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Minnesota wolf population stable
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Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
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Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
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Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
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Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Brandon D. Randt
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
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IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
March 2, 2012
Big Ole Roundup set for March 9-11
The 8th annual Big Ole Roundup of Alexandria's Lakes Area Alano and Alcoholics Anonymous will be held at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria March 9-11. This year's theme is "We Live to Give. We Give to Live." Speakers include experienced members of Alanon and knowledgeable recovering...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am