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Three teams qualify for global finals
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
Baseball: Local players, coach named to all-star series
Girls golf: McGinty shoots 68, but Lakers 11 shots back of Tigers at sections
Osakis’ Eldred named to Ms. Minnesota watch list
Boys tennis: Alex players fall in subsection individuals
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
Larry E. Thielmann
Lori A. Hornberger
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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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
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