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Movie star, film crew visit Alexandria
Updated: Bail set for suspects in connection with Forada assault
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20
Central Minnesota motorcyclist identified as victim in SD crash
Paying respect to one of their own
Boys golf: Cardinals trying to put it all together after Brainerd steals one at AGC
Girls golf: Silverstreaks are conference champs
Boys golf: Osakis finishes fifth in CMC
Baseball: Merritt's one-hitter leads B-E over Hancock
Girls golf: Cardinals take another CLC meet
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
Frances V. (Detmers) Kay
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
John "Jack" Burns
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
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
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
On The Street
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April 11, 2018
Tech and transport team up: Two-phase transportation plan has student safety as focus
Sending children off on the school bus can be an unsettling experience, especially for parents with young children. Technology and transportation...
April 11, 2018 - 6:44am
April 5, 2018
Miltona school plans explored
Plans for an addition at the Miltona Science Magnet Elementary School have elicited some pushback from the community, due to concerns about...
April 5, 2018 - 9:45am
March 20, 2018
Alexandria School Board adopts primary election system resolution
If necessary, primaries could now be held at District 206 schools, as the Alexandria School Board adopted the primary election system resolution at its Monday, March 19, meeting. Adopting the resolution makes the Alexandria Public School District subject to the primary election...
March 20, 2018 - 11:34am
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