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Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
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