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B-E pushing for August vote on school building
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 10, 2009
Minnesota family says they might have taken a picture of Bigfoot
BEMIDJI -- Tim Kedrowski and his sons, Peter and Casey, are not pushovers for Bigfoot stories, but a frame on a game trail camera set up on their...
December 10, 2009 - 3:45pm
December 8, 2009
Backus man charged with driving nails into pine trees
BEMIDJI -- A 51-year-old Backus man has been charged with first-degree criminal damage to property for driving 6-inch nails into about 500 red pine trees that were sold at auction. Stephen Louis Olson was charged Monday in Cass County District Court with Criminal Damage to Property...
December 8, 2009 - 8:36am
November 25, 2009
Bemidji man arrested, held in assault, robbery at Willmar church
WILLMAR -- A 61-year-old Bemidji, Minn., man has been arrested on charges of assault and robbery for allegedly robbing a woman Tuesday afternoon at Crow River Lutheran Church. According to Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, deputies were dispatched to the rural Belgrade church...
November 25, 2009 - 11:20am
November 7, 2009
Three Bemidji women discuss deer hunting rituals
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Three women from the Bemidji area are preparing for the Minnesota deer hunting rifle season, which begins today at dawn. For these hunters, preparing for a hunt is not so much a routine; it's a ritual. It starts with a list George-Ann Maxson, 58, was not raised...
November 7, 2009 - 3:38pm
August 21, 2009
Health care forum in Bemidji shows people are wary of government's involvement
Jane Erwin drove from Hoffman to Bemidji Monday to tell U.S. Representative Collin Peterson that government shouldn't expand its role in health care. Unemployed, Erwin said Congress should have done more for jobs than for health care. "There have been times in my life I haven't...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
Letter - Odd health care logic
To the editor: Our own ignorance and the scare tactics of special interest groups are combining to be a strong opposition to badly needed health insurance reform. Doesn't it amaze you how a "Judeo-Christian" nation will ofttimes gladly pay more taxes to support a strong military...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
May 13, 2009
Baseball: Cardinal boys shut out Bemidji
In a battle between section rivals, the Cardinal baseball team earned a decisive 10-0 shutout in five innings to boost the team to 8-6 on the season. Derek Miller was solid on the mound, allowing just one hit in the shutout while striking out six. The game was much closer than the...
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Card boys' basketball team drops pair
The Cardinal boys' basketball team was 18 minutes away from snapping a nine-game losing streak on Saturday but a second-half comeback by Bemidji resulted in a 54-52 loss for the Cardinals. Alexandria led 31-21 at halftime against the Lumberjacks. That lead disappeared in the second...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
Card girls' basketball team falls to 'Jacks
The Cardinal girls' basketball team held a three-point lead midway through the second half against an 18-2 Bemidji team on Saturday but saw that lead disappear in a 72-56 loss to the Lumberjacks. The two teams went back and forth for much of the game, but the Cardinals struggled...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Cardinal wrestlers take pair at Bemidji triangular
The Cardinal wrestlers brought back a pair of wins from the Bemidji triangular Thursday night, defeating the host Lumberjacks 45-33 and Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale 39-28. "The team was a bit short-handed with a few wrestlers out of the lineup for various reasons, but they really pulled...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Football: Second quarter costs Card gridders
The Cardinal football team dropped to 0-4 at the midway point of the regular season as they fell in Bemidji, 27-13 last Friday. Both teams had just one offensive possession in the first quarter, but both teams made them count. Bemidji used up 6:30 on its opening drive. It was a drive...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
Football: Cards head to Bemidji tonight
The regular season reaches its halfway point this Friday, and the Cardinals are in need of a win as they look to build some momentum going into the second half. Bemidji has proven that it can compete with the upper echelon teams in the Central Lakes Conference. The Lumberjacks were...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008
Cards win pair
The Cardinal boys' basketball team halted a seven game skid by winning two in a row last week as Alexandria took a 65-64 game against Fergus Falls a day after dismantling Bemidji 70-50 last Thursday night. The Cardinals almost lost a 15-point halftime lead against the Otters but...
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am
February 29, 2008
End of the line
Despite the hot hand of sophomore Angela Christianson, who poured in 54 points, the Cardinal girls could not hold off a well-balanced Lumberjack offense, falling 67-64 in the Section 8AAAA girls' basketball opener at Bemidji Tuesday night and ending their season. "Bemidji's front...
February 29, 2008 - 12:00am