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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 14, 2009
Jeffersonian - Students debate oil drilling in ANWR: Drilling could help
Do you think that Americans should help their country? Do you think that if given the opportunity to help the economy, you would? We, as Americans,...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
Jeffersonian - Students debate oil drilling in ANWR: The wilderness should be preserved
On your family vacation to a park or wildlife reserve in this country, don't you expect to see the natural beauty of the area? This is the experience...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Alexandria hosts Dance Team Invitational last Saturday
The 13th annual Alexandria Dance Team Invitational took place Saturday, January 10 in the gym at Jefferson High School. There were 22 towns that...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Free skate, party offered New Year's Eve
Looking for a fun, safe place to celebrate the New Year's Eve? The Cardinal Leaders from Jefferson High School in Alexandria is hosting a free party for families to come and hang out from 5 to 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The event will take place at the Runestone Community Center...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Jefferson bowlers seventh at state tourney
The Jefferson High School bowling team ended their season at the state tournament recently, finishing seventh overall. A total of 24 teams began the day with a 10-game qualifier, with the top 16 advancing to the double elimination bracket. Alexandria's 10-game qualifier left them...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
JV, B squad results
JV boys' hockey The Alexandria boys' JV hockey team visited Little Falls on Friday night, skating away with a 7-0 victory and their first victory of the season. The Cardinals started quickly, scoring on four of their first six shots on the Flyers' goaltender. Scoring in the first...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Junior varsity, junior high and B squad results
JV boys' basketball The JV boys' basketball team played their first conference game of the season against Brainerd, falling to the Warriors 45-43. The Cardinals jumped out to an early lead by playing great team defense that led to transition baskets. Brainerd responded by making...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
On to state for JHS bowlers
Jefferson High School's bowling team kept the West Central South Conference championship trophy in Alexandria as they won the WCCS title Saturday...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Conference bowlers in town
Garden Center in Alexandria will be the host of the West Central Conference bowling tournament tomorrow, Saturday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Jefferson High School bowling team is the top team in the conference standings.
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
JHS bowlers host WCCS conference tournament
Austin Klimek of Alexandria leads the Jefferson High School bowling team as it heads into the West Central South Conference bowling tournament tomorrow, Saturday, at the Garden Center Lanes in Alexandria, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Alexandria leads the team standings with a 9-1 record,...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Public warned about high-risk sex offender
The Alexandria Police Department, along with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Department of Corrections, hosted a Level 3 predatory offender notification meeting last Wednesday. The reason for the meeting, which took place in the gym at Jefferson High School,...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Brent Nelson named new assistant JHS principal
At Monday's regular meeting, School District 206 board members approved the selection of Brent Nelson as the new assistant principal at Jefferson High School (JHS). Nelson replaces Carmen Strahan, who recently resigned to accept a principal position with the Mankato Public School...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
JHS marching band completes another successful season
The Alexandria Jefferson High School Marching Band recently completed a successful season, marching in nine parades in May, June and July. The band played the music of Mary Poppins. Strong performances by the color guard, drumline and wind sections fueled success in the competitive...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Jefferson High School band marches to successful season
The Jefferson High School Marching Band continues its proud tradition in 2008, serving as marching ambassadors for Alexandria while traveling around the state. Performing to the music of Mary Poppins, the band presents a festive and fun routine, complete with chimney sweeps, the...
June 27, 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