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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Please stop the hate
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OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
February 16, 2018
A big day for Class of 2031: Next week's kindergarten registration gets parents started on transition into school
When it comes time for parents to send their first-born child off to kindergarten it can be sad, exciting, fun, scary and nerve wracking, all...
February 16, 2018 - 6:04am
February 8, 2017
It's time for kindergarten registration at Alexandria Public Schools
Alexandria Public Schools will host kindergarten registration events for parents with a child ready to attend kindergarten in the fall. To be...
February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
October 7, 2016
Local providers honored for kindergarten-readiness best practices
A select group of local pre-kindergarten early education programs recently earned Parent Aware Ratings from Parent Aware for School Readiness. The ratings show area parents that the providers are using kindergarten readiness best practices to help local children. "These folks really...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
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