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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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May 11, 2017
Young 'Geniuses' keep computers running for Discovery Middle School
With a tiny screwdriver in his hands, Dylan Nelson set out to put back together a Chromebook he was in the process of rebuilding. A couple of...
May 11, 2017 - 4:00am
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