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May 18, 2016
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
April 6, 2016
Math Team award winners at the St. Cloud State University Math Contest include (left to right) Zachary Kent, Jacob Tiegen, Bryant Johnson, Amanda Bittmann, Samuel Maier, Chris Bienusa, Lauren Russell, Makia Krippner, CJ Schlosser and Wil Kopp. (Contributed photo)
Local students excel at St. Cloud math contest
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 1, 2016
Blues, edible landscape are topics of classes
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Artwork created by (left to right) Evan Slack, Camille Van Den Bosch and Anika Murray was selected to hang at a special show at the Lake Region Arts Council Gallery in downtown Fergus Falls from March to April. (Contributed photo)
Brandon-Evansville students attend visual arts festival
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
Eighth grader Taylor Sayre of Discovery Middle School in Alexandria created the winning logo for this year’s Day of Caring to be held May 13. (Contributed photo)
Day of Caring sends students to help others
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
Members of the Cardinal Knowledge Bowl that will represent Alexandria at state include (left to right) Greger Peterson, Matt Bittmann, Chad Blank and Josh Flatau. (Contributed photo)
Cardinal Knowledge Bowl is heading to state
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
The Alexandria robotics team and mentors gather for a photo after the regional competition on March 3-5 in Duluth. Pictured are (back, left to right) Logan Flipiak, Jeremy Floding, Mathew Donley, coach Dan Floding, Samantha Gilbertson, Ford Johnson, Bryce Klang, Zach Gilbertson, Dalton Myhr, Mike Gilbertson, Carson Stowe, (middle) Dylan Piepho, Mitch Fischer, Brooklyn Krohnfeldt, Kitana Grimmer, (front) Sage Spates, Khrystyna LeBrun and (standing) Andrew Roth. (Contributed photo)
Alex robotics team attends regional competition in first year
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am