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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
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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 "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
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
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August 16, 2013
Hinkemeyer, Carlson enter Viking Speedway HOF
One could label Jeff Hinkemeyer of St. Cloud the dominator and Tom Carlson of Alexandria the investigator, as both have been longtime members...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Carlson helps send St. Olaf to Nationals
Former Cardinal and current St. Olaf women's golfer Maxine Carlson helped the Oles capture the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) championship for the second straight season earlier this month. St. Olaf capped off the three-day tournament by shooting a 322 on October...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
State Class AAA girls' golf: Alexandria's Carlson eighth at state
It was a good way to end a high school career as Alexandria senior Maxine Carlson finished tied for eighth with a two-day total 159 at the State...
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
June 8, 2011
Alex girls' golf: Cards second, Carlson advances to state
Alexandria senior Maxine Carlson will represent the Cardinal girls' golf team at the State Class AAA meet next week after her third place finish in the Section 8AAA competition at Long Prairie Thursday and Friday. Carlson's 174 was just three shots behind medalist Lexi Bollant of...
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Carlson shoots for Nationals
Alexandria snowboarder Cody Carlson has positioned himself to make a run at nationals after putting together two days of solid runs at a qualifying...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Commentary - A story about the wise old man I should have listened to
About three years ago, I was golfing in a tournament at Geneva Golf Club. It was a hot day and I remember this older gentleman at the number-eight tee box. I can't remember his name, but I will never forget him. He was putting on some sunscreen and offered it to me. He was very insistent...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
A heckuva halibut
Most experienced fishermen have an infamous "big fish" story or two - blurring the line between fact and fiction. But in the case of Phil Carlson...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
It's third time turkey farm has been hit by tornado
The third time was definitely not the charm for Terry and Janet Carlson of Parkers Prairie. The tornado that ripped through parts of Douglas...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
Discipleship training strengthens faith
When Katie Carlson went overseas, she came home with a stronger faith. A 2006 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Carlson recently...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
June 12, 2009
Dale, Carlson win national qualifier
Cardinal seniors from this past year Sam Dale and Ari Carlson both helped lead their Mizuno Minnesota Junior Olympic volleyball team to a pair...
June 12, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
Emelia Carlson received a surprise visit from her dad, Christian Carlson, whom she hadn't seen since last August, while she was in class at Lincoln...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
Children's book author to visit elementary students
Children's book author and illustrator Nancy Carlson will visit area elementary students in March. She will visit District 206 K-3rd grade classrooms March 17-19, and will speak at a Community Night event on March 17 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Discovery Middle School. The visit was...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Holly Augusta Carlson
Holly Augusta Carlson, age 85 of Port Wing, Wis. died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008 at Northern Lights Health Care Center in Washburn, Wis. after a courageous two year battle with cancer. She was born March 16, 1923 in Scandia the daughter of Robert & Sorophia (Nordstrom) Swenson. She...
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am