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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
Trap shooting: Burgess, Knight, Roers lead Alexandria in opening week
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
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Alexandria Technical and Community College
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
The Inclusion Network and Ten Thousand Things Theatre will present a performance of "Intimate Apparel" by Lynn Nottage and directed by Austene Van on Tuesday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Business and Information Technology Center, Room 743. "Intimate...
9 hours 29 min ago
March 29, 2017
ATCC hosts state SkillsUSA competition
Alexandria Technical and Community College hosted seven state SkillsUSA competitions on Friday, March 24. Students tested their skills in computer...
March 29, 2017 - 6:00am
March 10, 2017
ATCC students compete at state DECA competition
Twenty-seven Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) students competed in the 2017 State Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) competition in Brooklyn Park. Each student participated in two events. Twenty students and five teams from ATCC were top eight finalists...
March 10, 2017 - 10:00am
March 8, 2017
ATCC hosts SkillsUSA competition
Alexandria Technical and Community College recently recognized students who competed at the local SkillsUSA competitions at an awards ceremony. Students who receive top awards are eligible to compete at the state competitions held in March/April. Students enrolled in the carpentry;...
March 8, 2017 - 10:00am
March 3, 2017
Answering questions about Muslims
Rashed Ferdous asked a group gathered in Alexandria to name a country where women are not allowed to drive. The group had little trouble coming...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00am
March 1, 2017
A design duo
Brothers John and Richard Borge live approximately 1,400 miles away from each other, but that didn't stop them from coming together for a presentation...
March 1, 2017 - 8:00am
February 22, 2017
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
The public is invited to attend a free Community Awareness and Education Presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 743B, Office and Technology Building. The topic is "What You Always Wanted to Know About Islam and Muslims."...
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
Gov. calls for big boost in higher education funding
A proposal by Gov. Mark Dayton to make college and career training more affordable would mean more dollars for students at Alexandria Community...
February 17, 2017 - 4:09pm
Free computer, writing prep class offered at ATCC
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College to offer a free Computer and Writing Skills class at ATCC this spring. Since this course is limited to the first 20 qualified...
February 17, 2017 - 10:10am
February 13, 2017
Alex Tech to hold graduation at RCC
The Alexandria Technical and Community College received a special event permit from the Alexandria City Council to hold its commencement at the Runestone Community Center on May 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. This will mark the third straight year the event will take place at the RCC. As in...
February 13, 2017 - 10:55pm
February 10, 2017
Muzamba Sibajene to speak on intercultural issues
Muzamba Sibajene, a native of Zambia, Africa, and the manager of intercultural programs at Alexandria Technical and Community College, will be the guest speaker at the Race and Religion adult study on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 9:15 a.m. at Alexandria United Methodist Church. The public is...
February 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 8, 2017
Tech college, high school team up for DECA competition
Ninety Alexandria Technical and Community College Business and Marketing students, along with 119 members of Alexandria Area High School Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), competed in the 11th annual DECA competition at ATCC on Jan. 26. Students participated in a wide...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
December 21, 2016
Register for Senior College winter 2017 program
Registration for the winter 2017 Senior College is now open. The program is entitled "Food! Food! Food! There's a Lot to Digest." It will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 10-26, from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College Office and Technology Building,...
December 21, 2016 - 9:00am
December 9, 2016
ATCC Foundation honors Philanthropists of the Year
The Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation honored an individual and business with the 2016 Philanthropist of the Year Award at...
December 9, 2016 - 9:00am
Stress relief from furry friends
Murphy, a 9-year-old purebred golden retriever, has been a therapy dog in Douglas County for five years. In that time, he has bonded with hospice...
December 9, 2016 - 6:00am