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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
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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
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
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COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
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IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
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
Discovery Middle School
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
April 13, 2012
District 206 presents 3rd annual Eco Fair
Alexandria School District 206, in cooperation with local businesses and organizations, will host the 3rd annual Community Eco Fair on Thursday, April 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Discovery Middle School.
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Bittmann finishes 4th statewide
The top 100 geography bee students from across Minnesota competed at the 2012 Minnesota Geographic bee on Friday, March 30 at St. Cloud State University. Two Alexandria District 206 students participated - Matthew Bittmann, an 8th grader at Discovery Middle School, and Wil Kopp,...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Student Showcase winners announced
The student talent was displayed everywhere at Discovery Middle School (DMS) on March 15 during the third annual Student Showcase celebration. The...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am