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UPDATED: Five children escape burning home; mother hospitalized
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Turnovers haunt Ashby in home-opener
Gymnastics: Cardinals lose close one to Brainerd in home opener
Sports schedule for Friday, Dec. 9
Girls basketball: Osakis rolls past previously unbeaten Staples-Motley
Alexandria boys hockey: A Strong hat trick leads Alexandria to 5-5 tie
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
Ann C. Ebsen
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
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...
7 hours 29 min ago
December 7, 2016
ATCC adds retail management
Alexandria Technical and Community College will begin offering a certificate program in retail management during the spring semester. College...
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
November 18, 2016
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Alexandria Technical and Community College and area businesses recently hosted tours for high school students. The high school students were given a walk-through presentation of manufacturing and construction careers. While this tour has been an annual event for the college, high...
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
October 28, 2016
ATCC awarded Excellence in Education Award
The National Kitchen and Bath Association recently recognized outstanding association-accredited programs with its 2015 Excellence in Education Award. Alexandria Technical and Community College was among the 10 winning schools. Each program must submit two student design projects,...
October 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
College helps students in financial jams
A college student is eking by financially, holding down a couple of jobs and living paycheck to paycheck, but making ends meet, when, blam, his...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 16, 2016
IN THE KNOW: What's in a name?
As Alexandria Technical and Community College starts the new academic year, it does so under a new state system name as Alexandria Technical and Community College — a Minnesota State College. For 21 years since the 1995 merger of Minnesota's state universities, technical and...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
The gift of dyslexia
Upon first impression, Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) student Liz Huebsch has a lot in common with her Communication Art...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
College courses lead to published books
Studying at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) can lead to a world of possibilities in both vocations and hobbies. For Michael...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
A career certification
Though most programs at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) are two years long and result in a college diploma, one program recognized...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
ATCC students become graduates
The 55th annual commencement ceremony for Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) took place Wednesday, May 11 at the Runestone Community...
May 11, 2016 - 4:33pm
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
April 29, 2016
A 'military-friendly' school
The Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) Foundation held its 15th annual luncheon Friday, April 22. The foundation was established...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 1, 2016
ATCC, FAST receive workforce development grant
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded workforce development grants totaling $2,813,729 under the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) to train 2,878 current workers and new hires. The MJSP works strategically with businesses and educational...
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
IN THE KNOW: ATCC has two active boards
Recently in a discussion with Dr. Laura Urban, president of the Alexandria Technical and Community College, I realized that many people in our...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 23, 2016
IN THE KNOW: Options for making college affordable
College affordability and student debt are in the news frequently. While there are many disturbing stories of college graduates with extremely high student debt loads, there are great, and often untold stories, about graduates with little or no debt. There are ways for students to...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am