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It's Our Turn: We can all be proud of AAHS

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On Tuesday, the public was able to get a first-hand look at what they’ve been watching unfold for what seems to be a very long time – a brand new high school.


An open house and dedication event to celebrate the new Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) were overwhelmingly attended Tuesday, with organizers estimating between 4,000 and 5,000 people.

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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