Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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Thelen takes trip of a lifetime to East Africa
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team continued its strong play in the Little Eight Conference this season with a 48-29 win over Rothsay on the road Friday. The Chargers’ win improved...
Alexandria’s Ecumen Bethany Community is starting a new project to avoid accidents and hospitalizations associated with the mismanagement of medication. The project, which connects Bethany patients with pharmacists at Alexandria’s...
Cardinals begin state tournament with Red Wing matchup
The third-seeded Osakis wrestling team headed down to Eden Valley for a matchup with second-seeded Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Friday. They kept things close but couldn’t quite get over the hump in...
The Osakis boys basketball team was unable able to push a second half five-point deficit any closer in a 75-65 loss to St. John’s Prep Tuesday at home. The Silverstreaks...
Alexandria girls win another section title
Local girls cross country runners, coaches react to 5K change
Osakis wrestlers move to the 5A semifinals
The Section 5A team tournament started strong for the Osakis wrestling team Tuesday with a 59-16 victory at home over sixth-seeded Eden Valley-Watkins. Osakis cruised through the lower weights as...