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Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
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EDITORIAL: Area needs a homeless shelter
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LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
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Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
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January 22, 2016
Photo of the Week: Pair of cardinals
A pair of cardinals enjoys a meal at feeding stations near Lake Andrew south of Alexandria. Because cardinals do not migrate, the apparent couple...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
August 14, 2013
Coaches trying to honor past players from Citizens Field
The Alexandria football coaches are going to try to honor some of the history of Citizens Field this fall before they move into their new home once the new school opens up for the 2014 season. Defensive coordinator Russ Hinrichs is leading the efforts to get at least one player...
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
Resch replaces Woods as Cards' head hockey coach
Alexandria's Ian Resch was approved by the School District 206 Board of Education in late June as the new head coach for the Cardinal boys' hockey...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
Resch announced as new Alex boys hockey coach
District 206 officially announced the hiring of Alexandria's Ian Resch as the new varsity boys' hockey coach in a news release on Thursday. Resch will replace former coach Scott Woods, who was not brought back after going 94-66-8 in six years at the helm of the Cardinal boys' program....
July 26, 2013 - 1:54pm
March 27, 2013
Allen showcased in Great 8 tournament
Alexandria's Ben Allen was one of two goaltenders represented on the Section 6A-6AA team at the Ted Brill Great 8 hockey tournament this past...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
Alexandria boys' basketball semifinal tonight postponed
The Section 8AAA boys' basketball semifinal between Alexandria and Fergus Falls that was scheduled for tonight, Saturday, at MSU-Moorhead has been postponed until Monday, March 11.
March 9, 2013 - 12:26pm
March 8, 2013
Photo of the Week - Cardinal
Karen Blom took this photo of a cardinal eating sunflower seeds on the ground below the feeder in her front yard on Fillmore Street in Alexandria...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
Alexandria Nordic skiing: Cards shine at Fergus Falls
Alexandria put together some quality individual performances at the Fergus Falls Nordic ski invitational at Spidahl's Ski Gaard Tuesday in a meet where no team scores were kept. Julia Sieling led all skiers with a first place individual finish in the girls' varsity division, finishing...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
December 21, 2012
Photo of the Week: Cardinal
Kathy Midtvedt of Alexandria took this photo of one of the six cardinals that like to hang around her bird feeder on South Darling Drive. If...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Alexandria girls' tennis: Alexandria topples Brainerd 5-2
The Brainerd tennis team changed its lineup around from when it met Alexandria the first time this season, but the end result was the same as the Cardinals won 5-2 last Thursday night. Alexandria got wins at first, third and fourth singles from Rebecca Lukes, Carly Snell and Bria...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Cardinal boys basketball camp
The annual Cardinal boys' basketball camp, under the direction of Cardinal head coach Forrest Witt, was a huge success. Groups competing at the camp included kindergarten through 1st grade, 2nd through 3rd grade, 4th through 5th grade and 6th through 7th grade. The camp was supported...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Alex girls' track: Cards send some star power to state meet
The Alexandria girls' track and field team has the star power and the depth heading to the state meet that will make for an exciting couple days...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Golf: Nodland honored by Card Foundation/Cap Paciotti tournament
The Cardinal Athletic Foundation/Cap Paciotti Memorial golf tournament will be held Saturday, June 16 at the Alexandria Golf Club. This year's honoree is Rich Nodland of Alexandria, who, along with Paciotti, helped create the Cardinal Athletic Foundation. Nodland is a native Alexandrian...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
8AAA softball: Games postponed to Friday
Due to the weather conditions, the Section 8AAA softball games reschedule for today, Thursday, have been postponed until tomorrow, Friday, May 25. Elk River vs. Apollo at Alexandria, 4 p.m.; Alexandria will face the winner following the first game.
May 24, 2012 - 12:22pm
May 23, 2012
POSTPONEMENT: 8AAA softball moved to Thursday
Today's Section 8AAA softball games at Woodland Elementary have been postponed until tomorrow, Thursday, May 24. Elk River will play St. Cloud Apollo at 4 p.m. Alexandria will face the winner immediately following the first game.
May 23, 2012 - 1:31pm