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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Composting among new director's priorities
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
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Alexandria Area High School
December 18, 2016
Alexandria Area High School holds Christmas concert
Alexandria Area High School hosted the Christmas concert titled “In Terra Pax” on Sunday in the Performing Arts Center, featuring the school’s...
December 18, 2016 - 6:16pm
December 14, 2016
Prestby, Grove nominated for ExCEL Award
Alexandria Area High School has nominated Allison Prestby and Jackson Grove for the ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) Award. ExCEL is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, who...
December 14, 2016 - 10:00am
December 7, 2016
Alexandria to host A Magical Medora Christmas
Five Medora performers will bring a family-friendly holiday show, A Magical Medora Christmas, to audiences in Alexandria on Monday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center. A Magical Medora Christmas is a 19-community, 24-show tour featuring...
December 7, 2016 - 9:00am
December 2, 2016
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
The Dragonfly Foundation will host the Empty Chair Gala on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Social is from 5 to 7 p.m., following by dinner. A program and auctions begin at 8:15 p.m. A live auction will include many one-of-a-kind chairs created...
December 2, 2016 - 9:00am
Experience the Christmas Truce of 1914
A collaboration between Theatre L'Homme Dieu and Alexandria Area High School Community Education is making way for a special performance of "All...
December 2, 2016 - 6:00am
November 30, 2016
Alexandria school district receives one of 37 state grants
The Alexandria School District will soon add two new staff members to its payroll — a part-time social worker at Lincoln Elementary and...
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
Third CLCA concert features New Odyssey
The third concert of the 2016-2017 season of the Central Lakes Concert Association will take place on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alexandria...
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
November 25, 2016
Higher standards for dual-credit classes
Nearly half of all teachers in the Alexandria School District hold a master's degree. But credentialing requirements now being enforced by the...
November 25, 2016 - 6:00am
November 16, 2016
A great fit in Footloose
Singing, dancing, acting — the high school's fall musical Footloose has it all. Students at Alexandria Area High School have been working...
November 16, 2016 - 5:50am
November 9, 2016
A bright future
If you ask Stevie Kaczor her favorite color, you're likely to get numerous answers. "You can't ask that," she said. "I think that purple is...
November 9, 2016 - 6:00am
November 4, 2016
Alexandria students choose Trump
More than 1,000 ninth through 12th grade students at Alexandria Area High School did their civic duty and voted for who they think should be...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 28, 2016
Take up swing dancing at Harvest Ball
The public is invited to attend the annual Harvest Ball Swing Dance Party fundraiser for Alexandria's jazz band programs. The event is Friday, Nov. 4, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Alexandria Area High School large commons area. Parking is available on either side of the building. ...
October 28, 2016 - 11:00am
October 19, 2016
CLCA 2016-17 season opens with Dallas Brass
The first concert of the 2016/2017 season of the Central Lakes Concert Association, featuring Dallas Brass, will take place on Tuesday, Oct....
October 19, 2016 - 7:00am
High school's garden goes to good use
The garden at Alexandria Area High School now serves more purpose than simply a classroom environment, with the produce being used around the...
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
October 14, 2016
Country Music Spectacular features country artists
The Douglas County Sheriff's Federation and Posse will present the annual Country Music Spectacular, starring James Otto with special guest Thom...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am