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Warmup On The Way
Law enforcement blotter: February 26, 2015
News Briefs: Fish house removal deadlines near
Translating the marks on our landscape
Change may come to invasive species decal law; resorts don’t like it
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Alexndria girls basketball gets second seed in 8AAA tournament
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
LaVerne Weisgram, 93
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Funeral - William Bjerkness, 45
Marvin Wolbersen, 76
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 11, 2013
Reconnecting with nature
"Children need to be connected with nature again. So that is what we are creating — a time and space for children to just be surrounded by nature." Kristen Peterson FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR For more information,, visit /www.facebook.com/ButterflyHillNaturePreschool or /www.alexumc.org/ButterflyHillNaturePreschool....
life / school
September 11, 2013 - 9:14am
August 28, 2013
District 206 earns highest quality rating for preschool program
Alexandria School District 206 has earned a 4-Star Parent Aware Rating, the highest possible rating, for its Creating Learners preschool program. The district's Early Education Center volunteered to be part of the Parent Aware rating system from the Minnesota Department of Human Services....
August 28, 2013 - 8:58am
February 20, 2013
District 206 preschool open house set
The District 206 Creating Learners Preschool Program will have an open house on Tuesday, February 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the District 206 early...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Preschool to hold registration open house
Community Preschool of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria will celebrate its 33rd year with a registration open house for the 2013-2014 school...
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
January 16, 2013
Zion Lutheran Preschool expanding
Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria will offer two different programs for area preschoolers for the 2013-2014 school year. Children ages 4 to...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
What's new at Community Preschool?
The staff at Community Preschool of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria believes it is important to present new ways of learning to children...
life / school
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Getting a head-start with iPads
Kids used to bang chalk dust out of erasers after class. Now will they have to delete cookies? Children in the Early Childhood program in Brandon are using iPads in the classroom, thanks to an Otto Bremer Foundation grant. Three to 5-year-olds started using iPads for learning in...
news / school
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Calvary Preschool accepts registrations
Calvary Lutheran Preschool in Alexandria is taking registrations for fall 2012. The preschool is owned and operated by Calvary Lutheran Church. Classes are available for 3-year-olds either one or two days per week. Classes for 4- to 5-year-olds are available two, three or four days...
life / school
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Zion Lutheran Preschool to expand and host roundup
Zion Lutheran School has expanded its building and is now expanding its preschool program. Currently, the school offers a two-day program on Tuesdays and Thursdays with morning and afternoon sessions. Beginning this September, Zion will offer two different programs for preschoolers....
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2011
Zion sets preschool roundup
Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria will hold preschool roundup on Tuesday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. Parents and their preschool-age children are invited to attend. The roundup is an opportunity to meet the preschool teacher, tour the facilities, and receive information about preschool...
life / school
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
Preschool collects shoes, holds open house
The children of Community Preschool of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria have been collecting tennis shoes for about a year. The shoes will...
life / school
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am