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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
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