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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Oct. 24
Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
A fast start: Mountain biking club finds success in first season
Alex Horseshoe League hands out 2016 awards
Benson: Heavy at the top, but opportunity awaits at NBA playoff fringe
Geneva hosts Parent-Child golf tourney
U.S. Bank to host Minnesota Football Showcase
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
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Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
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The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
January 15, 2014
Healthy living coach addresses students
Drea Eidsvold of Alexandria, owner of LEAN by Drea, recently visited Tanya Jensen’s food and nutrition class at Jefferson High School in Alexandria....
January 15, 2014 - 8:47am
January 9, 2014
Changes proposed for school start and end times
Younger children would start school earlier; teens could sleep in later
January 9, 2014 - 10:32pm
January 8, 2014
Students learn cake decorating techniques
The 9th grade regional foods class at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria got a lesson on baking from Judy Krause. Krause talked to the students...
January 8, 2014 - 1:08am
January 2, 2014
Safe Routes to School grant funds available
Minnesota schools and their partners are invited to apply for Safe Routes to School grant funds for projects that will help more children safely walk and bicycle to school. Applications are due Friday, January 31 and are available at www.mndot.gov/saferoutes/. Schools in Minnesota...
January 2, 2014 - 11:27pm
December 27, 2013
A push for better health
Big grant promotes healthy choices at school, work, home
December 27, 2013 - 8:48am
December 24, 2013
Sam Dirck of Alexandria was awarded the Visual Scholarship from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. The scholarship is for a total of $48,000, with $12,000 being awarded each year for four years. Dirck is a PSEO student at Alexandria Technical and Community College and plans...
December 24, 2013 - 8:33am
December 19, 2013
A 5 percent bump would mean a lot for local DACs
Alexandria Opportunities Center hosted tour to convince legislators
December 19, 2013 - 9:59pm
Lahn on intermittent leave of absence
Alexandria School District 206 Superintendent Rick Lahn will be taking an intermittent leave of absence. The Alexandria School Board approved the request at its December 16 meeting. The leave will be carried through to February 14 and was requested at the time for Lahn to care for...
December 19, 2013 - 9:56pm
Brad Lambrecht is ‘Featured Teacher’ on MPR
Brad Lambrecht, high school and elementary orchestra director for Alexandria School District 206, was recently featured on Minnesota Public Radio’s...
December 19, 2013 - 9:52pm
December 17, 2013
Jefferson High School nominates students for ExCEL Award
Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria has nominated Bria Schueler and Max Jacobson for the Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Award. ExCEL is a recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors. Students who are active in fine arts...
December 17, 2013 - 10:50pm
Senior College announces topics
Winter session runs January 14-30
December 17, 2013 - 10:48pm
District 206 Geography Bee winners announced
Thirty-five elementary students in grades 4-6 took part in the annual elementary Geography Bee sponsored by School District 206 on Friday, December...
December 17, 2013 - 10:48pm
Township scholarships available for high school juniors
The Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) is offering a township scholarship program for high school juniors in Minnesota. Up to four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. The MAT Scholarship Program is designed to heighten awareness among young people about Minnesota’s Grassroots...
December 17, 2013 - 10:47pm
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom offers grants to teachers
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) is accepting grant applications for its 2014 Ag Literacy Grant Program. Up to $400 of special project grant funding is available to K-12 practicing teachers wishing to bring agriculture “to life” in the classroom, garden or on a field...
December 17, 2013 - 10:45pm
December 10, 2013
Jefferson High School honor roll
The following students were named to the first quarter honor roll at Jefferson High School in Alexandria for earning grade point averages of 3.0 or higher. 12TH GRADE Austin Aeikens, Landon Anderson, Emily Baumann, Kari Berg, Karly Betterman, Tyler Bettermann, Amanda Bigger, Ashley...
December 10, 2013 - 9:46pm