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Alexandria turkey visits governor
Bjerke 'made a difference,' earns Christian award
Police honored for work on mental illness cases
Corn, soybean yields down but still a good crop
A tricky transplant: Iraq veteran found a kidney donor but needs temporary housing
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 18
Sports schedule for Friday, Nov. 17
Eagles Horseshoes honor champs for 2017
Alexandria Bantam A team wins Blue Ox Tournament bracket
Yohnke feeling out his football future
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Ann M. Nussbaum
Roger W. Cook
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
LETTER: False teacher in our midst
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
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
Alexandria lawyer honored for helping poor
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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