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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Robyn (w/video)
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
Polar Plunge a success despite recent warm weather
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
Preparing for the Polar Plunge w/video
Boys basketball: Battlers wrap up LEC title against Ashby
Boys basketball: B-E wins fifth straight by edging WCA
Blizzard hockey: Alex sweeps, cushions lead for second in West
Section 5A swimming: Cards punch plenty of tickets to state
Wrestling: Bogart, Kluver-Longfellow punch their tickets to state
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Violet L. Angen
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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 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
February 1, 2017
LETTER: Start educating younger
To the editor: There were approximately 249,000 teen births in 2014. Every year this number rises due to lack of education. Schools generally don't start sex education until high school. Children are starting to experience sexual experiences at a younger age. School should start educating...
February 1, 2017 - 9:00am
January 25, 2017
Alex Tech gets $100,000 grant
The Alexandria Technical and Community College will receive a $100,000 grant to develop a three-part credentialing program for retail workers....
January 25, 2017 - 7:00am
January 13, 2017
Training offered on domestic violence
Someplace Safe and United Communities Advocating Non Violence, in cooperation with Alexandria Technical and Community College, will offer a training titled "Assessing and Managing Lethality in Domestic Violence, Stalking and Strangulation" on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 4, 2017
LETTER: Dress children appropriately
To the editor: We are contacting you in concern of winter safety for children. The weather is now below freezing and can be dangerous if not wearing appropriate clothing. Children have to wait outside for the bus before school and while at school they are outside for recess. A safety...
January 4, 2017 - 8:00am
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
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
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