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Willmar lays drowned boys to rest
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors for sex
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 29
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
'Oh I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener ...'
Girls track: Alex's historic season honored
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Track: Osakis programs chock-full of honorees
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
Baseball: Hittle, Anderson named Cards' MVPs
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Warren V. Meissner
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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...
opinion / columns
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...
country / extension
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...
opinion / columns
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...
Life / school
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...
Life / school
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...
Life / school
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...
News / school
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
November 28, 2012
Collegiate DECA students participate in club activities
November is National Collegiate DECA month, and the Alexandria Technical and Community College Collegiate DECA students performed their annual...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 13, 2012
College Application Week offers tips for students
To acknowledge and highlight the importance of high school students being prepared to apply to colleges, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed the week of November 12 -16, 2012, as the second annual College Application Week.
November 13, 2012 - 10:15am