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New effort tries to draw more people into area
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
Ten school, city elections contested
Douglas County Fair deemed a success
AARP honors Bev Bales as 50 Plus Leader
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Balancing act: Osakis tennis staggers lineup to begin fall
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
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Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Youth day comes together
Arland E. Hirman
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Arland E. Hirman
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Alexandria community education
May 2, 2014
Take a tour of early homes
The public is invited to learn about the architecture of houses built in the early days of Alexandria, including brief summaries of the business people who built them. “The Giants of the Silk Stocking District” walk will begin behind Cowing-Robards and includes approximately...
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
K-6th graders invited to attend Summer Camp: Compass
Community Education is currently accepting registrations for its summer camp, Compass, a school-age child care program. Compass runs from Monday, June 9 through Friday, August 22, Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria. It will be closed...
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
Fix It Clinic offers general item repair tips and information
Community Education will offer the public a Fix It Clinic to provide demonstrations of basic repair approaches. Session one of the Fix It Clinic...
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 4, 2014
Create a puppet, try pilates or learn how to properly care for fruit trees
Community Education in Alexandria is offering the following upcoming classes. Check the full listing of class offerings and register online at www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com or call (320) 762-3310, extension 4270. Create a new puppet to be like a Muppet Does your child...
April 4, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Community Education offers classes
chess class Youth in grades 2-6 are invited to learn logic, strategy and have fun at a Community Education class. Chess Club is for all students interested in learning more about chess, from beginners to more experienced chess players. Sean and James Foster, experienced chess players...
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
February 28, 2014
Community Education to offer dance class
February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 7, 2014
Instructors sought to teach summer, fall community education classes
Class ideas for future sessions also welcomed
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
January 9, 2014
Learn the basics of pottery
Designed for beginners to advanced students, Community Education’s pottery class will teach the basics of working with clay, including wheel-thrown pottery, hand building and glazing. Enjoy taking risks and exploring new ideas in this class, led by local artist Mimi Seykora. The...
January 9, 2014 - 1:43pm
Try belly dancing, pilates or zumba for free
Alexandria Community Education is offering people the chance to try belly dance, pilates or zumba classes for free. Stephanie Muehlenhardt will lead a free one-hour zumba session on Tuesday, January 14 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Discovery Middle School cafeteria in Alexandria. Pre-registration...
January 9, 2014 - 1:32pm
January 8, 2014
Winter got you down? Learn something new!
Below are just two of the many classes Community Education in Alexandria has available. For a class list, more information, or to register for a class, visit the website www.alexandria.thats communityed.com or call (320) 762-3310. Learn the basics of working a camera Learn how...
January 8, 2014 - 1:07am
January 2, 2014
Kids invited to learn about floor hockey
Area youth in 4th, 5th and 6th grade are invited to attend a Community Education class to learn hockey skills, play floor hockey games and have fun. The class sessions will be held Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 21 through February 6, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Voyager Elementary...
January 2, 2014 - 2:58pm
November 25, 2013
Bake and take cookies at December 3 class
In “Bake and Take Cookies and Candies,” the public is invited to bake and take home six dozen holiday treats. The class is Tuesday, December 3 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Discovery Middle School, Alexandria. All dough is pre-made by professional baker Lorie Meagher at her...
November 25, 2013 - 11:31am
September 19, 2013
Join Community Education for a night at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
The public is invited to join Community Education for dinner and a show at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre to see the production Fiddler on the Roof. In the little village of Anatevka, Tevye, a poor milkman, is trying to keep his family’s traditions in place. Yet, when Tevye’s...
September 19, 2013 - 11:47am
Students can learn the basics of aerodynamics
Students in grades 1-6 are invited to join “Up, Up and Away” to learn about aerodynamics by launching corks, water bottles and balloons hundreds of feet in the air. “Mad Scientist” Alex Koperberg will use water, air pressure and everyday materials to launch rockets. All...
September 19, 2013 - 10:30am