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June 8, 2016
Josh the Otter, brought to life by Rotarian Tim Moe, paid the Garfield kindergartners a visit.  (Contributed photo)
Josh the Otter, Rotary club visit Garfield kindergartners
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
Master gardener Kathy Janke teaches preschoolers (left to right) Dayton Running, Crosby Sievers and Kennedy Stevenson how to plant flowers.  (Contributed photos)
Community Preschool takes part in action plans
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
AAHS spring musical receives outstanding performance award
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
Carlos Elementary School students sing “We Rock” during the awards ceremony for the Minnesota School of Excellence award.  (Photos by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
Carlos Elementary named 'School of Excellence'
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
Alexandria Education Foundation awards $40,000 in Teacher Innovation grants
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Bittmann named a National Merit Scholar
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
During the Osakis ECFE visit to Carlos State Park on May 10, area naturalist Benjamin Eckhoff talks with Emma VandeKieft, Eli Schwartz and Avery VandeKieft about animal signs and tracks.  (Contributed photos)
Watching wildlife wonders
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
Horticulture scholarship available to students
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
Physical education teacher and Hoops for Heart volunteer Chris Janssen smiles as Carlos Elementary paraprofessional Deanne Mortenson shaves his head. Janssen challenged students from Carlos, Garfield and Miltona elementary schools to participate in Hoops for Heart and raise at least $5,500. After the goal was met, the top fundraising school, Carlos, decided he should get a Mohawk, dye it pink and shave his head.  (Contributed photos)
Teacher shaves head for Hoops for Heart
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
Alexandria Area High School DECA students stand outside the Bridgestone Arena before the grand opening session of the International DECA Conference in Tennessee. They include (back row, left to right) adviser Eric Hartmann, Jack Anderson, Nick Dee, Justin Schmitz, Brady Kisthart, Taylor Blank, (front) Peter Rohr, Paige Revering, Elise Anderson, Morgan Melrose, Josh Brezina and Dylan Larson. (Contributed photo)
DECA students experience international event
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
Get Your Green Thumb students (left to right) Sophia Kragenbring, Luke Schmitz and Adam Johnson check out shoppers at the Mother’s Day Plant Sale held at the new Agriculture Education Center at Alexandria Area High School Friday.  (Photo by Tara Bitzan, Echo Press)
Students earn green thumbs
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Woodland Elementary Team 2 placed fifth at Math Masters. Members include (left to right) Jackson Reishus, Lexi Johnson, Ella Sorensen, Elena Fuglestad and Maddie O’Shea.  (Contributed photos)
Local Math Masters teams dominate top 10 at regionals
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Egenes attends state 4-H counselor training
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 20, 2016
Brandon-Evansville student places in state D.A.R.E. contest
April 20, 2016 - 12:50pm
April 13, 2016
Free GED prep classes, tests offered
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am