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Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
Group to provide a new safe haven
Boys basketball: Ashby working to turn things around amid low numbers
Girls Basketball: Chargers can't recover after slow first half
Nordic Ski: Cardinals wrap up busy stretch at Giants Ridge, Camp Ripley
Girls hockey: Cards pull away from Willmar
Dance: Cards highlight busy weekend with fifth in kick at Rocori
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
Noy Veronica Wagner
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
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
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