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The Alexandria U16 softball team wrapped up a strong season by taking fifth out of 24 teams at the Class C state tournament in Chanhassen recently. The girls won games against Mounds View, Chaska-Chanhassen and Hermantown, while falling to eventual state champion Champlin Park and Centennial. They also won the West Central League championship this summer, taking down the Sauk Centre 17U team 5-2 behind a 3-for-3 day from Jana Roste.
The Eagles Horseshoe single-elimination tournament took place on August 12 with the team of Byrne Rising and Gary Kirckof being the last team standing. That duo took first place in the tournament, right in front of Jeff Saiko and Mary Botten, who finished second. Jerry Zastrow and Judy Carlson rounded out the top three finishers in third place. The Eagles and Alexandria Horseshoe Clubs will also host the state tournament this year at the Runestone Community Center over Labor Day weekend. Many of the best pitchers in the state will be on hand for the four-day event.
Curry offers fall baseball instructional Alexandria native and former San Francisco Giants' draft pick Caleb Curry is offering an instructional league for baseball players in grades 7-12. The league will run on five Saturdays from September 7 through October 5. Grades 7-9 will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with grades 10-12 running from 2 to 5 p.m. at Knute Nelson ballpark. Former and current professional and collegiate players and coaches are working the league. They will provide an hour of instruction, followed by a seven-inning game.
While enjoying these glory days of summer, keep an eye out for one of the season's most notorious party crashers: stinging wasps and bees. These insects build nests underground, in trees, shrubs, overhangs, eaves, utility poles, tires, houses, sheds and other structures. People often mistakenly call all stinging insects "bees." However, wasps and bees look and behave differently.
Learn the ins and outs of the iPad A Community Education class on the basics of iPads will be held Wednesday, September 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Jefferson High School Media Center in Alexandria.
Public Notice Publish August 21, 2013 DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR SESSION JULY 23, 2013 The Board of Commissioners in and for the County of Douglas, State of Minnesota, met in Regular Session this 23rd day of July, 2013. Following is a summary of actions taken at that meeting. The full text is available for public inspection in the County Auditor/Treasurer's office. To approve the agenda with additions. Motion carried. To approve minutes of the July 9th Regular Board meeting as submitted. Motion carried. At 9:05 a.m.
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer three 55+ Driver Improvement four-hour refresher courses. They will be held the following days: Tuesday, September 10, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road Southeast, Alexandria. Wednesday, September 11, 6 to 10 p.m., Parkers Prairie High School, 411 South Otter Avenue, Parkers Prairie. Saturday, September 14, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road Southeast, Alexandria. The fee for a four-hour refresher course is $20. The driver improvement courses are open to the public. Pre-registration is required.
Jefferson High School to hold world premiere one-act play festival Forty theater students from Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria will write, cast, rehearse and perform six original 10-minute plays across Friday and Saturday, August 23-24 in their first 24-hour one-act festival, PROJECT 1440. Performances will be Saturday at 7 and 8:30 p.m. in the Discovery Middle School Auditorium in Alexandria. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for students, with all proceeds benefitting JHS Theatre. General admission is available at the door. At 7 p.m.
Question: I keep hearing you talking about four "E's" when it comes to traffic safety issues, and I have even heard you talk about a fifth "E." What are they? Answer: The Four E's are critical components to traffic safety: education, enforcement, EMS and engineering.
Foreclosure Sale Publish August 7, 14, 21, 28, September 4, 11, 2013 NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: September 16, 2009 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $133,000.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Jesse Leimkuhl, and Anne M Leimkuhl, husband and wife MORTGAGEE: Bank of America, N.A. LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON