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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 1
County increases tax levy by nearly 2 percent
Historical Society Bake Sale held today
Impact magazine now online
Best of Lakes Area is now online
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Gymnastics: Cards fall at state-ranked Melrose
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie cruises to 2-0
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Jaguars in road opener
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Alyce L. Hanson
Julia I. Springer
Ann C. Ebsen
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
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 4, 2013
Sports roundup from Tuesday, September 3
SPORTS RECAPS FROM TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 TENNIS St. Cloud Tech 6, Alexandria 1 The Alexandria tennis team managed only one win throughout the lineup against perenial Central Lakes Conference power St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday night. The Tigers swept the doubles lineup in straight...
September 4, 2013 - 6:40am
August 29, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 29
FOOTBALL Osakis 40, Browerville 0 The Osakis football team used two defensive touchdowns in the first half to beat Browerville 40-0 in the season opener on Thursday night. The Silverstreaks broke a seven-game losing streak to the Tigers in a game that was dominated by the...
August 29, 2013 - 12:27pm
August 28, 2013
Sports roundup from Tuesday, August 27
VOLLEYBALL Marshall 3, Alexandria 0 (25-23, 25-11, 25-16) The Cardinal volleyball team had things going early on in game one before falling 25-23 in what became a sweep for the Class AA's top-ranked team in Marshall. The Tigers cruised after that slow start, winning 25-11...
August 28, 2013 - 10:25am
August 27, 2013
Sports roundup from Monday, August 27
TENNIS Osakis 7, Parkers Prairie 0; Osakis 7, Pierz 0 The Osakis tennis team already has eight wins to show for a busy start to the season after sweeping Parkers Prairie and Pierz in a triangular on Monday. Taylor Kraemer, Hannah Baker, Alexa Hoffarth and Hannah Szech all got straight-set...
August 27, 2013 - 8:31am
August 23, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 23
GIRLS' SOCCER St. Louis Park 1, Alexandria 0 The Alexandria girls' soccer team tested itself against St. Louis Park right off the bat this season and gave the Orioles a good game before falling 1-0 on Thursday night. Senior goaltender Sarah Bruzek had a good game as St. Louis Park...
August 23, 2013 - 8:49am
August 22, 2013
Sports roundup from Wednesday, August 21
TENNIS Alexandria at Melrose Quad: Becker 4, Alexandria 3; Alexandria 5, Melrose 2; Alexandria 6, LPGE 1 The Alexandria girls' tennis team kicked off their season by collecting two wins at the Melrose quadrangular on Wednesday. The Cardinals bounced back from a 4-3 loss to Becker...
August 22, 2013 - 8:33am
August 20, 2013
Sports roundup from Monday, August 19
TENNIS Osakis 7, Morris 0; Osakis 7, New York Mills 0; Osakis 4, Melrose 3 The Osakis tennis team opens up the season as the third-ranked team in the Class A polls and the Silverstreaks played like it on their way to a 3-0 start on Monday. Osakis showed off its depth by having...
August 20, 2013 - 8:19am
August 10, 2013
Sports roundup from Friday, August 9
REGION 14C BASEBALL TOURNAMENT Perham 5, Carlos 3 The Carlos Cougars saw their season come to an end on Friday night as Perham handed them a 5-3 loss in the Region 14C loser's bracket. Matt Hoelscher had a home run and Nate Hoelscher went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI. That...
August 10, 2013 - 8:10am
August 8, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 7
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE La Crosse 11, Alexandria 5 The Blue Anchors got swept in a doubleheader against the La Crosse Loggers on Wednesday as they dropped game two 11-5 in seven innings. The Loggers used nine runs over the second and third innings to run away with things. Eldon Evans...
August 8, 2013 - 8:50am
August 6, 2013
Sports roundup from Monday, August 5
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Waterloo 6, Alexandria 4 F/10 The Blue Anchors saw Waterloo tie it in the ninth and win it in the 10th after back-to-back RBI singles from Will Sparks and Kyle Pollock. Alexandria led 4-3 going to the ninth before Kevin Needman hit a solo home run with two outs...
August 6, 2013 - 8:37am
August 4, 2013
Sports roundup from Saturday, August 3
LEGION DIVISION I STATE TOURNAMENT St. Cloud Chutes 4, Alexandria 1 The Alexandria Post 87 Legion baseball team saw its summer come to an end yesterday with a 4-1 loss to the St. Cloud Chutes. St. Cloud's Logan Schramel threw nine solid innings to pick up the win. He held Alexandria...
August 4, 2013 - 11:03am
August 3, 2013
Sports roundup from Friday, August 2
LEGION STATE TOURNAMENT Alexandria 5, Cold Spring 4 F/11; Burnsville 3, Alexandria 0 The Alexandria Legion baseball team went 1-1 on the first day of the Division I Legion State Tournament, beating Cold Spring 5-4 in 11 innings after falling 3-0 to Burnsville. Parker Bowden delivered...
August 3, 2013 - 8:30am
July 31, 2013
Sports roundup from Tuesday, July 30
VFW BASEBALL DISTRICT 5 CHAMPIONSHIP The Alexandria VFW 16s had to resume a game they started on Monday night but it proved worth the way as they ran away with a 16-5 win over Starbuck to punch their ticket to the state tournament last night. A game that started in Spicer on Monday...
July 31, 2013 - 9:18am
July 26, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, July 25
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE BASEBALL Alexandria 5, St. Cloud 2 The Alexandria Blue Anchors bunched together five runs in the fourth through sixth innings to secure a 5-2 win in their first game back from the all-star break on Thursday night. Tyler Beck gave Alexandria six strong innings...
July 26, 2013 - 9:19am
July 19, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, July 18
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Alexandria 9, Thunder Bay 6 Alexandria capped off a perfect homestand with a 9-6 win against Thunder Bay. The Blue Anchors offense was led by all-star Georgie Salem, who was 2-for-5 with a home run, two runs and four RBIs. Andrew Sohn and Aaron Gretz also picked...
July 19, 2013 - 11:15am