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Aerodynamic stunts fill Lifestyles Expo
Law enforcement blotter: March 31, 2015
High Fire Danger Today
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Sports roundup from Tuesday, March 31
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Karen Lenz, 69
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 9, 2014
Computer and writing skills class offered
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free computer and writing skills class at ATCC. Classes will run Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Monday,...
life / school
September 9, 2014 - 1:05pm
October 3, 2012
Carlos students complete trip around southern Minnesota
If the Carlos fifth and sixth graders had travelled 750 miles straight south from Carlos, they would have ended up somewhere in southern Oklahoma...
life / school
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
Bringing generations together through technology
With communication moving away from letters, telephone calls, and face-to-face contact, understanding technology has become a vital skill. While this is a skill often easily picked up by today's youth, it sometimes proves more challenging for the older population. "I feel like...
life / senior
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Registration is open for ACT test
Registration is now open for the September 11, 2010 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before August 6, 2010. The national ACT September exam is the earliest college admissions test date of the school year. For high...
July 24, 2010 - 8:37am
July 12, 2010
iQ Academy to make pitch for online learning at Beetles baseball game
iQ Academy Minnesota will host a social event at Knute Nelson Memorial Ballpark, home of the Alexandria Beetles baseball team, on Tuesday, July 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Prospective students and their families are invited to attend along with current students to learn more about online...
July 12, 2010 - 11:41am
October 9, 2009
Classroom trend: Teaching Chinese
Three years ago, Alexandria School District 206 made the decision to add a new foreign language class to its curriculum. The language was Mandarin Chinese and it appears the school district made the right choice. District 206 students, along with 5,500 others across the state studying...
October 9, 2009 - 12:05am
August 19, 2009
District 206 fails to meet federal standards: Nearly half of schools fall short of their goal
Last week, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released its 2009 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) data, which is part of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. Although the number of schools making AYP increased across the state - 1,066 this year compared to 984 schools...
news / school
August 19, 2009 - 12:05am
July 22, 2009
Summer learning efforts are important to youth
Community Education joins summer learning advocates from across the country in urging local school districts to spend some of the $100 billion for education in President Obama's economic reinvestment and recovery package on summer learning programs. "The president has approved an...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
You can't judge a book by its cover
When Clyde Henry was a kid he was told he wouldn't amount to much. He was told that college wasn't a place for people like him. He was called dumb. He was called a retard. Clyde Henry proved everyone wrong. It turns out he was brilliant. He could draw house plans and create models...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am