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Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 19, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard falls in game three, Steel advances to West championship
After each team picked up home wins by scores of 3-2, the New Ulm Steel got the better of the Alexandria Blizzard in game three at the Runestone...
March 19, 2017 - 11:35pm
Blizzard hockey: Steel force game three back in Alexandria on Sunday
There will be a game three back in Alexandria in the West Division NA3HL playoffs on Sunday night. Alexandria and New Ulm are tied 1-1 after the Steel kept its season alive on Saturday night with a 3-2 win. The Blizzard won by that same score at home on Friday night.
March 19, 2017 - 9:15am
March 17, 2017
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria grabs series lead with big third period
The Alexandria Blizzard opened the West Division playoffs with home ice on Friday night and got the job done to take a 1-0 lead over New Ulm...
March 17, 2017 - 10:51pm
Comin' in Hot: Blizzard takes unbeaten streak into first playoff series
The Alexandria Blizzard likes where it's at heading into round one of the West Division playoffs this weekend. The Blizzard finished second in...
March 17, 2017 - 12:00am
March 13, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard completes series sweep over La Crosse
Alexandria Blizzard goalie Michael Hughes stopped all 33 of the shots he faced on Saturday to shut out the La Cross Freeze and finish the weekend sweep. The Blizzard power play heated up, as three of its four goals came with on the man-advantage.
March 13, 2017 - 11:24am
March 11, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard takes game one in last series of regular season
It's extra cold in the Runestone Community Center this weekend, as the Alexandria Blizzard is hosting the La Crosse Freeze for its last series before the start of playoffs. The Freeze (23-20-2) outscored the Blizzard (31-12-3) 4-0 in the last 25 minutes of the series opener Friday...
March 11, 2017 - 8:57am
March 7, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard goes 2-1 in busy weekend
The Alexandria Blizzard pulled out two wins in three games this weekend, shutting out the Rochester Ice Hawks on Friday, taking a shootout, 6-5 loss to Willmar on Saturday and beating Granite City 4-3 in overtime Sunday. The Blizzard is now 30-12-3 on the year and sits comfortably...
March 7, 2017 - 5:28pm
February 26, 2017
Blizzard hockey: Alex sweeps, cushions lead for second in West
The Alexandria Blizzard wrapped up a weekend sweep of Breezy Point on Saturday by beating the North Stars 5-2 after taking a 6-3 game on Friday. The two teams are battling for second place in the West Division, and Alexandria (28-12-0-2) is now seven points up on both Breezy Point...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 23, 2017
NA3HL: Blizzard gains cushion heading into weekend series
The Alexandria Blizzard felt two teams breathing down its neck this week and pulled out a much-needed 7-2 win over the New Ulm Steel on Wednesday at the Runestone Community Center. With the win, Alexandria keeps sole possession of second place in the West Division with 54 points,...
February 23, 2017 - 12:08pm
February 19, 2017
NA3HL: Breezy Point sweeps Blizzard with two shootout wins
The Alexandria Blizzard suffered a pair of shootout losses to Breezy Point over the weekend, both by final scores of 3-2. The Blizzard (25-12-2) are hanging on to second place in the West by a thread, leading the North Stars (24-16-3) by a point. All four of Saturday night's regulation...
February 19, 2017 - 11:42am
February 12, 2017
Blizzard hockey: Giller's late goal does the trick against first-place Lumberjacks
More than 50 shots had been fired on net at the Runestone Community Center on Sunday afternoon with nothing to show for it until Tommy Giller...
February 12, 2017 - 8:47pm
February 11, 2017
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria shut out by Steel
The New Ulm Steel came to Alexandria and handed the Blizzard a 3-0 shutout on Friday night. New Ulm outshot Alexandria 29-26 and scored once in each period to secure the win.
February 11, 2017 - 8:48am
February 5, 2017
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria knocks off Willmar for 24th win
The Alexandria Blizzard are all alone in second place in the West Division with the help of another win on Saturday night. Alexandria is now four points up on third-place Breezy Point with 48 points. The Blizzard added two points against Willmar on Saturday after a 3-1 win at the...
February 5, 2017 - 10:19am
January 28, 2017
Blizzard hockey: Alex dominates Breezy Point
The Alexandria Blizzard dominated its only game of the weekend on Friday night, and it came against a team right behind it in the West Division standings. Breezy Point came to town with a 21-13-2 record but left with a 7-0 shutout as the Blizzard (23-11) moved two points up on the...
January 28, 2017 - 12:26pm
January 21, 2017
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
The Alexandria Blizzard had a four-game winning streak snapped by New Ulm on Friday night as the Steel came to the Runestone Community Center and won 6-2. The Steel scored three goals in the first period and led 3-0 before the Blizzard's Brenden Payne stopped the bleeding at 17:05...
January 21, 2017 - 11:18am