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Search and rescue effort underway on Lake Le Homme Dieu
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
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Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
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
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
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
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 21, 2013
Briquelle Bowden, a graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, received the Coyote Commitment Achievement Scholarship for $6,000 ($1,500/year) at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 26, 2013
Ag scholarships available through Syngeta
As the school year comes to a close, there is one more deadline for ag students to keep in mind. June 14, 2013 marks the final day to apply for the 2013 Syngenta Sugarbeet Scholarship in which ag-focused students from sugarbeet growing regions will be eligible to receive one of five...
May 26, 2013 - 10:38am
March 20, 2013
Art Hafdal Scholarship available
The Art Hafdal Scholarship in memory of Art Hafdal, former superintendent of schools for Alexandria, is available. The $500 scholarship is available to Jefferson High School graduates who are enrolled in at least their third year of college and admitted to a program leading to a...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2013
Student accomplishments and graduates
Scholarship: Hunter Schultz of Alexandria was selected to receive a Leadership Scholarship and a College Now Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. Recipients of this scholarship are recognized for their academic accomplishments...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Eric Moe of Farwell, the son of James and Tanya Moe, received an $8,000 President's Honors Scholarship from Minnesota State University Moorhead. The President's Honor Scholarship awards $2,000 for the freshman year and requires a high school class rank in the top 5 percent and a score...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Student accomplishments and scholarships
Courtney Thoennes accepted to sorority: The women of the Sigma Psi chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority at North Dakota State University (NDSU) welcome Courtney Thoennes of Alexandria, daughter of William and Melody Thoennes, into their sisterhood. Kappa Delta strives to promote women...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Minnesota and National Farmers Union announce scholarship
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is offering a $1,000 Tim Henning Memorial Membership and Policy Scholarship to a MFU member or their child who is a college student going into their junior or senior year pursuing an education in agriculture, policy or a similar field. "This scholarship...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Watershed offers $400 scholarship
The Sauk River Watershed District is offering a $400 scholarship to support a senior high school student who has demonstrated an interest in water resources and is registered in a two to four year program majoring in the environmental sciences or related field. All applications...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
December 18, 2011
Scholarships available to students pursuing careers in turkey industry
The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association is offering its 2012 Ranelius Scholarship Program, designed to encourage students enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution in Minnesota to prepare for a career in some phase of the turkey industry. A total of $5,000 is available...
December 18, 2011 - 12:37pm
November 30, 2011
Scholarship available to JHS graduates
The Art Hafdal Scholarship is available to graduates of Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria. The scholarship, established by Lois Hafdal, is in memory of Art Hafdal who was superintendent of Alexandria schools from 1949 to 1976. The $500 scholarship is available to JHS graduates...
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am
May 28, 2011
Don't pay for free advice on scholarships for college
The academic year is winding down, and many high school students are preparing to apply for financial aid as tuition costs continue to rise. Each year, millions of people depend on grants and scholarships to pay for college. Navigating the process of applying for financial aid can...
May 28, 2011 - 3:33pm
March 16, 2011
Alexandria Y kicks off scholarship drive
The Alexandria Area YMCA kicked off its year-long Strong Kids Campaign on March 10. The campaign is a scholarship program that subsidizes Y programs and membership for kids and families that may not be able to afford a Y experience. The Alexandria Area YMCA believes in providing...
March 16, 2011 - 12:00am
March 9, 2011
Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary offers scholarship
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary will award a scholarship paid directly to the recipient's school of choice. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage an individual to seek continued education in a health-related field, to promote the improved quality of patient care and...
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am
February 23, 2011
Scholarships available from Elks Club
The Alexandria Elks Club is offering four $1,000 scholarships to Jefferson High School students and one $500 scholarship to each of the following schools - Osakis, West Central Area, Minnewaska, Sauk Centre, Parkers Prairie, Brandon, Evansville and Long Prairie. Applicants must have...
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am
SWCD offers scholarships
The Douglas Soil and Water conservation District (SWCD) is teaming up with the Douglas County Lakes Association (DCLA) to offer two scholarships to high school seniors. The SWCD and DCLA core values include conservation, stewardship and education.
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am