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UPDATED: Victim identified in fire; smoke detectors helped children escape
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Wrestling: Silverstreaks split at New London-Spicer Tri
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Boys basketball: Chargers roll to 2-0
Boys basketball: Turnovers haunt Ashby in home-opener
Gymnastics: Cardinals lose close one to Brainerd in home opener
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Harriet M. Johnson
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 1, 2016
Home study courses focus on cow/calf production
The University of Minnesota Beef Team is offering two online home study courses this summer, titled "Introduction to Cow/Calf Nutrition" and "Health Management for the Cow/Calf Herd." Courses focus on practical applications of topics through all phases of cow/calf production. Each...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
September 4, 2014
Alpha Course to explore basics of Christianity
What is the meaning of life? Who is Jesus? Why did Jesus die? How should I read the Bible? The Alpha Course, a 10-week course geared toward new and long-time Christians and those interested in investigating Christianity, will explore these questions and more. A preview dinner will...
September 4, 2014 - 2:14pm
September 18, 2013
Car passenger safety course to be taught September 19
A car passenger safety course will be held Thursday, September 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC). Minnesota legislation requires all foster care and child care providers who transport children younger than age 9 to complete three hours of training...
September 18, 2013 - 6:37am
August 21, 2013
55+ driver improvement courses offered in September
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer three 55+ Driver Improvement four-hour refresher courses. They will be held the following days: Tuesday, September 10, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road Southeast, Alexandria. Wednesday, September 11, 6 to 10 p.m.,...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Hanson cards double eagle at Geneva
Alexandria's Grant Hanson has never carded a hole-in-one before, but he did something even rarer after recording a double eagle on the Marsh's par-5 ninth hole at the Geneva Golf Club last Thursday night. Hanson, the head professional at Geneva, was playing with Ken Jensen, Todd...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
Educative craft course to be offered
A Make and Take course will be held on Monday, January 14 at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) in Alexandria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor Melisa Schueler will facilitate the evening of quick, easy to make, age appropriate activities. Participants will explore...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
September 26, 2012
Chronic disease and self-management course offered
CentraCare Health System, Long Prairie, is offering a six week Chronic Disease and Self-Management course starting October 10. This course, taught by two certified registered nurses at CentraCare Health System, Long Prairie, will help participants cope with chronic diseases such...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Challenge in the air
Workers at Luther Crest Bible Camp wanted to create something on site that would be a draw to the Alexandria community as a whole. That's what...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Free healthcare prep course 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 healthcare prep course at ATCC this summer. Since this course is being offered at no cost to the...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Business of play and learning course offered in Alexandria
A business of play and learning course will be held Monday, April 23 at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor Joan Thompson will focus on how children come to know and understand their world through play. This course will cover basic...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Driver improvement refresher course offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer the following 55+ driver improvement four-hour refresher courses: Tuesday, April 13 - 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School in Parkers Prairie. Thursday, April 15 - 5 to 9 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, Alexandria. The...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
New class option gives Osakis students a jump start on their future
As many students struggle to find the money for college, some at Osakis High School (OHS) are taking a course that will set them right in the...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
Free pre-healthcare, nursing course offered
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Rural MN CEP and Alexandria Technical College (ATC) to offer a free pre-healthcare/nursing course at ATC this winter. Since this nine-week course is being offered...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2009
Parish nurse preparation course set
The Parish Nurse Center of Concordia College in Moorhead will offer a basic parish nurse preparation course at Mt.
September 11, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Driver improvement program offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on the following days: June 16 and 17 - an eight-hour full course from 6 to 10 p.m. each night at Parkers Prairie High School, Room 113, Highway 29, Parkers Prairie. June 23 - a four-hour refresher...
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am