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Football: B-E ready to make next step
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Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
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Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
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November 26, 2013
Discovery Middle School honor roll
GOLD CARD The following students were named to the first quarter Gold Card honor roll at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria for earning grade point averages of 3.67 or higher. 9TH GRADE Blake Anderson, Elise Anderson, Emily Berger, Chantell Bergquist, Benjamin Bogart, Jade Bollman,...
November 26, 2013 - 9:07am
November 25, 2013
Snell, Kivisto, Golde perform in honor band festival at St. Olaf
Three students from the Alexandria Jefferson High School band performed in the St. Olaf Honor Band Festival on November 9 at the St. Olaf campus in Northfield. The students were Amelia Golde, trumpet; Samuel Kivisto, baritone saxophone; and Carly Snell, French horn. To be selected...
November 25, 2013 - 11:50am
New Testament Honor Roll
Following are the students named to the first quarter honor roll at New Testament Christian School in Alexandria: A Honor Roll – Alexis Schmitz. B Honor Roll – Jordyn Marshall, Levi Lotti, Kaytlin Sprouls, Misha Harstad, Henry Waage, MacKinney Williams, Olivia Qual.
November 25, 2013 - 11:45am
November 22, 2013
New four-period school schedule moves ahead
Academies of Alexandria designed to prepare students for college or careers
November 22, 2013 - 9:28am
November 20, 2013
New Alexandria robotics team excels at tournament
The Alexandria Discovery Middle School (DMS) robotics team members took part in a tournament this past Saturday at Eagan High School and described...
November 20, 2013 - 8:39am
Donate new books to be given to local children
The Alexandria Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Community Education District 206 are sponsoring Project Bookshelf. New children’s books will be collected and redistributed through the local Jingle Bells program. The public is invited to...
November 20, 2013 - 8:38am
More than 400 take part in area elementary science fairs
Approximately 405 elementary students exhibited projects at three elementary science fairs, sponsored by School District 206. The fairs, held...
November 20, 2013 - 8:36am
November 13, 2013
JHS math league takes top honors at first meet of season
The Jefferson High School (JHS) Math League had its first meet of the season on Monday, November 4. The Alexandria team finished in first place with a score of 59, followed by Pelican Rapids (46), Moorhead (44), Breckenridge (37) and Fergus Falls (31). Alexandria’s top individual...
November 13, 2013 - 8:34am
Horticultural scholarships available
Each year, the 10th District of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society awards $500 scholarship(s) to college students who are pursuing degrees in the field of horticulture. To qualify, the student’s parents must reside in the 10th District. Counties in the 10th District are...
November 13, 2013 - 8:33am
November 8, 2013
Voters say no to West Central Area referendums
Elementary schools in Kensington and Elbow Lake to remain open
November 8, 2013 - 9:46am
November 6, 2013
Volunteer heads back to school for the last time
Mary Volk spends 33 years volunteering in classrooms
November 6, 2013 - 8:31am
Students discuss the stories cemetery stones can tell in essay contest
Fifth grade students from Douglas County schools took part in an essay contest titled “What stories can the stones tell?” They were encouraged...
November 6, 2013 - 8:30am
Voters defeat West Central Area Schools building referendum
Voters in the West Central Area School District soundly defeated a proposed $12.25 million referendum Tuesday to add on to the secondary school in Barrett. The project would have added pre-K to 5th grade space, resulting in the closing of elementary schools in Kensington and Elbow...
November 6, 2013 - 8:15am
November 1, 2013
Mystery lingers over bison bones
Students and faculty from Hamline University are digging deeper into Lake Victoria discovery
November 1, 2013 - 9:20am
October 29, 2013
Local 6th graders awarded prizes in Peace Poster contest
The Brandon and Evansville Lions clubs recently co-sponsored the annual Lions International Peace Poster contest for the Brandon-Evansville 6th...
October 29, 2013 - 1:44pm