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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 23
Three teams qualify for global finals
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Baseball: Olson’s homer sparks B-E, but Eagles hold on
Baseball: Cardinals look toward the playoffs after a CLC title
Softball: WCA captures subsection crown with matching 7-3 wins
Horseshoe League standings: Week one
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Marjorie A. Marso
Richard Matthew Suchy
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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January 18, 2018
Competitors unleash their chants in Moorhead in attempt to become state's top auctioneer
MOORHEAD — The Courtyard by Marriott was full of speedy, singsongy sales pitches known as chants Thursday, Jan. 18, during the 30th annual...
January 18, 2018 - 8:56pm
May 8, 2017
Fifth grade Math Masters teams claim second, third at regionals
Eleven Alexandria Public Schools fifth grade student teams competed in the regional Math Masters competition in Alexandria on April 21. A total...
May 8, 2017 - 8:24am
April 7, 2017
Letter: Open your eyes to possibilities
To the editor: In addition to John Stone's important facts (Echo Press, Opinion Page, In the Know, March 15), I'll write about objectivism. Nobody disagrees with the concept that more competition equals lower prices, yet the only government entity that follows that concept is the...
April 7, 2017 - 2:29pm
April 5, 2017
Destination Imagination teams compete at regionals
Ten Destination Imagination teams representing Alexandria Public Schools recently competed in the Minnesota Regional Competition in Moorhead....
April 5, 2017 - 11:48am
March 29, 2017
DECA students finish strong at state competition
Alexandria Area High School DECA had 86 students compete in the State DECA competition on March 19-21. The competition featured 61 different...
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
March 15, 2017
Discovery Middle School Mathcounts takes first at regionals
The Discovery Middle School Mathcounts team traveled to Moorhead in February to participate in the regional competition. The Discovery team took...
March 15, 2017 - 8:00am
February 8, 2017
Tech college, high school team up for DECA competition
Ninety Alexandria Technical and Community College Business and Marketing students, along with 119 members of Alexandria Area High School Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), competed in the 11th annual DECA competition at ATCC on Jan. 26. Students participated in a wide...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
December 23, 2016
COMMENTARY: Ensuring competition benefits farmers and consumers
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota In Minnesota, we are proud of our farmers and farming communities. While most people know us as the land of 10,000 lakes, we have nearly 75,000 farms and are fifth in the nation in agricultural production. We also are home to many agricultural...
December 23, 2016 - 9:00am
April 15, 2016
Alexandria to host Visual Arts competition
The Alexandria Area High School will host the Minnesota State High School League Visual Arts competition on Friday, April 22. More than 150 students are expected to attend from high schools in Alexandria, Becker, Fergus Falls, Little Falls, Monticello, Moorhead, Sartell-St. Stephen,...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Alex robotics team attends regional competition in first year
The first-year Alexandria Robotics team 3313 attended its regional competition on March 3-5 in Duluth. This year’s challenge in the competition,...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
Brandon-Evansville students attend visual arts festival
Fifteen Brandon-Evansville students in grades eight to 12 who sent artwork for the Minnesota State High School League's (MSHSL) Regional Visual...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 23, 2016
Students compete at state DECA competition
Twenty Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) students competed in the 2016 State DECA competition in Brooklyn Park Feb. 18-19. Each...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
ATCC students dominate advertising competition
The Central Minnesota Advertising Federation announced student award winners at the Regency Event Center. Communication Art and Design students of Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) received 56 of 79 total awards, including all three Judges Choices and the Best of Show....
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Alexandria places first in subsection one act competition
Alexandria students were among area students from six schools who met in Alexandria to compete in the 8AA subsection one act play event on Jan....
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 27, 2016
Triple A Award competitors selected
Abbie Biegner and Matt Bittmann, seniors at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS), were nominated to represent their school in the Academics, Arts...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am