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Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Alexandria Public Schools
July 27, 2016
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets are ready
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets with student schedules and/or teacher assignments can now be picked up at your son's/daughter's school on the following dates and times: • Lincoln Elementary, 1120 Lark St., Alexandria: Monday through Thursday, Aug. 8-11, 6:30 a.m....
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
Broadway Ballroom was the setting for the Alexandria Public Schools retirement dinner on May 18, where 22 staff members were recognized and honored...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Destination ImagiNation teams perform well at regionals, state
In early April, seven teams representing Alexandria Public Schools, six from Lincoln Elementary School and one from Discovery Middle School,...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
Local Math Masters teams dominate top 10 at regionals
Eleven Alexandria Public School fifth grade student teams competed in the regional Math Masters competition on April 22 in Alexandria. A total...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Students take a 'step up to creative thinking'
More than 200 Alexandria Public Schools students in grades 2-5 participated in the Step Up to Creative Thinking contest. Students were challenged...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
AAHS celebrates LEED certification, new ag center
Community members were invited to join Alexandria Public Schools in celebrating two milestones Tuesday. The joint celebration highlighted Alexandria...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Alexandria Public Schools receives CASE grant
DuPont Pioneer, a supplier of advanced plant genetics, recently donated $2,600 toward the Alexandria Public Schools agriscience program as part of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) program. This grant is part of the DuPont Pioneer sponsorship of the National...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
February 17, 2016
It's time for kindergarten registration
Alexandria Public Schools will host kindergarten registration events for parents with a child ready to attend kindergarten in the fall. To be eligible for the 2016-17 school year, a child must be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2016. Alexandria Public Schools offers an all-day, every day...
February 17, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Spelling to the top
Sixty-two students in grades 1-5 participated in the Alexandria Public Schools Elementary Spelling Bee on Jan. 22 at Woodland Elementary School...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
December 30, 2015
Alexandria schools' tax levy up 7.48 percent
The board of the Alexandria Public Schools approved a 7.48 percent increase in the district's tax levy at its regular board meeting Monday, Dec. 21. The approved levy is $13,041,948; up from last year's $12,134,282. The breakdown is as follows: general fund — $5,040,031; community...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
School board, teachers' group reach contract agreement
Alexandria Public Schools reached a contract agreement with Education Minnesota-Alexandria (EMA) for contract period 2015-2017. Scott Heckert, director of human resources, presented the agreement at the regular meeting of the school board on Monday, Dec. 21. "I am very pleased with...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Alexandria schools see increase in enrollment
The numbers are in and Alexandria Public Schools currently have 61 more students enrolled for the 2015-2016 school year than the previous year. Total student enrollment for the district is 4,042 as of October 1. "We are excited that this year's count exceeded our projections,"...
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
October 3, 2015
Broadway alive with homecoming spirit
The Alexandria community packed Broadway to enjoy the Alexandria Homecoming parade. Dancing, music, funny costumes, and candy entertained...
October 3, 2015 - 12:09pm
September 25, 2015
Creating learners in the Alexandria area
Preschool became a hot topic this past spring with Governor Mark Dayton’s proposal for universal preschool. Under his proposal, all students...
September 25, 2015 - 12:00am
August 28, 2015
Alexandria Public Schools hold orientation, open houses
Alexandria Public Schools have all scheduled back-to-school open houses and orientation events that will be held in September. The schedule is as follows: Creating Learners Preschool: Carlos Elementary School, 20 N. Douglas Avenue, Carlos; (320) 762-3305. • Orientation: Monday,...
August 28, 2015 - 12:00am