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Two injured when pickup hits buggy in Todd County
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, July 24
Council votes to censure Batesole
Dancing ordinance is on the way out
Legislators honored at council meeting
Local teams ready to compete for Region 16C title
Resorters veteran wins MGA Amateur Championship
Bison Bound: Brock Anderson commits to NDSU
Moorhead wins Substate 14 title over Bemidji
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
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
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
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 20, 2017
Architect discusses B-E design costs
How the costs came to be for the proposed new $38.75 million Brandon-Evansville K-12 school was just one of the items discussed at a school board...
July 20, 2017 - 11:10pm
July 17, 2017
Analyst provides estimate on tax impact of new B-E school
The annual estimated tax impact for the $38.75 million referendum for the proposed new Brandon-Evansville K-12 School could be less than a dollar...
July 17, 2017 - 11:05pm
July 13, 2017
Bremer Foundation grant helps with Miltona playground
The Miltona Science Magnet School received $75,000 from the Otto Bremer Trust to help pay for its new playground, recently installed by community members and volunteers. Miltona was one of 13 organizations in western and south-central Minnesota given more than $550,000. During its...
July 13, 2017 - 3:53pm
June 29, 2017
B-E concerned citizens group 'in limbo'
There were more questions and concerns than answers at Thursday night's meeting of the "concerned citizens committee." The group, who is against...
June 29, 2017 - 11:12pm
June 28, 2017
Making space for student creativity
In my last column, I talked about specific competencies that are equally important as academic proficiency.They are referred to as the 4Cs: Critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity.
June 28, 2017 - 10:20am
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
A group of community members who are against the proposed $38.75 million bond referendum for a new K-12 school in the Brandon-Evansville School District are taking matters into their own hands. At a meeting Thursday night in Evansville, the group, which is now referring to themselves...
June 28, 2017 - 8:00am
June 26, 2017
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Some children build blanket forts, others build floating heads. A group of fifth-grade girls from Lincoln Elementary School recently created...
June 26, 2017 - 6:14am
June 24, 2017
Eagle Valley School District dissolves
The Eagle Valley School District, which includes the towns of Clarissa and Eagle Bend in Todd County, will be dissolved as of June 30. Because a portion of the district borders the Alexandria School District, the Alexandria School Board had to take action regarding the dissolution....
June 24, 2017 - 6:26am
June 22, 2017
A 'case' study at engineering camp
A group of students walked away from Alexandria Technical and Community College on Thursday, June 15. with a Fitbit case, but it didn't come...
June 22, 2017 - 6:35am
June 21, 2017
Tuition rising 1 percent at state colleges
ST. PAUL — Tuition will rise by 3.9 percent at state universities and 1 percent at state colleges, including Alexandria Technical and Community College, but a rate freeze will follow in 2018-19. The seven universities on average will charge $7,289 for full-time tuition next...
June 21, 2017 - 7:01pm
Colorful for a cause: Fundraiser for Kensington playground takes place during Runestone Days
Colors flew and kids got messy during Kensington Runestone Days, to help fund Kensington's latest project: a new playground. Proceeds from...
June 21, 2017 - 3:22pm
June 20, 2017
Univ. of Minn. tuition to rise 2 percent for residents, 12.5 percent for non-residents
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota will raise tuition this fall at its Twin Cities campus by 2 percent for Minnesota residents and 12.5...
June 20, 2017 - 7:11pm
June 19, 2017
Petition aims to stop B-E school vote
A petition, already signed by more than 350 community members, is in the works against the proposed Brandon-Evansville school project. Jana...
June 19, 2017 - 11:48pm
June 18, 2017
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
Never underestimate the power one choice can have on the direction of your life. About 12 years ago, my wife and I made one of those decisions when we decided to homeschool our son. At the time, we weren't really sure what to do, other than that we knew we wanted to avoid the public...
June 18, 2017 - 6:50am
June 13, 2017
Schmidt answers more questions about B-E school project
With a referendum vote for a proposed new K-12 Brandon-Evansville School just three months away, there are still lots of questions community...
June 13, 2017 - 9:52am