Weather Forecast



June 24, 2016
Board of Regents members (left to right) Tom Anderson, Abdul Omarie and Laura Brod participate in a board meeting.
An Alexandria voice at the U of M
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
June 6, 2016
play button
AgweekTV: First ag genotyping lab in US opens at NDSU
June 6, 2016 - 6:00am
June 1, 2016
Dr. Thomas Flaig
Alexandria Education Foundation honors four alumni
June 1, 2016 - 11:53am
March 23, 2016
Northstar Christian Academy board members throw the first shovels of dirt at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new school Wednesday. Pictured (left to right) are DuWayne Paul, Deb Eigen, Tim Cullen, Fred Townsend, Keith Anderson, Doug Gerin, Mark Jenson and Brent Smith. The Northstar Christian Academy site is just to the north of Alexandria Area High School. (Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
Building begins at NorthStar Academy
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Local grad rates remain above state average
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
Loaded with lush lettuce, the Tower Garden at Edgewood Vista in Alexandria was harvested March 3 for salads served to residents that day. (Contributed photo)
Aeroponic gardens sprouting healthy living lessons
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Mark French (left), president of the Minnesota Elementary School Principals Association, presents the Minnesota School of Excellence Award to Donna Evink (center), first grade teacher, and Amy Revering (right), fifth grade teacher at Miltona Science Magnet School Friday afternoon. (Photo by Amy Chaffins, Echo Press)
Miltona Science Magnet named 'School of Excellence'
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Radiothon raises more than $42,000 to prevent child abuse
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 26, 2015
LETTER: Where are the smarts?
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
NorthStar Christian Academy board members Brent Smith (left) and DuWayne Paul answer questions about the new school during Tuesday’s forum at the Douglas County Library’s meeting room. (Photo by Al Edenloff, Echo Press)
Q & A on the new school
November 20, 2015 - 8:41am
November 11, 2015
School board prepares for impact of NorthStar Christian Academy
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 8, 2015
Osakis Public School was buzzing with activity Tuesday morning as buses dropped off students for the first day of school. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Osakis students start brand new year
September 8, 2015 - 2:53pm
March 18, 2015
Teacher bill moves ahead
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
February 4, 2015
Adam Aaberg (right), a welding trainer at WASP in Glenwood, helps Jacob Levasseur use a welding simulator. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
A glimpse into career possibilities
February 4, 2015 - 12:00am
January 6, 2015
With his son Eric at his side, holding grandson Hugo, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is sworn in for his second term by Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea during inauguration ceremonies in St. Paul's Landmark Center on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Dayton urges 'one Minnesota'
January 6, 2015 - 7:45am