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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 28, 2016
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
Parents and their children are invited to attend Big Vehicle Day, sponsored by Early Childhood Family Education Advisory Board, on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Woodland Elementary School playground in Alexandria. All families are welcome. Vehicle owners and drivers volunteer...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2016
Options available for early childhood education
Parents of young children want options when it comes to preschool. According to Lynn Jenc, Community Education director for Alexandria School District 206, they also want quality education that is affordable. A structured curriculum is also important, along with up-to-date technology...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Watching wildlife wonders
Osakis Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) recently got out of the classroom and went on educational adventures around the area. First, 115...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Embrace love of reading at ECFE event
February is Love of Reading Month. To celebrate, Alexandria Public Schools is hosting a free family event. All are invited to the Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) event on Sunday, Feb. 14 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Douglas County Library and Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) gym,...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
District 206 ECFE celebrates 27 years
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) has been a part of District 206 for 27 years. The program offers parenting education and early childhood...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
ECFE to host free event February 17
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is hosting a free family event on Sunday, February 17 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Library and Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) gym in Alexandria. Attendees will be able to run and play in the LAR gym as well as enjoy story time...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Big Vehicle Day to kick off at new locale
Hosted by early childhood family education, Big Vehicle Day is back this year with a brand new location: Woodland Elementary School playground,...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
ECFE hosts Halloween event for preschoolers
Early Childhood Family Education and School Readiness invites families with preschool children to a Halloween fun event and silent auction. It will be held at Woodland Elementary School gymnasium in Alexandria on Sunday, October 31 from 2 to 5 p.m. Only one family member needs to...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Class offered for 2-year-olds, adults
Beginning September 20, District 206 Early Childhood Family Education in Alexandria is offering a class on Mondays for 2-year-olds and their parents or grandparents from 9:15-11:15 a.m. The cost is a sliding fee based on family income. Join with your child for an experience together...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2009
Hatching some Halloween fun
Nyla Klein, 2, of Alexandria and her mother, Tara, enjoyed one of the stations at the Early Childhood Family Education Halloween party Saturday...
November 4, 2009 - 12:05am