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Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
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On The Street
August 16, 2013
Brock's battle: Paddling with a purpose
Alexandria's Brock Wood had no intention of letting Hodgkin's lymphoma dictate the way he lived his life from the day he was diagnosed last fall. It...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 14, 2013
Brock's Battle: Beating Hodgkin's lymphoma
Alexandria's Brock Wood still looks the part of a three-sport athlete. He still features an athletic build that would easily let him slip back...
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
Brock Lesnar retires
Minutes after his first round loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 at the MGM_Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Friday night, Alexandria's Brock Lesnar announced his retirement. Lesnar, who has struggled with serious bouts of diverticulitis for the past two years, announced his decision...
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2011
Diverticulitis forces Lesnar to withdraw again
Alexandria's Brock Lesnar has reached another obstacle in his UFC career after pulling out of his fight against Junior dos Santos because of diverticulitis. Lesnar was scheduled to headline UFC 131 against dos Santos to determine who would be the top contender to Cain Velasquez's...
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
UFC: Lesnar falls to Velasquez
Brock Lesnar's reign as the Ultimate Fighting Championship's heavyweight title holder came to an end at UFC 121 on Saturday night as Cain Velasquez won by TKO in the opening round. Lesnar came out with a flurry, taking Velasquez to the mat in the opening minute. That usually spells...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Lesnar defends title
Brock Lesnar's evolution as an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter took another step this past Saturday night as the Alexandria resident retained the title as the undisputed heavyweight champion after a second-round submission of Shane Carwin. The 6'2," 265-pound Carwin...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 4, 2010
Lesnar retains title
Alexandria's Brock Lesnar is still the reigning UFC heavyweight champion. Lesnar survived a brutal first-round pounding by previously undefeated interim champ Shane Carwin Saturday night at UFC 116 to at the MGM Grand Garden, coming back in the second round to finish off his opponent...
July 4, 2010 - 12:38pm
May 7, 2010
Lesnar heads back to the ring
Fans of Brock Lesnar have known for a while that the UFC heavyweight champion would return to the octagon at some point. Now they know when. Lesnar will defend his title at UFC 116 in Las Vegas on July 3 against Shane Carwin. Lesnar was scheduled to fight the 6'3," 265-pound Carwin...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
Brock Lesnar will return to the ring
He's back. UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar cleared up any doubts of whether or not he would ever be back in the octagon again when he and UFC president Dana White were interviewed on ESPN Sportscenter this past Wednesday. White said the plan is for Lesnar to fight this summer....
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Lesnar plans to be back in action
According to an interview on ESPN Sportscenter today, Wednesday, Brock Lesnar is planning to return to the UFC ring. Keep up with the most recent developments on this story by checking out Echo Press reporter Eric Morken's blog - More with Morken at http://www.areavoices.com/ech...
January 20, 2010 - 2:54pm
November 13, 2009
Lesnar fight postponed again
Brock Lesnar's UFC heavyweight title defense has been pushed back a little longer. Lesnar, who withdrew from UFC 106 on November 21 because of an illness, has been diagnosed with mononucleosis and won't be able to train for six weeks. That means he will not be ready in time for...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Lesnar fight canceled
Fans of Brock Lesnar will have to wait a little longer to see his UFC heavyweight title defense showdown with Shane Carwin. Lesnar withdrew from the scheduled fight after he was not able to shake an illness that has a kept him from his regular training routine for almost a month...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 27, 2009
Lesnar fight called off
Fans of Brock Lesnar will have to wait a little longer to see his UFC heavyweight title defense showdown with the undefeated Shane Carwin. Lesnar withdrew from the scheduled fight after he was not able to shake an illness that has kept him from his regular training routine for almost...
October 27, 2009 - 8:53am
September 18, 2009
Lesnar will fight again November 21
Alexandria resident and current UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar now knows when he will defend his title. UFC officials announced that Lesnar's next fight is set for UFC 106 on November 21 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. He will defend the belt against Shane Carwin. Carwin, at...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
Lesnar apologizes for actions
Saturday night should have been a perfect night for Alexandria's Brock Lesnar. He solidified himself as the top heavyweight fighter in the UFC with a dominating performance over Frank Mir to become the undisputed champion. Instead of focusing on a one-sided fight, he has had to...
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am