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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
Trap shooting: Burgess, Knight, Roers lead Alexandria in opening week
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 1, 2017
Committee on Indian students formed
A new parent advisory committee regarding American Indian students has been formed in the Alexandria school district According to a statute, all Minnesota school districts with 10 or more American Indian students should have an American Indian Parent Advisory Committee. The committee...
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
February 28, 2017
Student fighting cancer uses wish to bring in inspiring speaker
When introducing Monday's speaker at Alexandria Area High School, Principal Chad Duwenhoegger first announced that senior Josh Molden's cancer...
February 28, 2017 - 9:49am
February 24, 2017
Co-op elementary school planned
The 2017-2018 school year will bring a new option for parents of students ages 5 to 12 in the Alexandria area: Evergreen Community School. ...
February 24, 2017 - 6:00am
February 15, 2017
Miltona working toward a new playground
The Miltona Science Magnet School got closer to its goal of building a new playground over the weekend. A Dream, Build, Play dinner and silent...
February 15, 2017 - 9:25am
February 10, 2017
State colleges to keep searching for chancellor, interim leader appointed
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State trustees said Thursday they did not find an acceptable candidate to replace the retiring Steven Rosenstone as...
February 10, 2017 - 1:13pm
Dayton calls for more education funding
Several schools in the area would receive additional funding under an education plan Gov. Mark Dayton released Wednesday. The goal of Dayton's...
February 10, 2017 - 10:00am
February 6, 2017
Finalists named for Minnesota State chancellor
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State named three finalists Monday to replace Steven Rosenstone as chancellor of the state's largest system of colleges and universities. Rosenstone, 65, announced last April that he would retire this summer. Previously a college dean and vice president at the...
February 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
January 27, 2017
School board accepts $60,000 donation for playground equipment
The Miltona Science Magnet School is getting closer to making improvements on its playground equipment after the Alexandria School Board approved a $60,000 donation from the McCormick family.
January 27, 2017 - 9:00am
January 19, 2017
Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
OTSEGO, Minn. -- Three students were injured when a pickup driver passed through a school bus stop sign Thursday morning, Jan. 19, and struck...
January 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 13, 2017
U of M Board of Regents finalist recounts 'bad behavior' with woman in 1976
ST. PAUL—Jim Carter, the former Green Bay Packer and a finalist for a seat on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents, says his "bad...
January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm
First-ever EdTalk to feature Alexandria alum
The world of medicine is changing and everyone could benefit from a better understanding of the changes. That is why the Alexandria Education...
January 13, 2017 - 6:00am
January 10, 2017
Area schools closing early - updated 11:30 a.m.
The snowstorm, with its blowing and drifting snow, is causing some area schools to close early for today, Tuesday, Jan. 10.
January 10, 2017 - 10:35am
January 6, 2017
School board gives itself first raise since 2008
A motion approved by the Alexandria School Board nine years ago to give board members an annual raise is finally being implemented. In January...
January 6, 2017 - 9:00am
January 4, 2017
Free seminar discusses keeping the farm in the family
Ninety-seven percent of farms are family farms that account for 86 percent of farm production. Thirty-three percent of farm operators in the U.S. are 65 or older. Farming continues to evolve from one generation to the next. It is a unique business with challenges, and opportunities,...
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
Unique high school program helps fill demand for nurses
Alexandria Area High School is helping fill a pressing need in the area through a program that allows students to become certified nursing assistants....
January 4, 2017 - 6:00am