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5 charged for holding pregnant Minnesota woman at gunpoint who they thought was meth dealer
For the record
Burglary, chase suspect sentenced
Soul of a surfer
Highway 114 near Garfield to close
Junior Legion state baseball: Alexandria takes lessons from 0-2 trip
Local teams ready to compete for Region 16C title
Resorters veteran wins MGA Amateur Championship
Bison Bound: Brock Anderson commits to NDSU
A wish come true for Kennedi Hay
A sweet setup to fight cancer
Garden concert features New Orleans sound
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Big smallmouth caught on Miltona
Equipment switch does the trick
A sunny day on Cowdry
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Steven Brian Ignowski
Shirley Ann Faehnrich
Alvin E. Sibell
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Letter: Medicaid cuts hurt rural seniors
Echo Press Editorial: Keep school debate on the high road
Commentary: Memories of a heroes' welcome home
In The Know: Preparing for emergencies
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
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On The Street
March 31, 2017
Find out 'whodonut' in Discovery Middle School spring play
The Discovery Middle School theater department will present "Whodonut," an 80s-style school mystery for all ages, on Friday, March 31, at 6 p.m....
March 31, 2017 - 9:00am
March 15, 2017
Discovery Middle School Mathcounts takes first at regionals
The Discovery Middle School Mathcounts team traveled to Moorhead in February to participate in the regional competition. The Discovery team took...
March 15, 2017 - 8:00am
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