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Creating their future: B-E Class of 2018 turns tassels
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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
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
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
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
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
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OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
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December 21, 2016
EDITORIAL: Be a tourist in your community
It's easy to take for granted the recreation and tourism opportunities in our own backyard. If you have visitors coming in from out of town for the holidays or you have some free time on your own, you can still be a tourist in your home community. Andes Tower Hills is one example....
December 21, 2016 - 7:00am
January 29, 2016
Photo of the Week: Taking a break
Courtney Lock (left) of Barrett and Hannah Frisch of Elbow Lake take a break from snowboarding at Andes Tower Hills in Kensington to lounge in...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Andes Tower Hills holds Spring Fling
With cold weather but great snow conditions, Andes Tower Hills in rural Kensington held its annual Spring Fling on March 16 and 17. There were...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Premier showing of 'Anthropology' set for November 29
Action Sports Ministries is hosting a movie premiere for the snowboard documentary Anthropology, created by Nations Foundation. It will take place Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. It is free and open to all ages. Pro snowboarders Nick Visconti...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Jumps, jams, wipeouts and wildcats - Faction Challenge winners announced
In the midst of a pre-spring thaw, snowboarders held onto what may have been the last snowboarding event of the season during the 9th annual...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Snowboarders to jam at Andes Saturday
The Faction Board Shop in Alexandria will present its ninth annual "Faction Challenge" at Andes Tower Hills this Saturday, March 10. The event is an all-day "jam session" for snowboarders, featuring a new set-up using the entire Serendipity Run at Andes. It will include jumps from...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Carlson shoots for Nationals
Alexandria snowboarder Cody Carlson has positioned himself to make a run at nationals after putting together two days of solid runs at a qualifying...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
March 5, 2010
Snowboard contest heats up at Andes this Saturday
The Faction Boardshop in Alexandria is hosting the 7th annual Faction Challenge Snowboard Contest this weekend. The competition is set to take...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Body recovered near Vail was Grand Marais snowboarder missing for week
The worst fears have come true for family and friends of missing snowboarder Jasper "Jazz"' McGrath, as Eagle County, Colo., authorities confirmed Thursday afternoon they were recovering a body off the mountain at Blue Sky Basin ski area near Vail. McGrath, 19, of Grand Marais, Minn.,...
January 15, 2010 - 11:46am
January 14, 2010
Northern Minnesota snowboarder missing in Colorado
Family members of Jasper "Jaz" McGrath of Grand Marais flew to Colorado this week to help look for the 19-year-old snowboarder who has been missing for more than a week. McGrath, who left Grand Marais in November to snowboard in Vail while staying with his brother, Joe, left his...
January 14, 2010 - 12:43pm
March 13, 2009
Snowboard movie premier at the Barn in Alexandria
On Saturday, March 14, the Nations Foundation will show the premier of its new snowboard movie "One Year" at 7 p.m. at the Barn next to the Holiday Inn. The film portrays the positive side of snowboarding with life changing stories. Some of the pro snowboarders in the film include...
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Snowboarders face weather, competitors at Faction Challenge
More than 70 competitors from across Minnesota competed in the 6th annual Faction Challenge at Andes Tower Hills last Saturday, despite the frigid...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Faction to present 6th annual snowboard contest
The Faction Boardshop in Alexandria is hosting its 6th annual snowboard contest. The Faction Challenge Jump and Rail Jam Snowboard Contest will...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Catching big air
A local snowboarder tweaked a "tailgrab," grabbing onto the tip of his board, while launching off a jump, or "kicker," at a "Big Air" competition...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am