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UPDATED: Vehicle and motorcycle collide in Miltona
Pilot dies in plane crash en route to Wisconsin air show
Access to close temporarily on Big Chippewa Lake
Alexandria students perform well on MCA tests
ATV rollover off County Road 14 sends two minors to hospital
Minnesota 17U Comets crowned champs at national tourney
Senior men's state baseball tourney hits area in late August
Talent abounds in 2016 Resorters
Local team finishes 1-2-3 at Grant County Fair's lawnmower demolition derby
Alex 13U youth baseball team wins Marshall tourney
Living in a terroristic world
Gospel crusade brings mission to Alexandria
Jazz band gives concert at Mount Carmel
Music, sweet music
Billy and the Willies will perform Aug. 4
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Jeri L. (Petterson) Harris
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
Ardelle Margaret Muzik
IT'S OUR TURN: Yellowstone memoirs – The impact of experience
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Helping people see truth is true compassion
LETTER: Repent your sins before it's too late
LETTER: Yes, let the truth be known
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Bell State Bank and Trust to simplify its name
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Hires and Promotions
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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
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