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Veterans seek answers on complicated driver issue
Economist gives Fargo audience glimpse into Trump's world
County pursues part-time drivers, shuttle service as possible options for veterans
Abduction suspect seeks to suppress evidence
New legislators start as Legislature begins
Boys hockey: Cardinals skate past Otters and head into semifinals
Up to the challenge: Alexandria's Bailey brushes aside nerves to help the Cards to state
Sports Schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 20
Gymnastics: Alexandria takes third in section meet
Wrestling: Cardinals fall in the first round of section tournament
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
DiAnn E. Bakke
Ryan L. Beers
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
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
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
Alexandria School District 206
January 15, 2014
Brenton donates $75,000 to new Alexandria school
It will be used to train students on machining equipment
January 15, 2014 - 8:55am
School board keeps salaries flat
The Alexandria School Board had a brief organizational meeting on January 6. During the meeting, Dean Anderson was re-elected chairperson, Dave Anderson is vice chairperson and Jean Robley is clerk/treasurer. Chair Dean Anderson appointed board members to school board standing...
January 15, 2014 - 8:54am
January 9, 2014
Changes proposed for school start and end times
Younger children would start school earlier; teens could sleep in later
January 9, 2014 - 10:32pm
December 19, 2013
Lahn on intermittent leave of absence
Alexandria School District 206 Superintendent Rick Lahn will be taking an intermittent leave of absence. The Alexandria School Board approved the request at its December 16 meeting.
December 19, 2013 - 9:56pm
Brad Lambrecht is ‘Featured Teacher’ on MPR
Brad Lambrecht, high school and elementary orchestra director for Alexandria School District 206, was recently featured on Minnesota Public Radio’s...
December 19, 2013 - 9:52pm
November 22, 2013
New four-period school schedule moves ahead
Academies of Alexandria designed to prepare students for college or careers
November 22, 2013 - 9:28am
October 25, 2013
Alexandria School District audit: Revenues up, expenses down
Fund balance comes in just under $5 million
October 25, 2013 - 9:30am
October 16, 2013
School district earns an ‘A’ for energy savings
Four local schools perform better than 75 percent of schools nationwide
October 16, 2013 - 8:34am
September 25, 2013
District 206 Elementary Fun Run has ‘unbelievable’ turnout
District 206’s annual Elementary Fun Run had an unbelievable turnout this year, according to Travis Hochhalter of District 206. A total of...
September 25, 2013 - 9:04am
September 19, 2013
School District 206 receives grant for $100,000
Alexandria School District 206 was recently awarded a grant from 3M for $100,000. The grant award will be used to purchase equipment to support...
September 19, 2013 - 2:37pm
December 29, 2009
Survey shows support for new high school
Alexandria School District 206 leaders found out last week that the community supports a plan to build a new high school. At a special work session last Monday, December 21, Don Lifto from Springsted Inc., the district's financial advisor, presented the results of a community survey...
December 29, 2009 - 12:05am
August 19, 2009
District 206 fails to meet federal standards: Nearly half of schools fall short of their goal
Last week, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released its 2009 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) data, which is part of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. Although the number of schools making AYP increased across the state - 1,066 this year compared to 984 schools...
August 19, 2009 - 12:05am
July 22, 2009
School board takes peek at new school
Like a giant jigsaw puzzle, all the pieces are falling in place for Alexandria's new school - Woodland Elementary. At Monday night's regular...
July 22, 2009 - 12:05am
School board gears up for 2010
As this school year comes to a close, administrators and staff members of Alexandria School District 206 are already gearing up for the upcoming school year. At Monday night's regular meeting, school board members received an update on the new school - Woodland Elementary School. They...
May 22, 2009 - 12:05am
May 8, 2009
Council meetings, school activities are now on cable TV
The city of Alexandria and Alexandria School District 206 have formed a partnership to support, maintain and operate Alexandria's local access channel - Channel 7 for Charter Communications subscribers. The channel is called "Alexandria Community Television," or ACT. The mutual...
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am