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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
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AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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Alexandria School District 206
February 12, 2014
District 206 to hold kindergarten registration events
Alexandria School District 206 will host kindergarten registration events for parents with a child ready to attend kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year. A child must be 5 years old by September 1 to enter kindergarten. All Day Every Day kindergarten is provided for all kindergarten...
February 12, 2014 - 12:00am
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