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BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
Remembering the uncle he never met
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Education funding up, but union urges veto
Viking Speedway: Shaw wins nice payday, Miltona's Hellerman takes her first feature
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Memorial Day events
Photo of the week
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
It's Our Turn: Sharing a strong bond – recovery
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
ATCC hosts state SkillsUSA
Alexandria Technical and Community College hosted seven state SkillsUSA competitions on Friday, March 18. Fifty-eight students tested their skills...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
ATCC students dominate advertising competition
The Central Minnesota Advertising Federation announced student award winners at the Regency Event Center. Communication Art and Design students of Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) received 56 of 79 total awards, including all three Judges Choices and the Best of Show....
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Exhibition highlights Dakota, Ojibwe nations
Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) will host a traveling exhibition, Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations, from March 2-23 in Room 121. Why Treaties Matter emphasizes American Indian sovereignty as an ongoing continental reality. Viewers...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
ATCC, AAHS team up for local DECA competition
Ninety Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) business and marketing students, along with 91 members of Alexandria Area High School...
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 27, 2016
Free computer, writing skills class offered
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free computer and writing skills prep class at ATCC. Early registration is recommended. The registration...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
December 30, 2015
How well do you know Minnesota Nice?
You've probably heard about it and most likely experienced it in action. Whether you're from Minnesota or not, it's bound to have come up in conversation. Minnesota Nice. Corey Bonnema and Jerilyn Veldof, authors of Minnesota Nice: A Transplant's Guide to Surviving and Thriving in...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
IN THE KNOW: ATCC participating in grant pilot program
Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about free college tuition. A number of states have taken steps to reduce the financial burden of college graduates and encourage enrollment in programs with high-demand occupations. Programs, such as the Tennessee Promise, provide free...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
You Asked: What authority do law enforcement students have?
An Echo Press reader submitted the question: "What kind of authority do Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) law enforcement...
December 16, 2015 - 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 25, 2015
Exploring an array of careers
The Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) showcased 37 programs to prospective students during its fall open house on Sunday afternoon. For...
October 25, 2015 - 8:22pm
May 14, 2015
ATCC students reach milestone
The 54th annual commencement exercises for Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) took place Wednesday night with a twist – the...
May 14, 2015 - 9:42am