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Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Prairie Fire registration opens
For the record
Graduates leave trail of good deeds
Flower basket sale to help Honor Flight
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
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
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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August 14, 2013
Season wraps up for Blue Anchors
In his first year as the Blue Anchors' manager, Al Newman did not achieve the record he envisioned for the inaugural season of the new franchise...
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 8
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Alexandria 6, Wisconsin Rapids 0 Spencer Koopmans of UC Davis saved his best for last on Thursday night as he tossed a gem in his final start of the summer to lead Alexandria to a 6-0 win over Wisconsin Rapids. Koopmans finished off the complete-game shutout...
August 9, 2013 - 8:33am
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex players gain exposure
The Alexandria Blue Anchors are not gearing up for postseason play this season, but experiences in the Northwoods League have given many of the...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 8, 2013
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 8
THURSDAY, AUGUST 8 BLUE ANCHORS BASEBALL Wisconsin Rapids at Alexandria, 7:05 p.m.
August 8, 2013 - 8:50am
August 7, 2013
Blue Anchors host doubleheader tonight
The Alexandria Blue Anchors were rained out last night and will host a doubleheader with two seven-inning games against the La Crosse Loggers today at Knute Nelson Memorial ballpark. First pitch is set for 5:05 p.m. This week is the last chance for fans to catch a Blue Anchors game...
August 7, 2013 - 9:30am
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex drops three of four over weekend
The Blue Anchors lost three of the four games they played over the weekend as they started their final homestand of the season. Alexandria fell 12-1 to Waterloo on Sunday evening. The Blue Anchors also lost a game earlier Sunday to Willmar and split a two-game series on Friday and...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
August 2, 2013
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex prepares for final home-stand
The Alexandria Blue Anchors struggled to get the bats going in La Crosse Tuesday night, losing their second interleague game against La Crosse 10-0. A pair of singles from Albert Baur and Aaron Gretz were the Blue Anchors' only two hits of the night. The pitching staff did not fare...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex falls to 9-13 in second half
The Alexandria Blue Anchors opened the interleague schedule with a 7-3 loss in an away game against La Crosse on Sunday. Taylor Simpson was given the loss for the Blue Anchors after giving up a run in three innings of relief. Kevin Hatcher started the game, giving up two earned runs...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
Three Blue Anchors all-stars play in 7-5 north win
All three of the Blue Anchors players selected to the Northwoods League All-Star Game had some playing time in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on Tuesday. The North Division defeated the South Division in the game 7-5. Albert Baur had the most playing time for the Blue Anchors, going 1-for-5...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 24, 2013
Blue Anchors baseball: Newman seeing improvement
Alexandria Blue Anchors Manager Al Newman is happy with some of the steps his players have made to improve to 7-11 in the second half of their...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
Blue Anchors baseball: Three Anchors earn all-star bids
Three Alexandria Blue Anchors have been selected as representatives to play in the Northwoods League All Star Game next Tuesday in Eau Claire,...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex drops three of four over weekend
The Alexandria Blue Anchors are now 3-8 in the second half of the season after losing three of their four games over the weekend in Waterloo and Mankato. The Blue Anchors lost two games in Waterloo over the weekend, splitting a doubleheader on Friday and losing an 11-3 game on Saturday....
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 16, 2013
Sports roundup from Monday, July 15
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Alexandria 10, Mankato 5 The Blue Anchors (14-32, 4-8 second half) blew open a tie game by scoring seven runs over their final two innings in a 10-5 win over Mankato on Monday night. Kevin Hatcher gave the Blue Anchors three solid innings of relief through the...
July 16, 2013 - 9:47am
July 12, 2013
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex drops two against Waterloo
The Blue Anchors slid to a four game losing streak after dropping two games to the Waterloo Bucks 8-5 on Monday and 7-1 on Tuesday in Alexandria. The Blue Anchors bats went cold in a 7-1 loss against the Bucks on Wednesday, and starting pitcher Chase Rihtarchik picked up a loss after...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2013
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex starts second half 1-2
The Alexandria Blue Anchors opened the second half of the season 1-2 after falling 5-3 to the Duluth Huskies on Sunday night. It was the second straight loss to the Huskies after Alexandria had opened the second half on July 4 with a 10-9 win over Willmar. The Blue Anchors couldn't...
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am