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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 11, 2015
Tech support scheme takes new angle
Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota is once again noting an uptick in reports of the tech support scam. Generally, this scheme is perpetrated over the phone: homeowners or business owners receive calls from “technicians” saying there’s a problem with...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2014
Computer and writing skills class offered
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free computer and writing skills class at ATCC. Classes will run Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Monday,...
September 9, 2014 - 1:05pm
December 12, 2012
Computer services offered at Douglas County Library
The Douglas County Library recently added an AWE Early Literacy Computer Station to the children's library. This computer has no Internet access and is bilingual, enabling kids to try games in English or test themselves by exploring the Spanish language option. The computer is...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2012
'Ransomware' locks up computers
A tricky new computer virus is making the rounds. Infected users see pop-up messages that claim to be from the FBI and threaten people with a fine or prison unless they pay up. The virus, meanwhile, locks up the computer, holding it and the user hostage, thus its name: ransomware. Computer...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Schools need technology upgrades
Technology in Alexandria School District 206 is ready for evolution. "At some point we will have to make some changes," said Kevin Brezina, technology director for the district. "What are we going to do in the next couple years?" At Monday's meeting of the District 206 School Board,...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
21st century computer skills training offered
Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) will host 21st Century Computer Skills Training on Wednesday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Class will be held at ATCC, Room 750. The course consists of 16 hours of course instruction. The first four hours will be instruction...
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Free basic computer and writing skills class offered at ATCC this summer
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free Basic Computer and Writing Skills class at ATCC this summer. Since this course is offered at...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
21st century computer skills training class offered
Do you need to develop or sharpen the computer skills necessary for today's workforce, without the pressure of earning a grade? If the answer is yes, then you don't want to miss the opportunity to participate in a computer skills class being offered in Alexandria. The course consists...
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 16, 2011
Klobuchar: Enhanced cyber security vital to economic, national security
Washington, D.C. - At a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing this week, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar called for improved cyber security measures in the United States to combat growing cyber threats and to safeguard critical technological infrastructure.
April 16, 2011 - 4:18pm
February 27, 2011
Survey: Nearly half of companies plan to increase use of tablet computers
With the business world being reshaped by mobile technologies, companies are moving to embrace the highly portable, Internet-linked tablet computer. Nearly half (49 percent) of CIOs in a recent survey said their companies will increase the use of tablets in the next two years. The...
February 27, 2011 - 10:23am