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Driver dies after semi leaves I-94, strikes trees
Surprise donation covers vet bill
Fishing for a Cure helps cancer fighters
Car hits ambulance in Pope County, five injured
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
Wrestling: Alexandria season comes to a close in first round of sections
Gymnastics: Cards take third at sections, named academic champs
NA3HL: Breezy Point sweeps Blizzard with two shootout wins
Basketball scores from Friday, Feb. 17
Boys Basketball: Lakers lose close battle against Sauk Centre
How spiritual life begins
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Alexandria Covenant Church's GriefShare begins Feb. 21
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
Free fishing: Ice angling program for vets, kids coming to Alexandria
Dorene R. Ost
Marcella Martha Brendle
Perry L. Butcher
Cody M. Larson
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
LETTER: Project was seriously flawed
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
LETTER: Travel ban is personal
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Outwintering Field Day includes tours of Morris dairy herd
Announcing extension intern positions
MDA encourages farmers to participate in nutrient initiative
Farm Storage Facility Loan program expands
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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