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For the Record - Feb. 22, 2017
Practicing for thin ice
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
No prom photo required, says Osakis superintendent
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Boys Basketball: Alexandria wins battle of the Cardinals
Girls basketball: Knights pull off the upset over 16-win Chargers
Boys Hockey: Alex advances to semis with 13-0 shutout over Wadena-Deer Creek
State hockey preview: Cards embrace challenge of facing defending state champ
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
Bonnie Rae Coloroso
Fayette Melde Neunsinger
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
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