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Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
UPDATE: Police seek man, teens, seen with missing Alexandria girl
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 14
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Alexandria Horseshoe League singles tournament results
Hole-in-one at Nordic
Storhaug wins Graniteman Triathlon Series
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
Patrick A."Pat" White
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
Why rush a wedding?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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May 19, 2013
Volunteers needed for Grandma's Marathon
Duluth, Minn -- If you have always wanted to experience Grandma's Marathon but running just isn't for you, then volunteering is the perfect solution. About 1,000 positions remain for next month's marathon events - scheduled for June 20-22.
May 19, 2013 - 4:14pm
April 26, 2013
Boston Marathon: A day full of emotions
The Boston Marathon on April 15 was supposed to be a memory that every one of the almost 27,000 runners who took to the starting line would cherish...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Flags flown at half-staff to honor bombing victims
As a sign of respect for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, Governor Mark Dayton has signed a proclamation ordering all flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota until sunset on Saturday, April 20. President Barack Obama...
April 17, 2013 - 4:18pm
Blocks away from a bomb
All four of the Alexandria area women who were competing at the Boston Marathon Monday are OK after two bombs exploded near the finish line of...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 15, 2013
UPDATE 4:05 P.M.: Local runners safe after explosions rock Boston Marathon
All four of the Alexandria area women who were competing at the Boston Marathon today are OK after two bombs reportedly exploded near the finish...
April 15, 2013 - 3:19pm
March 20, 2013
All paths lead to Boston
Some of the world's best runners will gather for what is the oldest, and what many consider to be the most prestigious, annual marathon in the...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
July 3, 2012
Runs Grandma's Marathon and Gary Bjorklund 5K
Ryan Logan, Amanda Logan and Jeremy Tvrdik all competed in the recent Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon and the Grandma's Marathon in Duluth. The...
July 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Logan, Tvrdik run in Grandma's Marathon
Alexandria grads Ryan Logan and Jeremy Tvrdik competed in the 35th annual Grandma's Marathon in Duluth on June 18. Logan finished 871st out...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
Heart attack was waiting to strike, Hermantown runner's family says
DULUTH - Andrea and Ryan Ruth had planned to wait to share the big news with their family, but minutes before Andrea and her father-in-law, Norman,...
June 22, 2010 - 1:14pm
October 28, 2009
Zion students raise funds
Students in preschool through 8th grade at Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria recently participated in the Marathon for Nonpublic Education. With...
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Grandma's Marathon, Gary Bjorklund Half-Marathon results
GRANDMA'S MARATHON RESULTS OVERALL DIVP DIVT DIVISION NAME TIME CITY 79 7 505 M40-44 Joseph Schneiderhan 2:58.17 Alexandria 1408 481 1461 M19-34 Timothy Hochsprung 4:05.24 Alexandria 2317 711 1461 M19-34 Nathan Kary 4:26:40 Alexandria 3643 115 211 M55-59 Mike Kjelland 4:54:45 Alexandria 5333 394 428 M45-49 Paul...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 23, 2009
Minnesota native outraces field to win Grandma's Marathon
Christopher Raabe was introduced to the marathon 20 years ago in Duluth. As a 10-year-old, he watched his dad, Bill, run his first Grandma's Marathon, the same year their family moved to Sauk Rapids, Minn., from Marshall, Minn. Father and son were together again Saturday in Canal...
June 23, 2009 - 3:05pm
May 15, 2009
FARGO MARATHON SATURDAY, MAY 9 (AREA COMPETITORS) Tasita Ebacher, 28, F, Alexandria, 4:30:01 Nate Gaukler, 26, M, Alexandria, 5:41:26 Jody Gray, 34, F, Alexandria, 4:09:13 Jay Paulson, 34, M, Alexandria, 5:07:50 FARGO HALF-MARATHON Kevin Bienias, 21, M, Alexandria, 2:10:54 Janet...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 14, 2008
The art of running
Paul Johnson has come a long way since he was paid in Blow-Pops for drawing dinosaurs. And the road he took led him right across the finish line, to a place where two of his passions - art and running - have melded together. An artist by trade and a runner by addiction, Johnson's...
March 14, 2008 - 12:00am