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Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Youth day comes together
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
Matthew W. Lepak
Arland E. Hirman
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Alexandria Technical and Community College
June 10, 2016
TSMA, ATCC awarded Competitive Workforce Grant
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) Foundation and Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) are two of six regional organizations to receive West Central Initiative's (WCI) 2016 Competitive Workforce Grant award. TSMA Foundation received $3,575 for a Dream It. Do...
June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
Alexandria Technical and Community College to hold commencement
Approximately 550 graduates from Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) will be acknowledged at the 55th annual commencement program on Wednesday, May 11 at 1 p.m. During the ceremony, Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman will deliver an address.
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Alex Tech is named a Military Friendly School
Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) was recently designated a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, which connects the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I.
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2015
Alex Tech is affordable online paralegal degree program
The Online Paralegal Degree Center recently identified Alexandria Technical and Community College as one of the most affordable online paralegal degree programs in the 50 Most Affordable Online Paralegal Programs list. For the purpose of finding the most affordable online paralegal...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Laura Urban to speak on women in education
Laura Urban, the first female president of Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC), will be the guest speaker on Thursday, October 15 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 211 at ATCC.
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 14, 2015
Active shooter training at ATCC to offer intruder survival strategies
Training for proactive survival strategies for violent intruder or active shooter incidents will be held on Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16 at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC). The two-day ALICE (alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate) instructor...
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
July 17, 2015
ATCC receives skills grant
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded workforce development grants totaling $2,106,110 under the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) to train 2,155 current workers and new hires. Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) and...
July 17, 2015 - 12:00am
June 5, 2015
Students pay big with little pay off
Are remedial classes holding students back?
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
Basic motorcycle rider course offered
Alexandria Technical and Community College Customized Training Department is offering basic motorcycle rider courses throughout the summer. The basic rider course is a 14-1/2 hour course that combines practice riding, classroom discussion and a pre-course homework assignment. The...
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
May 15, 2015
Tech students turn tassels
The 54th annual commencement exercises for Alexandria Technical and Community College took place Wednesday night with a twist – the event was...
May 15, 2015 - 12:00am
May 13, 2015
Safety first, then fun during bike rodeo
Sixty kids, family members attended free event
May 13, 2015 - 1:23pm
Digging in, helping out
Local students were out digging in the dirt, weeding landscapes, washing windows and more on Friday as part of the 2015 Day of Caring. The...
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
May 6, 2015
New nursing program to begin at local high school
A new certified nursing assistant (CNA) program will soon begin at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS). The CNA education program is a collaboration between Knute Nelson, AAHS and Alexandria Technical and Community College. Students who successfully complete the training will...
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
Spick and span
ATCC SkillsUSA students complete annual service day at Smokey Timbers
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
Lt. governor to speak at May 13 ATCC graduation
Approximately 700 graduates from Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) will be acknowledged at the 54th annual commencement program on Wednesday, May 13 at 6 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. During the ceremony, Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith will...
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am