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For the record
Local winery named best of Minnesota
Silverstreaks hope bigger is better
Tennis: Alexandria falls in season opener at Bemidji
Roste gets his shot at QB
Much more than a weight room
Homeless, not hopeless
Fall Adult Basic Education classes begin August 26
Grandparents go back to school
4-H summer daycamps wrap up at county fair
Fish decoys on exhibit at Evansville Art Center
Engaged - Wall and Moore
Getting to know the pelican
DNR announces fall duck, goose seasons
Fishing report: Anglers waiting through tough August bite
Bit by the bass bug
Kids tackle a tournament
Roman Koep, 72
Laverne McCall, 58
Alice Hovland, 72
Loyis Pease, 76
Earl Mittag, 85
Thank you for the support
Utilities need time to comply with EPA regulations
In the Know: Remember those who help local causes when you shop
Observations from the archives, 1964: Safecrackers hit Millerville Liquor Store
Echo Press Editorial: The tragic consequences of trying meth
Douglas County Extension assists community garden
Farmers Union potluck hosted at Jensen home
Ag innovation was topic of meeting
When are my melons ready to pick?
Roers family honored as 2014 Farm Family of the Year
Community day of fun held at Knute Nelson
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Lakes Area News now delivers local TV weather
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Dr. Shan Flatt joins Alexandria Clinic
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 13, 2010
Jefferson High School graduation to be indoors today.
Because of the good chance of rain today, Jefferson High School's graduation ceremonies will be moved inside. The commencement exercises will take place at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, at the Jefferson High School gym in Alexandria.
news / school
June 13, 2010 - 10:45am
June 11, 2010
Car from Juettner Motors awaits lucky graduate
Bruce Wiitanen and Mark Juettner from Juettner Motors in Alexandria show the 2000 Dodge Intrepid the dealership is donating for the Jefferson...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Three generations, three milestones: Hvezdas graduate 50 years ago, 25 years ago and this Sunday
Leah Hvezda of Alexandria will graduate from Jefferson High School this Sunday, June 13. Twenty-five years ago, on May 31, 1985, her mother,...
news / school
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Brazil native among local GED graduates
Deize Korkowski has come a long way since she moved to the United States 10 years ago. She couldn't speak a word of English when she arrived - tonight she gets her high school diploma. Korkowski came to America from Brazil in 2000. She had lost her job as the manager of a jewelry...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Bright futures ahead: Tech students turn tassels
About 700 students from Alexandria Technical College should be wearing shades after Friday. Armed with degrees, their future looks bright. Graduation...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
More than 750 students to graduate from ATC May 14
More than 750 graduates from Alexandria Technical College (ATC) will be acknowledged at the 49th annual commencement program on Friday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Commencement will take place in the Jefferson High School gymnasium at 1401 Jefferson Street in Alexandria.
life / school
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Graduation party plans under way
Plans are under way for the 29th annual alcohol-free graduation party, which will be held on Sunday, June 13 at the Runestone Community Center....
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
A class act
More than 300 students in the class of 2009 took part in the annual turning of the tassels during Jefferson High School's commencement program,...
news / school
June 10, 2009 - 12:05am
June 5, 2009
Class of 2009 takes big step ahead Sunday
"Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." This quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson pretty much sums up the Jefferson High School Class of 2009, according to the school's principal, Chad Duwenhoegger. This year's senior students, said Duwenhoegger,...
June 5, 2009 - 12:05am
March 4, 2009
Planning committee formed for Jefferson graduation party
Planning has begun for the 28th annual alcohol-free graduation party at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. The party will be held Sunday,...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Ninth graders on right path
A report released by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) this week shows that nearly 90 percent of Minnesota 9th graders passed the writing portion of the Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (GRAD). Ninth grade students at Discovery Middle School (DMS) in Alexandria...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
The next step
A sea of black hats could be seen at Jefferson High School's Citizen Field Sunday afternoon during graduation ceremonies. A total of 365 students graduated from the Class of 2008 - 10 more than the 355 who took the big step last year. The class will be remembered for its leadership,...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am