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DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
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DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
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
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COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
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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
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On The Street
August 9, 2013
Alex swim Club: Entzi competes in Central Zone meet
Alexandria's Lacey Entzi competed in the Central Zone 14 and Under Championship swim meet in Topeka, Kansas last weekend, finishing in the top eight in four events. As a member of the Alexandria Swim Club, Entzi earned her way to the central zone competition with her performance...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
Alex swim club members break 11 club records at state
Members of the Alexandria Swim Club broke 11 organization records and finished 13th as a team at the Long Course State Championship on Thursday,...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
June 27, 2013
Take steps to prevent illness from swimming, health officials urge
The July Fourth holiday can be one of the busiest times for Minnesota's beaches and pools, and state health officials are reminding residents to "swim healthy" by taking steps to prevent recreational water illnesses this summer. "We all share the water we swim in, and we each need...
June 27, 2013 - 9:23am
June 26, 2013
Alexandria Swim Club results
SPRING INTO SUMMER A/B MEET GIRLS' 9-10 50 FREE - B DIVISION: 11. Ashtyn Molesworth 35.04. 100 FREE - A DIVISION: 14. McKenna Horan 1:13.35. B DIVISION: 5. Ashtyn Molesworth 1:16.50. 50 BACK - B DIVISION: 16. Ashtyn Molesworth 43.69. 100 BACK - A DIVISION: 6. McKenna Horan 1:19.59....
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Alexandria Swim Club: Entzi is statebound
Entzi is statebound Alexandria Swim Club member Lacey Entzi qualified for the Central Zone meet in Topeka, Kansas in August after placing ninth in the 50-yard backstroke at the Minnesota winter state meet last week. Entzi swam a time of 30.03 to advance.
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Alexandria Swim Club sends seven to state meet
The Alexandria Swim Club will be sending seven athletes to the age group state meet in Rochester March 21-24 after finishing well at the Minnesota Regional Championships (formerly the A-B finals). Attending the meet will be Brady Wolkow, boys 13-14 age group, 50 free; McKenna Horan,...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Alex Swim Club: Opdahl fourth at Zone meet
Alexandria Swim Club member Bridget Opdahl captured fourth place in the 50 freestyle during the 2012 Long Course Senior Zone meet in Lawrence,...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Alex Swim Club: Opdahl advances to Central Zone meet
Alexandria Swim Club member Bridget Opdahl advanced to the Central Zone swim competition in Lawrence, Kansas last weekend, being ranked No. 8...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 7, 2012
Health officials urge Minnesotans to take steps to prevent swimming illness
As temperatures rise and Minnesotans flock to swim at their favorite beaches and pools, state health officials are reminding residents of steps they can take to help prevent recreational water illnesses this summer. "Germs on and in swimmers' bodies end up in the water and can make...
July 7, 2012 - 2:58pm
June 29, 2012
Holm victorious at annual Lake Swim and Pool Sprints
Alexandria's Carter Holm was the individual winner of the boys' 8-under division of the 37th annual Alexandria Lake Swim and Pool Sprints last weekend. Winners in the other divisions include Rachel Shelstad of the Sea Devils, girls' 8-under; Kelsey Kocon of the Sea Devins, girls'...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
Alex Swim Club: Four swimmers head to state
Ashtyn Molesworth's new age group state achievement time in the 100 IM was just one of the highlights of the Alexandria Swim Club's results at...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
Alex Swim Club competes at Winter Classic
Ashtyn Molesworth, Lacey Entzi, Hannah Eklund, Madalyn Winger, Kate LeBrasseur and Tiana Molitor recently competed in the 2012 Foxjet Winter Classic at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. 2012 FOXJET WINTER CLASSIC GIRLS' 8-UNDER 50 FREE - 11. Ashtyn Molesworth 36.23. 100...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
Alex Swim Club: Horan, Chromey second
Several Alexandria Swim Club competitors finished well at the Hutchinson winter special swimming meet January 7-8. McKenna Horan was second in the girls' 9-10 200 IM with a time of 3:37.44, and was third in the 100 free in 1:42.32. Patrick Chromey finished second in the 100 breast...
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 9, 2011
Alex Swim Club: Entzi qualifies for state swimming in two events
Alexandria Swim Clubs' Lacey Entzi qualified for two more events for the winter short course state meet during the recent Northern Suburban Aquatic Club's Winter Solstice B/C Open meet. "We had a lot of high placing finishes against some very good cities clubs, which is a great accomplishment...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
Molesworth, Entzi win touch challenge championships
Ashtyn Molesworth and Lacey Entzi both captured IM tough challenge championships for the Alexandria Swim Club during the FMY Gators Fall Fling swim meet in Fargo recently. Swimmers competing in the challenge had to swim 50s of each stroke, with a champion awarded in each age group. Molesworth...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am