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March 1, 2017
Committee on Indian students formed
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
February 28, 2017
Josh Molden introduces motivational speaker Eric Thomas to a gym full of students Monday at Alexandria Area High School. Molden’s wish, which was granted by Make-A-Wish, was to have Thomas come and speak to all the students at the high school. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Student fighting cancer uses wish to bring in inspiring speaker
February 28, 2017 - 9:49am
February 24, 2017
Butterfly Hill Nature Preschool director Kristen Peterson (right) and mother of Butterfly Hill students Rachel Capistrant (left) have been working together to develop Evergreen Community School, a new elementary school option for the Alexandria area that will be available in the fall of 2017. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Co-op elementary school planned
February 24, 2017 - 6:00am
February 15, 2017
Amanda Steinbeisser points to a diagram of the playground planned at Miltona Science Magnet School with Beth Welch (left) at Saturday's fundraiser.  (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
Miltona working toward a new playground
February 15, 2017 - 9:25am
February 10, 2017
Dr. Devinder Malhotra, front at left, is applauded after he was appointed as Interim Chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities during a board meeting in St. Paul, Thursday,  Feb. 9, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
State colleges to keep searching for chancellor, interim leader appointed
February 10, 2017 - 1:13pm
Dayton calls for more education funding
February 10, 2017 - 10:00am
February 6, 2017
Finalists named for Minnesota State chancellor
February 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
January 27, 2017
School board accepts $60,000 donation for playground equipment
January 27, 2017 - 9:00am
January 19, 2017
Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
January 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 13, 2017
U of M Board of Regents finalist recounts 'bad behavior' with woman in 1976
January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm
Dr. James Woolliscroft, a 2015 Alexandria Hall of Fame inductee and member of the class of 1969, will be speaking at the inaugural EdTalk event, put on by the Alexandria Education Foundation. (Contributed)
First-ever EdTalk to feature Alexandria alum
January 13, 2017 - 6:00am
January 10, 2017
Snow falls heavily Tuesday morning in Alexandria making visibility poor and roads very slippery. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Area schools closing early - updated 11:30 a.m.
January 10, 2017 - 10:35am
January 6, 2017
The Alexandria School Board meets for its yearly organizational meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3. The school board members are (left to right) Alan Zeithamer, Angie Krebs, Bob Cunniff (newest member), Dave Anderson, Dean Anderson, Julie Critz (school superintendent), Pam Carlson and Sandy Susag. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
School board gives itself first raise since 2008
January 6, 2017 - 9:00am
January 4, 2017
Free seminar discusses keeping the farm in the family
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
Students at Alexandria Area High School prepare to practice personal care skills on each other.  This could include teeth brushing, modified bed bath, and foot care. (Contributed)
Unique high school program helps fill demand for nurses
January 4, 2017 - 6:00am
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