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Photo of the Week: In slide at Country Blossom Farm
ASK A TROOPER: A look through the history of the Minnesota State Patrol
Food shelf expanding to meet growing need
Moose on the loose
Second half real estate tax due Oct. 17
Sports schedule for Friday, Sept. 30
Six-overtime encore: Osakis hosts Frazee for homecoming clash
Football: B-E looks for fourth-straight win at Friday's homecoming
Benson: How I remember The Kid
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29
FAITH COLUMN: Show kindness to everyone
Ambassador Daniel Speckhard to speak at Calvary
Homecoming festivities under way
Auditions are open for 'A Christmas Carol'
See Sweetwater Revival in concert
Births - Sept. 30, 2016
Wedding - Niemczyk and Koudela
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Gladys M. Vogt
Mark E. Ebsen
William "Bill" Henry Williams
LETTER: Let your voices be heard
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Coming out of the closets
LETTER: Is there life before death?
LETTER: Laws should help seriously ill
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
JLG Architects named a top U.S. architecture firm
Impact Alexandria features motivational speaker Mel Robbins
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
hires and promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
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. The leave will be carried through to February 14 and was requested at the time for Lahn to care for...
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