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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
Discovery Middle School
April 25, 2014
Eco Fair offers hands-on, feet-on learning
Students dig into lessons about Earth, nature and the environment
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
April 16, 2014
Local students compete at St. Cloud math contest
Fifty-seven 7th-12th graders from Discovery Middle School (DMS) and Jefferson High School (JHS), both in Alexandria, competed in the St. Cloud...
April 16, 2014 - 12:00am
March 19, 2014
Students participate in choir festival
Twenty-two students in grades 7-9 from Discovery Middle School in Alexandria participated in the West Central Middle Level Choir Festival in Barrett on Thursday, February 27. Seven schools were involved in the event. All students were auditioned and earned a spot to perform with...
March 19, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Students chosen to participate in state honor band
Alexandria Discovery Middle School students Rochelle Feiler, 8th grade, flute, and Ki Blaser, 7th grade, French horn, were selected for membership...
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
February 19, 2014
Discovery Middle School math league team finishes season in second
The Discovery Middle School (DMS) Junior High Math League recently completed its 2013-14 season. Discovery red took second place out of eight...
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
Discovery Middle School honor roll
GOLD CARD The following students were named to the second quarter Gold Card honor roll at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria for earning grade point averages of 3.67 or higher. 9TH GRADE Blake Anderson, Elise Anderson, Emily Berger, Chantell Bergquist, Benjamin Bogart, Jade...
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
February 12, 2014
Discovery Middle School to hold parent teacher conferences
Discovery Middle School (DMS) in Alexandria will hold second semester student-parent -teacher conferences for grades 7 and 8 only on Monday, February 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 4 to 7:30 p.m. Conferences will be held in teacher’s classrooms. There is no school for grades...
February 12, 2014 - 12:00am
January 8, 2014
Students learn cake decorating techniques
The 9th grade regional foods class at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria got a lesson on baking from Judy Krause. Krause talked to the students...
January 8, 2014 - 1:08am
December 10, 2013
Discovery student earns first at chess tournament
J.J. Foster, the son of Sean and Shelli-Kae Foster and a student at Discovery Middle School in Akexandria, claimed first place honors in the under 1800 section at the Bloomington Open Chess Tournament on Saturday, November 9. The event attracted some of the finest chess players in...
December 10, 2013 - 9:46pm
November 26, 2013
‘And a Child Shall Lead’ to hit the DMS stage
For the last 9th grade play at Discovery Middle School (DMS) in Alexandria, students will perform And a Child Shall Lead, written by Michael...
November 26, 2013 - 9:10am
Discovery Middle School honor roll
GOLD CARD The following students were named to the first quarter Gold Card honor roll at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria for earning grade point averages of 3.67 or higher. 9TH GRADE Blake Anderson, Elise Anderson, Emily Berger, Chantell Bergquist, Benjamin Bogart, Jade Bollman,...
November 26, 2013 - 9:07am
November 20, 2013
New Alexandria robotics team excels at tournament
The Alexandria Discovery Middle School (DMS) robotics team members took part in a tournament this past Saturday at Eagan High School and described...
November 20, 2013 - 8:39am
October 2, 2013
Students learn from culinary expert
Amanda Whities of the Art Institute in Minneapolis visited students in Tanya Jensen’s family and consumer science classes at both Discovery...
October 2, 2013 - 1:51pm
September 24, 2013
Students learn about organic and local food at From Your Garden lab
Alexandria students recently learned the importance of sustainable, organic and local food through a hands-on “From Your Garden” lab that...
September 24, 2013 - 10:52am
Travels in Jordan and Syria to be featured
Alexandria Community Education is offering the class “On the Road to Damascus: Travels in Jordan and Syria” on Thursday, October 3 at 7 p.m. at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. This class was rescheduled from an earlier date. Jordan and Syria are part of the Fertile Crescent,...
September 24, 2013 - 10:31am