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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Roger (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
Volleyball: Cards go 1-3 versus stiff competition at Apple Valley
Alexandria Aces' tryouts next Monday
Cross country: Osakis competes at Milaca Mega Meet
Girls tennis: Cards sweep Apollo indoors
Blizzard hockey: Alex splits at La Crosse
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
Law Enforcement Scholarship Program begins
The Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016 is now accepting applications. The Minnesota Sheriff's Association (MSA) Board of Directors established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts...
September 7, 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
January 6, 2016
Local Foods College to return to Alexandria
The locavore movement – in which people eat food produced near their home to reduce their carbon footprint – is getting more and more popular. From field to fork, the average dinner has traveled 1,500 miles. When you buy direct from local farmers, your dollars stay within your...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Sing, my angel of music'
The stage is set. The theater is full. It is quiet, black, ominous, as a gavel bangs. The sharp sound echoes, springing the audience back to...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
Senior College kicks off on September 10
Fall is coming and with it comes anticipation of a new season of Senior College. Alexandria Technical and Community College’s (ATCC) Senior College will kick off its fall season with a free lecture by Dr. Jay Coggins, “The Economics of Climate Change.” It will be held on...
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2014
Graduates - Scholarships - Accomplishments
GRADUATES: The following students graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo in summer 2014. Alexandria: Jessa Huber, Bachelor of Science (BS), psychology. Brandon: Thomas Anderson, BS, agricultural economics; Chelsey Pizel, BS, agribusiness, honors. Garfield: Crystal...
September 9, 2014 - 1:13pm
Online learning expands at ATCC
The online college program at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) is expanding, thanks to the help of two Brandon-Evansville high...
September 9, 2014 - 11:35am
September 3, 2014
Graduates - Scholarships
GRADUATE: Alan Strom of Kensington graduated from Bemidji State University in summer 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in sports management. SCHOLARSHIP: Hannah Vickstrom, the daughter of Cletus and Linda Vickstrom of Alexandria, received the Benedictine Scholarship and the Sharon...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 17, 2013
4 reasons to plan your child's college funding wisely
Generation after generation, parents have taught their children to prepare for college now, which often means in elementary school or even earlier. These days, financial experts like John McDonough are giving parents the same advice. "Can you afford the college that will give them...
August 17, 2013 - 3:12pm
August 7, 2013
Senior College fall season kicks off September 10
Alexandria Technical and Community College's (ATCC) Senior College will kick off its season with Dr. Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota climatologist, on Tuesday, September 10 at 3:15 p.m. in Room 743 at ATCC. The kickoff is free and open to the public. Seeley will discuss climate...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
June 22, 2013
Tuition frozen for state colleges, universities
The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) approved an operating budget this week for fiscal 2014 that freezes undergraduate tuition at fiscal 2013 levels. This is the first of a two-year tuition freeze made possible by a $78 million appropriation...
June 22, 2013 - 10:16am
June 17, 2013
Four things parents should know before paying for college
From $20,000 to $65,000 a year - that's the tuition cost for one year of college, says John McDonough, a money expert who helps retirees and parents plan for their families' futures. "For the 2012-2013 academic year, the average cost for an in-state public college is $22,261. A moderate...
June 17, 2013 - 8:00am
May 8, 2013
ATCC Foundation sets memories in stone
The Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation opted for a change in scenery this year for its annual luncheon held in Alexandria...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 23, 2013
More high school students enrolling in AP courses
The 9th Annual Advanced Placement (AP) Report to the Nation was released by the College Board this week, showing that more Minnesota public high school graduates are enrolling in and passing college-level AP courses and exams. According to the report, 19.5 percent of U.S. public...
February 23, 2013 - 11:45am