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Man charged with murder in connection to death of teen
For the record
The Jacob Wetterling case file
AgweekTV: Elevator Embezzlement in Minnesota
Car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in southern Minnesota
Football: Chargers dismantle the Bears on homecoming
Football: Knights erupt in easy win over W-DC
Football: BOLD flexes its muscle again as Warriors roll over Minnewaska
Football: Slow start dooms Panthers against USA
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Richard "Shorty" Olson
Shirley Ann Battey
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Paid Political Letter: Know your candidates before you vote
Letter to the Editor: Farmers face risks while improving water quality
It's Our Turn: Home abroad in a purple world
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
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September 21, 2018
Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
If there was a time when the Minnesota State High School League wasn't going to reimburse schools for competing in state tournaments, it would have been better from Alexandria's standpoint if it was done in a year where the Cardinals didn't make so many trips to state. "That's the...
September 21, 2018 - 5:13pm
September 19, 2018
Board dissects report card data
When the North Star Accountability System was unveiled in Minnesota this past month in the form of a state Department of Education report card,...
September 19, 2018 - 8:34am
September 18, 2018
Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Enrollment is up once again in the Brandon-Evansville School District. At this time last year, there were 465 students and this year, there are 474. That's an increase of nine students in one year, and 17 students from the start of the 2016-17 school year, which had 457 students....
September 18, 2018 - 3:31pm
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
The 2018 Brandon-Evansville Homecoming king and queen were crowned Monday, Sept. 17, at the high school in Brandon. This year’s king and queen...
September 18, 2018 - 3:06pm
Alexandria schools' preliminary tax levy rises 0.8%
At its monthly meeting Monday night, the Alexandria School Board authorized a preliminary property tax levy calling for an increase of $108,132 to approximately $14.1 million, representing a hike of 0.77 percent. Schools and other local governmental bodies are required by the state...
September 18, 2018 - 11:08am
September 17, 2018
Radtke, Fletcher named AAHS homecoming king and queen
Alexandria Area High School has its newest royalty. Tory Radtke and Megan Fletcher were named homecoming king and queen Monday night during the...
September 17, 2018 - 8:38pm
September 16, 2018
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Dean's lists The following area students, have achieved the dean's list for the spring semester 2018 at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Students must earn a 3.5 to 3.99 average to qualify for the honor lists. Alexandria: Beau Backhaus, finance; Katelyn Halbur, nursing; and Sierra...
September 16, 2018 - 12:22pm
September 7, 2018
Hall of Fame ushers in three new members
Robert C. Johnson, Ed Rooney and Heather Stefanski have chosen very different paths in life. One is an Emmy award-winning manager of music organizations;...
September 7, 2018 - 6:44am
September 5, 2018
High marks for Alexandria Public Schools
A new Minnesota Department of Education report card on all public schools was released Thursday, Aug. 30, and the Alexandria School District...
September 5, 2018 - 7:11am
Settling in to a new district: B-E's new superintendent 'so excited to be here'
Don Peschel has worked in education for nearly 30 years, spending the majority of those years in his hometown of Sauk Centre. But Peschel now...
September 5, 2018 - 6:10am
August 31, 2018
College and Community: A win-win relationship
Any talk of that old adage about "town and gown" — when walls of social separation and professional tensions exist between a college and...
August 31, 2018 - 12:11pm
August 30, 2018
Residents in Evansville share thoughts at school listening session: Cost is top priority w/video
When it comes to the facility needs for the Brandon-Evansville School District, cost was one of the biggest factors cited by attendees at a listening...
August 30, 2018 - 3:10pm
August 29, 2018
B-E school residents share ideas: Safety a top priority
In a Top Ten list of biggest needs for the Brandon-Evansville School District, safe and secured entrances were the top priority. Other items...
August 29, 2018 - 9:34pm
Woodland, Miltona vie for school safety grants
Two schools in the Alexandria School District are among those throughout the state competing for school safety grants to be awarded this fall...
August 29, 2018 - 9:47am
Urban retiring as ATCC president at end of school year
Laura Urban, president of Alexandria Technical and Community College, will retire at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Urban informed the...
August 29, 2018 - 6:11am