGE, Section 6A meet, 4 p.m. VOLLEYBALL Osakis vs. Pierz, 6AA playoffs, 7 p.m. Brandon-Evansville at Henning, 7 p.m.
October 29, 2015 - 10:59am
October 23, 2015
Sports schedule for Friday, October 23
FOOTBALL Alexandria vs. Moorhead, 8-5A Finals at Fergus Falls High School, 7 p.m. VOLLEYBALL Osakis vs. Paynesville Area, 7:15 p.m.
October 23, 2015 - 10:37am
October 17, 2015
Sports schedule for Saturday, October 17
BLIZZARD HOCKEY Alexandria vs. North Iowa, 7:10 p.m. FOOTBALL Alexandria vs. Bemidji at AAHS, Section 8-5A semifinals, 7 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER Alexandria vs. East Grand Forks, 8-A playoffs, 1 p.m. BOYS SOCCER Alexandria at Bemidji, 8-A playoffs, 1 p.m.
October 17, 2015 - 8:26am
October 14, 2015
Sports roundup from Tuesday, October 13
FOOTBALL Verndale 37, Brandon-Evansville 20 The Brandon-Evansville football team saw its season come to an end in a 37-20 game against fourth-seeded Verndale on Tuesday night. The Pirates had beaten the Chargers 22-20 in the season opener. They made things a little easier...
October 14, 2015 - 9:45am
October 10, 2015
Football: Final playoff seedings set with Alex, Osakis set to host
The final Minnesota-scores.net QRF rankings were released on Saturday morning as section seeding was made final around the state in football. As expected, Alexandria is the second seed in the Section 8-5A field with a 5-3 record. The Cardinals will host a home playoff game on October...
October 10, 2015 - 10:00am
October 2, 2015
Sports roundup from Thursday, October 1
VOLLEYBALL Moorhead 3, Alexandria 0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-19) The Alexandria volleyball team ran into the top team in the Section 8-3A field so far this season as Moorhead improved to 13-2 with a sweep on its home court. Moorhead won 25-21, 25-18, 25-19 to secure the win....
October 2, 2015 - 11:20am
September 23, 2015
Sports roundup from Tuesday, September 22
VOLLEYBALL Sartell 3, Alexandria 2 (25-21, 21-25, 23-25, 26-24, 15-10) The Alexandria volleyball team dropped its second match in the Central Lakes Conference on Tuesday night as the Cardinals went to Sartell and came home with a 3-2 loss. Alexandria had the Sabres on...
September 23, 2015 - 10:48am
September 9, 2015
Sports roundup from Tuesday, September 8
GIRLS SOCCER Alexandria 3, St. Cloud Apollo 2 The Alexandria girls soccer team used a late goal from Hayley Burns to secure a 3-2 win over St. Cloud Apollo (2-2) and cap off a big night for the senior forward. Burns had all three of Alexandria’s goals. The final one came...
September 9, 2015 - 9:13am
September 2, 2015
Sports roundup from Tuesday, September 1
BOYS SOCCER Alexandria 1, Brainerd 0 The Alexandria boys improved to 3-0 in the first Central Lakes Conference game of the season against Brainerd in a hard fought 1-0 road victory over the Warriors on Tuesday night. Alexandria was able to capitalize on one of only two shots...
September 2, 2015 - 2:16pm
August 31, 2015
Johnson wraps up first season at Viking Speedway with three titles
Tim Johnson didn’t have time to celebrate his feature win at the Viking Speedway on Saturday night. The Brainerd driver had another race to...
August 31, 2015 - 4:08pm
August 23, 2015
Area football scores
Monticello 44, Alexandria 38 Osakis 26, Pelican Rapids 14 Verndale 22, Brandon-Evansville 20 Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta 41, West Central Area –Ashby 6 Parkers Prairie 30, Wadena-Deer Creek 6 Holdingford 19, Minnewaska 14
August 23, 2015 - 1:43am
July 26, 2015
Viking Speedway: Feature winners for July 25
A group of local drivers once again left the Viking Speedway with feature wins on Saturday night. Garfield's Blake Boelens won the Midwest Modified feature after Tyler Larson of Kandiyohi opened up the features with a mod-4 win. Brainerd's Tim Johnson also continued his strong...
July 26, 2015 - 8:39am
July 21, 2015
Sports schedule for Tuesday, July 21
VFW BASEBALL Alexandria 16s playoffs at Knute Nelson, 5 p.m. Alexandria 15s at Morris (playoffs), 6 p.m.
July 21, 2015 - 8:57am
July 14, 2015
Sports schedule for Tuesday, July 14
LEGION BASEBALL Alexandria at Thief River Falls (DH), 3 p.m. Brandon-Evansville at Wheaton, 6:30 p.m. BLUE ANCHORS BASEBALL Alexandria at Waterloo, 12:05 p.m. VFW BASEBALL Alex 15s at Montevideo (DH), 6 p.m. Alex 16s at Dawson (DH), 6 p.m.
July 14, 2015 - 10:18am
July 13, 2015
Sports schedule for Monday, July 13
BLUE ANCHORS BASEBALL Alexandria at Waterloo, 7:05 p.m.
July 13, 2015 - 11:57am