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Former Mrs. Minnesota International shares message at Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon
Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn.
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, October 18
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Football: Osakis ends regular season on five game losing streak
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Kensington museum holds open house
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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July 17, 2017
Analyst provides estimate on tax impact of new B-E school
The annual estimated tax impact for the $38.75 million referendum for the proposed new Brandon-Evansville K-12 School could be less than a dollar...
July 17, 2017 - 11:05pm
July 13, 2017
Bremer Foundation grant helps with Miltona playground
The Miltona Science Magnet School received $75,000 from the Otto Bremer Trust to help pay for its new playground, recently installed by community members and volunteers. Miltona was one of 13 organizations in western and south-central Minnesota given more than $550,000. During its...
July 13, 2017 - 3:53pm
June 29, 2017
B-E concerned citizens group 'in limbo'
There were more questions and concerns than answers at Thursday night's meeting of the "concerned citizens committee." The group, who is against...
June 29, 2017 - 11:12pm
June 28, 2017
Making space for student creativity
In my last column, I talked about specific competencies that are equally important as academic proficiency.They are referred to as the 4Cs: Critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity.
June 28, 2017 - 10:20am
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
A group of community members who are against the proposed $38.75 million bond referendum for a new K-12 school in the Brandon-Evansville School District are taking matters into their own hands. At a meeting Thursday night in Evansville, the group, which is now referring to themselves...
June 28, 2017 - 8:00am
June 26, 2017
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Some children build blanket forts, others build floating heads. A group of fifth-grade girls from Lincoln Elementary School recently created...
June 26, 2017 - 6:14am
June 24, 2017
Eagle Valley School District dissolves
The Eagle Valley School District, which includes the towns of Clarissa and Eagle Bend in Todd County, will be dissolved as of June 30. Because a portion of the district borders the Alexandria School District, the Alexandria School Board had to take action regarding the dissolution....
June 24, 2017 - 6:26am
June 22, 2017
A 'case' study at engineering camp
A group of students walked away from Alexandria Technical and Community College on Thursday, June 15. with a Fitbit case, but it didn't come...
June 22, 2017 - 6:35am
June 21, 2017
Tuition rising 1 percent at state colleges
ST. PAUL — Tuition will rise by 3.9 percent at state universities and 1 percent at state colleges, including Alexandria Technical and Community College, but a rate freeze will follow in 2018-19. The seven universities on average will charge $7,289 for full-time tuition next...
June 21, 2017 - 7:01pm
Colorful for a cause: Fundraiser for Kensington playground takes place during Runestone Days
Colors flew and kids got messy during Kensington Runestone Days, to help fund Kensington's latest project: a new playground. Proceeds from...
June 21, 2017 - 3:22pm
June 20, 2017
Univ. of Minn. tuition to rise 2 percent for residents, 12.5 percent for non-residents
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota will raise tuition this fall at its Twin Cities campus by 2 percent for Minnesota residents and 12.5...
June 20, 2017 - 7:11pm
June 19, 2017
Petition aims to stop B-E school vote
A petition, already signed by more than 350 community members, is in the works against the proposed Brandon-Evansville school project. Jana...
June 19, 2017 - 11:48pm
June 18, 2017
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
Never underestimate the power one choice can have on the direction of your life. About 12 years ago, my wife and I made one of those decisions when we decided to homeschool our son. At the time, we weren't really sure what to do, other than that we knew we wanted to avoid the public...
June 18, 2017 - 6:50am
June 13, 2017
Schmidt answers more questions about B-E school project
With a referendum vote for a proposed new K-12 Brandon-Evansville School just three months away, there are still lots of questions community...
June 13, 2017 - 9:52am
June 12, 2017
A teacher's inspiration
On a cold February day 18 years ago, Phil Kiltie received a letter he never expected. "I still remember walking out to the mailbox that day...
June 12, 2017 - 8:00am