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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvia Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Janice "Jan" Larsen
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 19, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard falls in game three, Steel advances to West championship
After each team picked up home wins by scores of 3-2, the New Ulm Steel got the better of the Alexandria Blizzard in game three at the Runestone...
March 19, 2017 - 11:35pm
March 17, 2017
Comin' in Hot: Blizzard takes unbeaten streak into first playoff series
The Alexandria Blizzard likes where it's at heading into round one of the West Division playoffs this weekend. The Blizzard finished second in...
March 17, 2017 - 12:00am
March 13, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard completes series sweep over La Crosse
Alexandria Blizzard goalie Michael Hughes stopped all 33 of the shots he faced on Saturday to shut out the La Cross Freeze and finish the weekend sweep. The Blizzard power play heated up, as three of its four goals came with on the man-advantage.
March 13, 2017 - 11:24am
March 11, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard takes game one in last series of regular season
It's extra cold in the Runestone Community Center this weekend, as the Alexandria Blizzard is hosting the La Crosse Freeze for its last series before the start of playoffs. The Freeze (23-20-2) outscored the Blizzard (31-12-3) 4-0 in the last 25 minutes of the series opener Friday...
March 11, 2017 - 8:57am
March 7, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard goes 2-1 in busy weekend
The Alexandria Blizzard pulled out two wins in three games this weekend, shutting out the Rochester Ice Hawks on Friday, taking a shootout, 6-5 loss to Willmar on Saturday and beating Granite City 4-3 in overtime Sunday. The Blizzard is now 30-12-3 on the year and sits comfortably...
March 7, 2017 - 5:28pm
February 23, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard gains cushion heading into weekend series
The Alexandria Blizzard felt two teams breathing down its neck this week and pulled out a much-needed 7-2 win over the New Ulm Steel on Wednesday at the Runestone Community Center. With the win, Alexandria keeps sole possession of second place in the West Division with 54 points,...
February 23, 2017 - 12:08pm
February 19, 2017
NA3HL: Breezy Point sweeps Blizzard with two shootout wins
The Alexandria Blizzard suffered a pair of shootout losses to Breezy Point over the weekend, both by final scores of 3-2. The Blizzard (25-12-2) are hanging on to second place in the West by a thread, leading the North Stars (24-16-3) by a point. All four of Saturday night's regulation...
February 19, 2017 - 11:42am
November 20, 2015
An opening in net
Brey Effertz hasn't been able to ease his way into the North American Tier III Hockey League. Effertz, who turns 19 years old on November...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 17, 2015
Blizzard hockey: Bulls take game one from Alexandria
The Alexandria Blizzard has its hands full against one of the top teams in the NA3HL this weekend as North Iowa moved to 7-0-1 after Friday night...
October 17, 2015 - 8:22am
October 16, 2015
Ryback's six goals leads Blizzard to sweep
The Alexandria Blizzard swept two games on the road this past weekend as the team heads home for two games against North Iowa this Friday and...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Blizzard split against Twin City
The Alexandria Blizzard had a chance to sweep previously unbeaten Twin City this past weekend but settled for a split against the Steel after...
October 7, 2015 - 11:25am
April 17, 2013
Ecklund, Skinner earn NA3HL hockey awards
Ian Ecklund and Garrett Skinner were two of the best players on the Blizzard roster this past season and both earned post-season honors when...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Blizzard hockey: Season ends in controversy
Having a season come to an end is bad enough but the way things ended for the Alexandria Blizzard left head coach Jeff Crouse still searching...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Blizzard go down battling
Alexandria was able to stave off elimination Friday night, handing the Granite City Lumberjacks a 3-2 loss in game three of the best-of-five...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
March 24, 2013
Blizzard hockey: Late goal lifts Granite City to series win
It was a bitter battle, but in the end, it was Granite City emerging with the 1-0 victory Saturday night that ended the season for the Alexandria Blizzard in NA3HL playoff action. Both teams finished the night perfect in penalty kills and both goalies had stellar nights as the Blizzard's...
March 24, 2013 - 7:25am