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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Composting among new director's priorities
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
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Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
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On The Street
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
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
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
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
November 13, 2015
InnovateHer Competition seeks entrants
The West Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center (WC MN SBDC), which has a satellite location in Alexandria, is hosting a local InnovateHer Competition open to all entrepreneurs. National finalists will pitch their products and ideas to a panel of expert judges and compete...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am