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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
ATV safety training offered to youth
Out and About: VBA Home Tour
Volleyball: Chargers swept in season opener at Henning
Girls tennis: Cards continue unbeaten streak at Sartell
From Oman to Alex: Walker steps in as head swim coach
Experience to lean on: Cards welcome back plenty of talent on the gridiron
Boys soccer must replace top offensive threats
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
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