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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Aurelia (w/video)
More snow, frigid temps on the way
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Dec. 7
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
Minnesota hunter’s death being investigated as homicide
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
EDITORIAL: Many families are a hiccup away from disaster
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
LETTER: Theater has always been a place for social commentary
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: 17th annual Jingle Bells has 15 performers
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 7, 2016
Lessons from a curfew-shortened speedway race
Here's a tale of two reactions. It happened at the Viking Speedway races in Alexandria on Aug. 27 when driver Josh Thoennes of Nelson fended...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
Out and About - around the county this week
The Alexandria track and field team was at the Section 8AA meet this past week trying to punch tickets to the state meet at Hamline University...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
Holy Moly! Some runners complete all five races in series
Lakes Area Recreation wrapped up its first-ever "Holy Moly Ole Five Race Series" with a one-mile sprint down Alexandria's Broadway before the...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Holy Moly Ole Run fun for all ages
For those in search of a family activity, check out the "Holy Moly Ole Five" run series presented by Lakes Area Recreation. The next race is Saturday, August 11. Participants may choose to do the 1k kids walk/run, 1k family or individual walk/run, 5k walk/run or 10k run. All proceeds...
August 9, 2012 - 11:28am
June 20, 2012
Holy Moly Ole race results
HOLY MOLY OLE 5K ORB-10 YEARS RUNNING RACE JUNE 9 OVERALL WINNER - Jeffry Giroux, Alexandria, 19:07. ALEXANDRIA, AREA RESULTS - 2. Bill Carter, Alexandria, 21:19, 3. Shaynen Schmidt, Alexandria, 21:38, 4. Jeffery Lindner, Alexandria, 21:47, 6. Tim Tomalla, Glenwood, 22:23, 7....
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Ready, set, go!
Things are heating up in Alexandria. The city council approved plans for nine events that will take place in the coming weeks - including five foot races, a triathlon and two new Alexandria Beetles Baseball events. Here's the rundown: HOLY MOLY OLE FIVE Lakes Area Recreation...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 6, 2010
All revved up - even at 25 below
If you thought Saturday's 25-below temperatures were cold, imagine racing a snowmobile in those bone-chilling conditions. It could be a new...
January 6, 2010 - 12:05am
March 11, 2009
Dog days of winter
Dogs, sleds and snow blended into a day of fun excitement at Carlos Creek Winery Sunday. It was the second annual Alex Sled Dog Sprints. The...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Sled dog races set for Sunday at Carlos Creek Winery
Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria will present the 2nd annual Alex Sled Dog Sprints the first Sunday in March. The sprints will take place Sunday, March 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria The event will feature 12 teams running in two, four and eight mile races,...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
Sled dog races slated March 8 at Carlos Creek Winery
Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria will present the 2nd annual Alex Sled Dog Sprints the first Sunday in March. The sprints will take place Sunday, March 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria. The event will feature 12 teams running in two, four and eight mile races,...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Don't forget city council, school board races this election
It's a big year for elections and voters have plenty of decisions to make - one of the biggest being who will be running our country. But, voters can't dismiss some of the smaller races, including those for mayor, city council members and school board members. The Echo Press contacted...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am