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Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Wild about wine
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
A prop for Big Ole
Photo of the Week: Rainbow
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Boys soccer: Cards' attack jumps on East Grand Forks in opener
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
Tickets on sale for Alexandria Education Foundation events
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
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
May 24, 2013
New academies to address age-old question: Why do I have to learn this stuff?
The new high school in Alexandria will not only establish a modern education campus, but also a whole new, innovative learning program too. Alexandria...
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
Schools get grants to help kids bike, walk to school
The Minnesota Department of Transportation today announced the recipients of $3.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes to School. The grants will support Safe Routes to School at 105 schools in 61 communities. "These projects will help communities increase opportunities for...
May 11, 2013 - 11:50am
May 8, 2013
New school gets grants for surfacing 12-court tennis complex
The Alexandria Area Tennis Association (AATA), in partnership with School District 206, has received two grants for acrylic tennis court surfacing of the new Alexandria Area High School's 12-court tennis complex. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) facilities grant provided...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
ATCC Foundation sets memories in stone
The Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation opted for a change in scenery this year for its annual luncheon held in Alexandria...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
VIDEO: Late spring packs a punch
It may seem like a distant memory at this point, but it was only a year ago that most of Minnesota was soaking in the sun during a beautiful...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
VIDEO: Out and About - Oklahoma! performed by high school students
Jefferson High School students stepped into the boots of cowboys, cowgirls and ranchers for their spring musical, Oklahoma! The Rodgers and...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2013
JHS spring musical tonight is postponed
The spring musical at Jefferson High School for tonight has been postponed due to the weather. It will now be held on Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m. All tickets sold for Thursday night will automatically be transferred to the Saturday matinee. If tickets must be exchanged, stop by...
April 18, 2013 - 2:02pm
April 17, 2013
VIDEO: Bonding at prom
Students at Jefferson High School stepped into the high-fashion world of espionage and mystery Saturday. This year's prom carried a 007 James...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Oklahoma! to be presented by Jefferson High School
Nearly 50 students, grades 9-12, in the Jefferson High School (JHS) theater department in Alexandria will comprise the cast, crew and orchestra...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
New interest rate saves us $500,000
By securing a new interest rate on one of its future debt accounts, Alexandria District 206 School Board has saved taxpayers about $500,000. During Monday night's school board meeting, the board approved "Refunding of 2008 Debt Issuance" to cover the district's future debt service...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
iPads likely coming soon to Osakis classrooms
SmartBoards replaced blackboards, could textbooks be next? During last week's Osakis School Board meeting, teachers demonstrated the feasibility...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Local speech team earns first
The Alexandria speech team won first place at the Detroit Lakes 2013 Speech Tournament on March 16. Winning first place in their categories...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Changes proposed for school lunch programs
Proposed legislation moving through the state Legislature would require that students who qualify for reduced-price lunches be provided with...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 5, 2013
UPDATE 6:15 A.M.: Schools, including Alexandria, running two hours late because of snow today
Schools in the area are running two hours late today, Tuesday, because of a winter storm warning that remains in effect until noon. Schools that will start two hours late include Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Osakis, Minnewaska (buses will run on plowed roads only), Parkers Prairie...
March 5, 2013 - 5:23am
February 15, 2013
Discovery to hold conferences
Discovery Middle School in Alexandria will hold Second Semester Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences on Monday, February 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 4 to 7:30 p.m. There is no school for grades K-12 that day. These conferences will be informal and not scheduled as they were...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am