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Osakis ECFE dance set for tonight, March 19
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18
Parent company of Douglas buys packaging business
Meeting will discuss Glenwood road construction project
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Blizzard hockey: New Ulm wins game three to end Alexandria's season
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Evavold joins Echo Press staff
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
hires and promotions
on the street
February 27, 2018
Addition onto Miltona Elementary in the works
The Alexandria School District is looking at building an addition onto Miltona Science Magnet Elementary School. The move is part of the district's innovation projects. The goal of these projects is to think differently about spaces in school buildings and how they can be used to...
February 27, 2018 - 8:11am
January 31, 2018
Superintendent salary to increase to $178,000 by 2021
A contract approved by the Alexandria School Board will increase the annual salary of the school district's leader to $178,000 by 2021. At...
January 31, 2018 - 2:48pm
December 22, 2017
Refinancing saves school district $6.9 million
Taxpayers will save an estimated $6.9 million in coming years, thanks to the refinancing of school building bonds from the construction of the...
December 22, 2017 - 4:14pm
December 19, 2017
After a one-year dip, school district approves levy increase
Those who reside in the Alexandria school district are likely aware that property taxes are rising next year. The nearly 23 percent increase was approved at the annual Truth in Taxation meeting during the Monday, Dec. 18, meeting of the Alexandria School Board. The information...
December 19, 2017 - 8:20am
December 18, 2017
YOU ASKED: What's the policy for overdue lunch accounts?
In light of recent media attention given to lunch shaming — the act of calling students out for having a low lunch account balance —...
December 18, 2017 - 6:59am
April 5, 2017
Why do teachers quit?
One of the ways to ease the burden of recruiting teachers is to hang on to the teachers already in the classroom. Research indicates that on...
April 5, 2017 - 7:55am
A shrinking pool of teachers
Several years ago in the Alexandria School District, if elementary teacher positions opened up, there would be more than 500 applicants. This...
April 5, 2017 - 12:00am
February 8, 2017
It's time for kindergarten registration at Alexandria Public Schools
Alexandria Public Schools will host kindergarten registration events for parents with a child ready to attend kindergarten in the fall. To be...
February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
January 31, 2017
More than mentorship
Patti Eckhoff is the mother of two sons. But she says it's almost as if she has a daughter as well, due to her involvement in the Alexandria...
January 31, 2017 - 8:07am
November 25, 2016
Higher standards for dual-credit classes
Nearly half of all teachers in the Alexandria School District hold a master's degree. But credentialing requirements now being enforced by the...
November 25, 2016 - 6:00am
Track and field meet draws 600 students
District 206 held its Elementary Track and Field meet last week, with fifth graders competing on Thursday and fourth graders on Friday. The weather...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Students participate in regional honor band
Eleven District 206 band students participated in the 2016 Minnesota Band Director's Association NW regional honor band festival on Saturday,...
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
September 25, 2015
Bid awarded for high school agriculture center
District 206 board al-so set levy maximum
September 25, 2015 - 12:00am
June 17, 2015
Youth inspired by the outdoors
‘What’s in your back yard?’ class offered by Community Education
June 17, 2015 - 12:00am
June 16, 2015
Alexandria school board approves budget, strategic plan
District members thank Quist
June 16, 2015 - 10:24am