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Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Mediation to begin today over veto by Gov. Dayton
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Volleyball: Knights surrender to Frazee in three sets
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Betty Ruth Berry
Sharon L. Thoennes
Barbara J. Lee
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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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
August 9, 2013
District 206 begins recruiting efforts for learning academies
Alexandria School District 206 recently launched efforts to partner with community leaders on the new learning academies concept. During a meeting...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Cyber Safety and Theory of Mind presentations scheduled for October 30
Diversity Resource Action Alliance (DRAA), in partnership with Alexandria District 206, will sponsor two presentations, Cyber Safety and Theory of Mind, on Tuesday, October 30. These events are free and open to the public. Cyber Safety: Catching up with High Tech Kids in a High Tech...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
District 206 to honor Hall of Fame inductees
The sixth annual Alexandria School District 206 Alumni Hall of Fame recognition luncheon and celebration is set for Friday, September 21 from...
September 14, 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
August 8, 2012
District 206 back-to-school packets available soon
Back-to-school packets with teacher assignments and/or student schedules can be picked up at your child's school on the dates noted in the pullout box. Since opening day for fall sports is Monday, August 13, students are welcome to stop by the office when they are at the building...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am