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Out and About: Osakis Festival (with video)
Law enforcement blotter: June 30, 2015
Motorcycle fatalities on the rise
Great showing at Awake the Lakes Ribfest
Old TVs, computers are gone in a flash
Hartmann reflects on 22 years
Sports schedule for Wednesday, July 1
Alex Legion splits at Detroit Lakes
Alex closes season's first-half with offensive clinic
Osakis hosts 35th Lions Walleye Tourney
Annual tour features garden beauty
How will you celebrate the Fourth?
Music in the Gardens features Americana music
Take a Master Gardeners bus tour
Kortni Botzet 5K set for July 11
Wedding - Roers and Bergquist Welch
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 23, 2015
Engaged - Kerns and Hvezda
Engaged - Warren and Gustafson
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 14, 2015
Low-profile lurking mystery snails are in local lakes
Eagles Point access to close on Minnewaska
Walleyes on the move - finesse style
Bowfishing Challenge brings in 20 boats
Debra Piekarski, 61
Richard Schoeneck, 49
Artie Ommen, 90
Gary Becker, 59
Harold Becher, 87
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t let money doom your relationship
Observations from the archives, 1965: Alexandria Rotary sponsors new Glenwood club
In the Know: What’s with all the purple in town?
Sign up now for Senior Center Fun Run
Basics of supply and demand drive job market
Tour local farms during Festival of Farms
Partially hydrogenated oils to phase out of food
Follow precautions when spraying for soybean aphids
Gardening Tips: Conserve time and water while growing gardens
Organic farms happy to host commercial hives
Lind Family Funeral opens in Alexandria
Dr. Alan Quam DDS practice changes hands
Alexandria ranked 10th best place to start a business
Business legal advice available
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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,...
life / school
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...
Library / life
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...
news / state
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,...
news / school
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...
business / news
February 27, 2011 - 10:23am