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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 10, 2016
Be a student coach through Freshman Academy Network
Alexandria Area High School is currently seeking Freshman Academy Network (FAN) coaches for the upcoming school year. The mission of the FAN coach program is to partner community leaders with ninth-grade students in order to reinforce skill development with a commitment to education,...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
A class to remember
Diverse. Talented. Persevering. Unified. These are just a few of the words Chad Duwenhoegger used to describe this year’s graduating class...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 27, 2016
Out & About Around the County: Area proms
“Kids” of all ages enjoyed prom last weekend, with students in Brandon-Evansville and Osakis high schools celebrating their special night...
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
Free GED prep classes, tests offered
The Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) program is offering free general educational development (GED) preparation to students 17 and older, as well as practice tests. The state offers free official GED testing until June 30 or when the state funds run out. The regular price...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
High school juniors invited to apply for Capitol page program
Representative Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, urges high school juniors interested in gaining hands-on experience with Minnesota's state government to participate in a page program offered at the Capitol in St. Paul. The House of Representatives page program has been in place for more...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
New high school celebrates first homecoming
With a new school year and new high school, Alexandria is gearing up to celebrate homecoming week at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS). The week is jam-packed with activities, including powder puff football and volleyball, coronation, alumni Hall of Fame inductee meet and greet,...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Alexandria Area High School introduced to the public
The halls and grounds of the new Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) were bustling with activity Tuesday during the school’s dedication and...
August 8, 2014 - 11:39am
It's Our Turn: We can all be proud of AAHS
On Tuesday, the public was able to get a first-hand look at what they’ve been watching unfold for what seems to be a very long time – a brand new high school. An open house and dedication event to celebrate the new Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) were overwhelmingly attended...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
March 26, 2014
News conference outlines future options for Jefferson High School site
The Alexandria Area Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) held a news conference Wednesday morning outlining what could become of the Jefferson...
March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
September 18, 2013
Jefferson High School pumped up to celebrate Homecoming
Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria is gearing up to celebrate its Homecoming the week of September 22-28. The 2013 Homecoming royalty for coronation include sophomores Lauren Niska and Sam Helgeson and juniors Amanda Haak and Parker Revering. Senior queen candidates include...
September 18, 2013 - 6:38am
August 29, 2013
Alex coaches make a needed change
Losing in sports can be a vicious cycle that programs have a hard time getting out of when it becomes the norm. It's easy enough as players and coaches at the high school level to chalk things up to not having enough talent. Credit the coaches in the Alexandria football program for...
August 29, 2013 - 8:43am
July 19, 2013
New high school tour brings planning, blueprints to life
Alexandria School Board members donned hard hats and safety vests Monday evening and ventured inside the shell of the new Alexandria Area High...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
New school: What's new?
Alexandria Area High School continues to take shape. During their monthly meeting Monday, the Alexandria School Board was updated on construction...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
New school one-quarter completed
The bones of the new Alexandria Area High School are taking shape. Load-bearing walls, steel beams, footings and more are being set in place...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 21, 2012
Presidents are so last decade
Washington? Lincoln? Jefferson? The Alexandria School District 206 Board of Education strayed from the traditional path and elected a more modern...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am