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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Feb. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 26
Rescuer used canoe, hot tub to save Minn. snowmobiler who fell through the ice
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Robyn (w/video)
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
Polar Plunge a success despite recent warm weather
Sports schedule for Monday, Feb. 27
Girls Basketball: Chargers finish season 18-8
Boys Basketball: Alex wins sixth straight
Boys basketball: Battlers wrap up LEC title against Ashby
Boys basketball: B-E wins fifth straight by edging WCA
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Violet L. Angen
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
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