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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Moorhead wins Substate 14 title over Bemidji
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
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Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
July 18, 2013
Sports roundup from Wednesday, July 17
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Alexandria 14, Thunder Bay 9 Alexandria's offense continued to pile up big numbers as the Blue Anchors finished with 17 hits in a 14-9 win over Thunder Bay. Ryan Blanchard homered and had three RBIs. All-star Albert Baur went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs...
July 18, 2013 - 8:32am
July 17, 2013
Sports roundup from Tuesday, July 16
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Albert Baur was recently selected as one of three Blue Anchors players to play in next Tuesday's NWL All-Star game, and he played like an all-star on Tuesday night. Baur capped off a dramatic comeback in the ninth inning by smashing a walk-off grand slam to lead...
July 17, 2013 - 8:30am
July 11, 2013
Sports roundup from Wednesday, July 10
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Mankato 3, Alexandria 1 The Alexandria Blue Anchors got a good night from their pitching staff but couldn't piece together enough offense in a 3-1 loss to Mankato that dropped them to 1-5 in the second half. Spencer Koopmans allowed two runs in five innings of...
July 11, 2013 - 8:41am
July 10, 2013
Sports roundup from Tuesday, July 9
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE BASEBALL Waterloo 7, Alexandria 1 The Waterloo Bucks dropped the Blue Anchors to 1-4 in the second half of the season with a 7-1 loss on Tuesday night. Chase Rihtarchik took the loss for Alexandria in five innings of work. He scattered seven hits and two walks...
July 10, 2013 - 9:00am
July 8, 2013
Sports roundup from Sunday, July 7
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Duluth 5, Alexandria 3 The Blue Anchors dropped their second straight game to Duluth on Sunday night,falling 5-3. Alexandria gave up four runs in the first inning and couldn't quite get back in it, despite allowing just one run the rest of the way. The Blue Anchors...
July 8, 2013 - 8:12am
July 6, 2013
4th of July tournament: Stockert no-hits Thunder Bay in 14-0 win
LEGION BASEBALL Alexandria 14, Thunder Bay 0 The Alexandria Post 87 Legion baseball team advanced through the first-round game of its home 4th of July tournament behind a no-hitter from Blake Stockert. The left-hander stymied his opponents from Thunder Bay to help Alexandria move...
July 6, 2013 - 8:55am
July 3, 2013
Sports roundup from Tuesday, July 2
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Alexandria 9, Thunder Bay 7 The Blue Anchors used a five-run third inning to overcome a 3-0 deficit on their way to a 9-7 win over Thunder Bay on Tuesday night. Georgie Salem had a 3-for-5 night with a double, an RBI and a run scored from the leadoff spot. Andrew...
July 3, 2013 - 9:24am
July 2, 2013
Sports roundup from Monday, July 1
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE BASEBALL Thunder Bay 5, Alexandria 0 The Alexandria Blue Anchors couldn't solve Thunder Bay's Clint Knoblauch on Monday night as he tossed a complete-game shutout to help his team to a 5-0 win. Knoblauch scattered just five hits and one walk. He struck out eight,...
July 2, 2013 - 11:40am
July 1, 2013
Sports roundup from Sunday, June 30
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Thunder Bay 10, Alexandria 7 Thunder Bay overcame a 5-1 deficit with a five-run second inning and three more in the fifth on the way to a 10-7 win on Sunday. Taylor Simpson took the loss for the Blue Anchors in relief after entering in the third for starter Tyler...
July 1, 2013 - 9:21am
June 30, 2013
Sports roundup from Saturday, June 29
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Alexandria 15, Thunder Bay 6 The Alexandria offense pounded out 15 hits and scored in each of the first five innings to beat Thunder Bay 13-6 on Saturday. Georgie Salem, Aaron Gretz and Ryan Blanchard each had three hits to lead the way.Salem and Gretz both hit...
June 30, 2013 - 11:20am
June 29, 2013
Sports roundup from Friday, June 28
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Rochester 17, Alexandria 2 The Rochester Honkers scored in six of the nine innings last night as they ran away from the Blue Anchors 17-2. The Honkers put up four in the second, five in the fourth and three in the eighth as Alexandria went through six pitchers....
June 29, 2013 - 9:34am
June 28, 2013
Sports roundup from Thursday, June 27
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Alexandria 5, Rochester 3 (F/7 innings) Alexandria 3,Rochester 2 (F/7 innings) The Alexandria Blue Anchors got a much-needed sweep of a doubleheader against Rochester on Thursday night. Alexandria got two solid pitching performances from Spencer Koopmans and...
June 28, 2013 - 8:13am
February 22, 2013
Big Ole Roundup offers inspiration
The ninth annual Big Ole Roundup of Alexandria's Lakes Area Alanon and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) will celebrate recovery during the weekend of March 1-3. The roundup will be held at the Holiday Inn of Alexandria, and everyone is invited to attend. Details of the event and registration...
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
REA's Operation Round Up exceeds $500,000 in grants
Runestone Electric Association (REA) is celebrating!
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am