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May 8, 2017
Minnesota on the verge of teacher licensing overhaul
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
May 6, 2017
Osakis Public School fourth-graders Josee Hartshorn, Rachel Moore and Jaclyn Dietrich (left to right) get an up-close look at some turtles during the annual Groundwater Festival at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria Wednesday.  The festival provides a variety of educational opportunities related to water quality and water resources. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Wonders of Water
May 6, 2017 - 9:01am
May 5, 2017
Patty Wicken
Three named to education hall of fame
May 5, 2017 - 12:01pm
May 3, 2017
At a special school board meeting for the Brandon-Evansville School District Wednesday evening, community members look at maps of each city. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
B-E favors new school but site still undecided
May 3, 2017 - 9:34pm
Emergency personnel load a person into a North Memorial helicopter on the scene of an accident Wednesday morning, May 3, north of Bemidji, Minn., which involved a school bus. Maggi Stivers / Forum News Serviceplay button
One student airlifted after school bus crash north of Bemidji
May 3, 2017 - 7:22pm
May 2, 2017
Special school board meeting to take place in Evansville Wednesday
May 2, 2017 - 2:11pm
April 28, 2017
Warren Schmidt (standing), project facilitator for the Brandon-Evansville School District, presented information Tuesday night to business owners regarding facilities issues at the Brandon school. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
April 28, 2017 - 7:02am
April 24, 2017
Grace Karrow and Maddie Buboltz, students at Zion Lutheran School, stain wood that they’ll use to make a unique cross to be sold during a silent auction at the school’s gala on April 29. (Contributed)
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
April 24, 2017 - 9:13am
April 21, 2017
Dance partners Josie Nelson and Andy Mellgren grooved to the song, “Staying Alive” during Thursday’s dance fundraising at the Performing Arts Center. Their moves, attitude and costume helped them win the Fan Favorite award. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Dancing with the Alexandria Stars a hit
April 21, 2017 - 12:21pm
During a tour of the Alexandria Area High School last October, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, talks with Superintendent Julie Critz and Principal Chad Duwenhoegger. The stop was the first one on Franken's "Advancing Career Pathways Tour." (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Franken urges alternatives to closing 'skills gap'
April 21, 2017 - 10:06am
High school to get $50,000 in driveway upgrades
April 21, 2017 - 8:36am
April 19, 2017
Tim Urness with Thrivent Financial in Alexandria and Laura Timm, senior at Alexandria Area High School, have fun practicing their dance moves for the Dancing with the Alexandria Stars fundraiser set for this Thursday. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Adults, students partner for dancing fundraiser
April 19, 2017 - 6:00am
April 18, 2017
Brandon-Evansville school board members and administrators look at a map of the district with pins showing current and potential students as they begin deliberating building plans to accommodate growth. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Brandon-Evansville to start gathering input on school plans
April 18, 2017 - 8:56am
April 14, 2017
The Brandon-Evansville School District is in the preliminary stages of figuring out what to do with its facilities. Currently, preschool through third grade, as well as ninth through 12 grades are housed in this building in Brandon. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
State says Brandon-Evansville should build K-12 school
April 14, 2017 - 10:49am
April 13, 2017
Students in health-related field can apply for scholarship
April 13, 2017 - 9:54am
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