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Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
Rollover crash reported in Pope County
Historical Society Bake Sale held Friday
Commercial sex industry survivor speaks at Alexandria Area High School
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 1
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Gymnastics: Cards fall at state-ranked Melrose
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie cruises to 2-0
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Jaguars in road opener
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Alyce L. Hanson
Julia I. Springer
Ann C. Ebsen
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
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
Tips for container-grown succulents
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
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Discovery Middle School
February 19, 2014
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
October 10, 2012
Discovery parent-teacher conferences scheduled
Discovery Middle School will hold fall student-parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, October 11 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., on Monday, October 15 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, October 17 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Fall conferences will be held with home base advisors, but there...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Discovery Middle School to host orientation
Discovery Middle School will host an orientation session for all incoming seventh graders and new eighth and ninth graders (to District #206) on Wednesday, August 29. Seventh grade students with green schedules will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Seventh grade students with blue schedules...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Discovery Middle School Honor Roll
Following are the Discovery Middle School students named to the fourth quarter Gold Card honor roll for earning grade point averages of 3.67 or higher: 9th grade Natalie Amundson, Kaden Anderson, Easton Athmann, Jacob Bear, Courtney Bitzan, Daniel Bormann, Carl Branch, Eric Branch,...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
9th graders take part in career day
When out and about in Alexandria and the surrounding area on Wednesday, May 9, you may notice something a bit out of the ordinary. It may be a Discovery Middle School (DMS) 9th grader who greets you as you drop into a local business. The DMS freshman class will be out experiencing...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Come and browse in the Little Shop of Horrors
Rehearsals are under way for the Jefferson High School (JHS) musical, Little Shop of Horrors. The play tells the story of Seymour Krelbourn,...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am