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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
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvis Pigsley (w/video)
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Alexandria Horseshoe League
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
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
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
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??
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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
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June 15, 2012
Beetles baseball: Alexandria splits pair with Moondogs
The Alexandria Beetles split their first two games of a three-game series in Mankato behind a strong start from Michael Reed (LSU). Alexandria lost 10-8 on Monday night before Reed gave his team six solid innings in a 10-2 win on Tuesday. Reed improved to 2-1 in his third start...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Beetles halt seven-game skid
The Alexandria Beetles enjoyed a much-needed day off this past Sunday after ending a seven-game losing streak with an 11-5 win over St. Cloud on Saturday. The Beetles were just starting to get their roster intact as the weekend rolled around. They scored three first-inning runs...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Beetles baseball: Bazzani's return is bittersweet for Alexandria
It was a bittersweet moment for Alexandria Beetles coach Drew Saberhagen when he told his players that reliever Anthony Bazzani would be joining this team for a second summer earlier this week. Bazzani was hoping to hear his name called in the Major League Baseball amateur draft...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Beetles baseball: No panic in midst of early losing streak
The Alexandria Beetles saw their losing streak hit four games with back-to-back losses in Thunder Bay on Monday and Tuesday night. The Beetles...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Beetles baseball: Leuschke makes most of his debut
Alexandria's Dalton Leuschke has envisioned himself in a Beetles' uniform for as long as he can remember. The former Cardinal standout grew...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
Beetles baseball: Slow start doesn't concern Saberhagen
Going 2-3 on a five-game home stand might be disappointing in August for Alexandria Beetles head coach Drew Saberhagen. In the first week of...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Two time Cy Young Award winner to throw out first pitch at Knute Nelson tonight
Two-time Cy Young Award winner Bret Saberhagen will throw out the first pitch tonight at Knute Nelson Field when the Alexandria Beetles take on the Duluth Huskies in Northwoods League play. Saberhagen, the father of Beetles head coach Drew Saberhagen, is a three-time MLB all star...
June 1, 2012 - 9:16am
Beetles baseball: Team hopes familiar faces lead to similar success
The Alexandria Beetles opened up the 2012 season on Wednesday night with a roster it hopes can duplicate the magic is created last summer once...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Beetles open at home tonight
The Alexandria Beetles open up the 2012 summer schedule at home tonight, Wednesday, with a game against the Thunder Bay Border Cats at 7:05 p.m. The two teams will then wrap up the series on Thursday morning with an 11:05 first pitch. Beetles players were scheduled to start coming...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Beetles help build Habitat homes
Spring training is getting under way and baseball lovers across the country are gearing up for another summer celebrating America's pastime. Here...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Beetles baseball: Saberhagen new coach
The Alexandria Beetles will hand over the reins of their organization to a familiar face for the 2012 summer season. Drew Saberhagen was recently...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Coming out party: Allen Craig stars for St. Louis Cardinals in World Series
Alexandria's Jeff and Bonnie Brand were hanging on every pitch last week as one of the best World Series in baseball history unfolded. The Brands...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
Former Beetle is World Series champion
Former Alexandria Beetle All-star Allen Craig earned a spot in history tonight, Friday, as he hit the go-ahead run for the St. Louis Cardinals, then grabbed the final out in a 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers to win game seven and the World Series championship title. Craig finished...
October 28, 2011 - 10:28pm
Beetles baseball: Former player part of St. Louis Cardinal comeback Thursday night in World Series game six
Former Alexandria Beetle Allen Craig, playing in left field for the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday night, delivered a 384-foot home run in the eighth inning during the Cardinals' amazing 10-9 comeback in game six of the World Series. The Cardinals were one out from elimination twice...
October 28, 2011 - 8:58am
October 26, 2011
Beetles baseball: Alum sets MLB record
CRAIG BIG CONTRIBUTOR In 16-7 win in game three, Craig was 2-5 with a home run to open the scoring for the Cardinals in the top of the first He...
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am