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DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
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Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
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Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
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Carol J. Hansen
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IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
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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
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On The Street
February 17, 2016
Kindergarten Roundup features half-day option
Zion Lutheran School will offer its kindergarten program to the Alexandria area again this year. It provides an all-day, every-day program, as well as a half-day option. Parents will be able to transition their child from half-days to full-days if desired. The first time that families...
February 17, 2016 - 12:00am
It's time for kindergarten registration
Alexandria Public Schools will host kindergarten registration events for parents with a child ready to attend kindergarten in the fall. To be eligible for the 2016-17 school year, a child must be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2016. Alexandria Public Schools offers an all-day, every day...
February 17, 2016 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Zion Lutheran School to hold kindergarten roundup
Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria will host a kindergarten roundup on Tuesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the school. Parents and their children are invited to attend. The roundup is an opportunity to meet the kindergarten teacher and aide, tour the facilities and receive information...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Kindergarten registration dates set
Alexandria School District 206 will host kindergarten registration events for parents with a child ready to attend kindergarten in the 2013-14...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Alexandria to host state kindergarten convention
The Alexandria kindergarten teachers are hosting the Minnesota State Kindergarten Convention for the Minnesota Kindergarten Association (MKA) on April 20 and 21 at Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria. The keynote speaker will be Kim Jordano, a California kindergarten teacher. Registration...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Kindergarten registration dates set
Registration dates for prospective District 206 kindergartners have been set for the 2012-13 school year. To enter kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old by September 1, 2012. The free, all-day every-day kindergarten program is provided in all District 206 elementary schools. Following...
February 8, 2012 - 7:19am
March 16, 2011
Zion Lutheran to host kindergarten round-up
Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria will hold its kindergarten round-up on Tuesday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. Parents and their children are invited...
March 16, 2011 - 12:00am
February 9, 2011
District 206 to hold kindergarten registration events
Registration dates for kindergarten have been scheduled by School District 206 for the 2011-2012 school year. All parents of prospective kindergarten students are invited to attend a parent and information meeting at their child's home school. Special presentations are planned at...
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
New Testament kindergarten roundup set
Kindergarten teachers Jennifer Holmquist and Kayla Thoen are ready to welcome prospective students for the 2010-2011 school year at New Testament Christian School in Alexandria. A kindergarten roundup is set for Tuesday, March 23 from 5 to 7 p.m.
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Zion roundup set
Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria has scheduled a kindergarten roundup for Tuesday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. Parents and children are invited to attend. The roundup is an opportunity to meet the kindergarten teacher and aide, tour the facilities and receive information about kindergarten...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Kindergarten meetings set in District 206
Registration dates for kindergarten have been scheduled by Alexandria School District 206 for the 2010-2011 school year. All parents of prospective kindergarten students are invited to attend a parent and information meeting at their child's school. Special presentations are planned...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 13, 2009
Report shows most children are prepared for kindergarten
A report released by the Minnesota Department of Education Friday found that the majority of Minnesota children are prepared for kindergarten. The report also highlighted the need to continue improving school readiness for those children most at-risk of entering kindergarten unprepared. "Minnesotans...
June 13, 2009 - 11:48am
March 20, 2009
Zion School hosts kindergarten roundup
Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria has scheduled a Kindergarten Roundup for Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. Parents and their children are invited to attend. The roundup is an opportunity to meet the kindergarten teacher and aide, tour the facilities and receive information about...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Prepare your child for the first day of kindergarten
Editor's note: The following information was provided through the Douglas County Early Childhood Initiative and Parents Press. The Class of 2021 is about to enter kindergarten, and it's time to prepare your child for the big day. Kindergarten has changed over the last few years....
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am