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What happened here after Pearl Harbor attack?
Nativity comes alive
For the Record - Dec. 7, 2016
Giving back to Jingle Bells
Sex industry survivor: 'I still feel filthy'
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 6 (Updated with postponements)
Cardinals wrestling starts season with tourneys
Cards run past Moorhead in opener
Girls basketball: Cards drop first game against state-ranked Centennial
Sports roundup from Saturday, Dec. 3
Help homeless animals at holiday bake sale
Christmas tales come to Lakes Area Radio Theatre
Dairy Queen hosts fundraiser to benefit Carla Wheeler
Toys for Kids gives area children Christmas cheer
Second Sunday concert features Christmas sing-along
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
Ann C. Ebsen
EDITORIAL: Many families are a hiccup away from disaster
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
LETTER: Theater has always been a place for social commentary
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: 17th annual Jingle Bells has 15 performers
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
Alexandria Public Schools
November 25, 2016
Survivor of sex industry to speak about trafficking
Alexandria Area Community Foundation and Alexandria Public Schools will host a sex trafficking awareness presentation on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. at Alexandria Area High School. Speaker Hayley King survived six years of involvement in the commercial sex industry. Upon exiting that...
November 25, 2016 - 9:21am
September 21, 2016
Jeans and Jewels to benefit school programs
"Every Student Counts" is this year's Jeans and Jewels Gala fundraiser event theme. The Alexandria Education Foundation will host the event on Friday, Sept. 30, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Activities include jewelry drawings, special events, silent auction,...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
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