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Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Short sleeves in January
Turnouts strong for women's marches across ND, Minn.
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
Wrestling: Cardinals win 15-team tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria swept by New Ulm, drops fourth straight
Girls basketball: Knights finish off LPGE with late run
Boys basketball: Knights win third game in as many days
Swimming and Diving: Cards land in third place in home True Team meet
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
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August 10, 2016
Be a student coach through Freshman Academy Network
Alexandria Area High School is currently seeking Freshman Academy Network (FAN) coaches for the upcoming school year. The mission of the FAN coach program is to partner community leaders with ninth-grade students in order to reinforce skill development with a commitment to education,...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Leadership coach to speak at Catalyst Covenant
Catalyst Covenant Church in Alexandria will host "How to Lead by Serving," by Mark Deterding, business leadership consultant with Triune Leadership Services, on Sunday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at Woodland School, 1410 South McKay Avenue, Alexandria. The presentation is free and open...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
Cardinals' Schmidt is State Class AA assistant coach of the year
Cardinal girls' tennis assistant coach John Schmidt, who had previously been named the Section 8AA assistant coach of the year, has received another honor. Schmidt was one of just two coaches named as State Class AA assistant coaches of the year. Kris Heimerman of Cretin-Derham Hall...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Roos named Section 8A coach of the year
Alexandria head coach Tom Roos was named Section 8AA girls' soccer Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Girls Soccer Coaches Association. The Cardinals finished the regular season with a 10-5-1 record and opened Section 8A tournament play yesterday.
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Hoelscher is new boys' basketball coach in Osakis
Alexandria's Matt Hoelscher has known he wanted to be a head coach since his days playing for former Cardinal boys' basketball coach John Holsten at Jefferson High School. Now at age 31, Hoelscher will get that chance after taking over as the head boys' basketball coach in Osakis....
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Beetles baseball: Saberhagen new coach
The Alexandria Beetles will hand over the reins of their organization to a familiar face for the 2012 summer season. Drew Saberhagen was recently...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Death of a local coach
The Alexandria girls' hockey team experienced a whirlwind of emotions on Tuesday that finally ended with the Cardinals taking the ice against...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
Upset over playing time, parent accused of assault against volleyball coach
HASTINGS, Minn. - A woman in Hastings was charged with fifth-degree assault Monday night after shoving a volleyball coach at Hastings High School. According to a Hastings Police Department report, Kerrie Wichern was charged after grabbing junior varsity coach Tracy Anderson by the...
October 14, 2010 - 4:32pm
August 18, 2010
Charlie Basch honored in Alex
Dan Ness, mayor of the city of Alexandria, proclaimed August 13, 2010 as Charlie Basch Day in Alexandria. Basch was told of the news at the...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Wadena marathoner, 'quiet leader' passes away
Sheila "Shelly" Davis will always be remembered as a great athlete, coach, friend and personality by her friends in Wadena. Davis ran in 13...
July 31, 2010 - 4:09pm
October 24, 2008
Cardinal golf coach hands in his club
STORIED CAREER FOR COACH HARRIS Harris coached the Cardinal girls' golf team to 10 Central Lakes Conference titles. HIs teams have also had...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Witt new cage coach
The Alexandria School District 206 filled one of its coaching positions this past Monday and they did it with a guy who is no stranger to success in his sport. The 206 Board of Education approved the hiring of Forrest Witt as the new boys' basketball coach at Jefferson High School...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Johnson leaves Cardinal baseball team on solid ground
In 12 years of coaching, there are bound be a lot of memories created and that is definitely the case for former Cardinal baseball coach Roger Johnson. Since submitting his letter of resignation in late February, Johnson has had a chance to reflect on some of those memories. His...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am