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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Minnesota teenager dies after being dragged by vehicle
Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
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
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
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
August 24, 2016
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Discovery Middle School (DMS) in Alexandria will host an orientation for all incoming sixth graders on Wednesday, Aug. 31, using the following schedule: 3:30 to 4 p.m. Students with yellow schedules. 4 to 4:30 p.m. Students with pink schedules. 4:30 to 5 p.m. Students with purple...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
DMS to hold student-parent-teacher conferences
Discovery Middle School in Alexandria will hold spring student-parent-teacher conferences on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 4 to 7:30 p.m. These conferences will be informal and will not be scheduled as they were in the fall. Students and parents will meet with...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
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
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
December 24, 2010
Compromise reached over DMS cuts
School District 206 administrators and school board members listened when teachers, students and parents voiced concerns over a proposed change...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 25, 2010
DMS 9th graders present 'Journey to the World's Edge
Discovery Middle School (DMS) 9th graders will present this year's 9th grade play, Journey to the World's Edge, an Irish folk tale. Performances...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Fewer options at DMS?
Alexandria School District 206 will face some tough decisions in the upcoming months.
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
DMS students named to honor choir
Four students from Discovery Middle School in Alexandria were named to the American Choral Directors Association State Honor Choir. They include...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
Knowledge Bowl team fared well at first meet
The Discovery Middle School (DMS) Knowledge Bowl team recently participated at the Central Lakes Cooperative's first junior high meet in Fergus Falls. The team placed first in every round and scored the highest overall score in junior high competition. Knowledge Bowl is an academic...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
Free concert about relationships to be presented at Discovery Middle School
One Voice Mixed Chorus, Minnesota's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT) and straight allies chorus, will present a concert, "Love Dares Speak its Name," at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria on Friday, November 12 at 7 p.m. Through music ranging from Broadway ballads and...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
DMS schedules fall conferences
Discovery Middle School (DMS) will hold fall student-parent-teacher conferences on Monday, October 11 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, October 18 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, October 20 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Fall conferences will be held with homebase advisors, but there will...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
DMS students set the pace
Each year, the Discovery Middle School physical education department conducts "pacer tests" with 7th graders. The pacer test is a rigorous test...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Ten students at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria ended the year with perfect attendance, including (back row, left to right) Morgan Hauer,...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Gass, Welle honored for perfect attendance
Andrew Gass and Alyssa Welle, students at Discovery Middle School (DMS) in Alexandria, were rewarded for not missing a single day of school this year. Both will represent DMS at a Twins baseball game on Saturday, May 29. Gass, an 8th grader, was chosen for the honor from a small...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
DMS 7th grade morning choir, band concert set
The Discovery Middle School 7th grade morning choir and 7th grade band will perform a concert on Tuesday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the school gymnasium....
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am