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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
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Alexandria Public Schools
December 30, 2015
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.
August 28, 2015 - 12:00am
August 21, 2015
Alexandria students average above state peers
Students of Alexandria School District 206 had a high percentage of proficient scores on state reading, math and science tests. According to...
August 21, 2015 - 12:00am
April 10, 2015
Ellingson’s van gets an eco-friendly makeover
This year, Ellingson Plumbing, Heating, A/C and Electrical held its third annual Ellingson’s Art Competition, where students in Alexandria...
April 10, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
A time of adventure and discovery
Alexandria Public Schools to host first STEAM Expo
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
In the Know: A win-win partnership to benefit Alexandria students
By Terry Quist Interim Superintendent School District 206 For the past 130 years, Alexandria Public Schools have provided students with the skills and abilities to successfully navigate and lead in a constantly changing environment. At a local, regional, national and global level,...
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 27, 2015
School leaders announce retirement plans
Judy Backhaus, David Hartmann to retire from District 206
February 27, 2015 - 12:00am
March 19, 2014
Alexandria schools Student Showcase set for Thursday
The Alexandria Education Foundation and Alexandria Public Schools will present the 5th annual Student Showcase Celebration on Thursday, March 20 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. The event showcases the talent and creative projects of District 206 students....
March 19, 2014 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Alexandria Public Schools students' talents and creativity on display
Discovery Middle School in Alexandria will host the third annual Student Showcase celebration on Thursday, March 15 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am