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Best of the Lakes Area Landscaping/Irrigation
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Best of the Lakes Area Outdoor Dining
Students advance in taekwondo careers
Boys Swimming & Diving: Alex breaks records in Sauk Centre
Wrestling: Knights fall to Wolves in dual
Girls basketball: Knights 4-2 after Ashby win
Boys basketball: Slow start dooms Chargers at Hillcrest
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
Linda L. Moske
EDITORIAL: Area needs a homeless shelter
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
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April 12, 2017
Kelly Radi hosts book discussion event
Minnesota author and public speaker Kelly Radi will host a book discussion and signing on her book "Out to Sea: A Parents' Survival Guide to the Freshman Voyage" on Thursday, April 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at 3rd Avenue Bean in Alexandria. The book helps parents navigate both the practical...
April 12, 2017 - 6:47am
March 10, 2017
ATCC students compete at state DECA competition
Twenty-seven Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) students competed in the 2017 State Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) competition in Brooklyn Park. Each student participated in two events. Twenty students and five teams from ATCC were top eight finalists...
March 10, 2017 - 10:00am
January 27, 2017
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association names scholarship winners
Six scholarships totaling $3,500 were recently awarded by Tri-State Manufacturers' Association. Six individuals, each pursuing a post-secondary education in a manufacturing-related field, received awards ranging from $250 to $1,000.
January 27, 2017 - 11:00am
September 28, 2016
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 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