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Can you SKOL? The Echo Press wants to hear your best chant
Students, businesses give each other a lift
County board: 'We want to support our veterans'
Competitors unleash their chants in Moorhead in attempt to become state's top auctioneer
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Boys basketball: Hoepner's trey sinks the Storm
Boys basketball: Hoepner’s trey sinks the Storm
Morken: No matter what happens, Vikings fans got their moment
Wrestling: Knights dominate their way to 8-1
Boys basketball: Shorthanded Osakis knocks off Johnnies
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Faye M. Luberts
Mary Louise (Miller) Orlowski
Sally L. Falk
Dr. James L. Adams
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
Letter: Zaun's commentary was right on
Echo Press Editorial: Here comes the plow - what do you do?
Letter: Commissioners should support veteran service
Letter: Reinstate stipend for veteran drivers
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
on the street
December 28, 2016
Alexandria finishes second in Math League meet
The Alexandria Area High School Math League had its third meet of the season on Monday, Dec. 19. The Alexandria team finished in second place....
December 28, 2016 - 9:00am
December 21, 2016
Register for Senior College winter 2017 program
Registration for the winter 2017 Senior College is now open. The program is entitled "Food! Food! Food! There's a Lot to Digest." It will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 10-26, from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College Office and Technology Building,...
December 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Six scholarships available for high school juniors
The Minnesota Association of Townships has announced its 17th annual scholarship program for high school juniors in Minnesota. Up to six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. To enter the contest, the juniors must answer an essay question developed to support the association's 2017...
December 21, 2016 - 8:00am
December 14, 2016
Prestby, Grove nominated for ExCEL Award
Alexandria Area High School has nominated Allison Prestby and Jackson Grove for the ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) Award. ExCEL is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, who...
December 14, 2016 - 10:00am
December 9, 2016
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
A total of 315 elementary students recently exhibited their projects at the three elementary science fairs sponsored by Alexandria Public Schools....
December 9, 2016 - 10:00am
November 22, 2016
Environmental science scholarships announced
Pioneer Heritage Conservation Trust will take applications through February for three 2017 post-secondary scholarships. Included are the Vernon P. Ostrom Scholarship, the Harvey K. Nelson Scholarship, and the Dean A. Elmer Scholarship. Each is $500 or more, as determined by the Board...
November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
November 16, 2016
COMMUNITY ED: Assemble an Amish braided rug from jeans
Learn how to assemble a durable and attractive rug using recycled blue jeans and an old twin sheet at an upcoming Community Education class. No need to buy any special materials. You will need approximately five pairs of jeans and a contrast fabric, like a sheet. A supply list will...
November 16, 2016 - 11:00am
COMMUNITY ED: Learn the basics of archery
Students in grades 3-5 are invited to learn the basics of archery from certified instructors and licensed teachers Amy Revering and Chad Gilbertson. Students from all elementary schools are welcome to participate. Bring a snack and water bottle. The class will be presented in seven...
November 16, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Scholarship available to horticulture, agronomy students
The Tenth District of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society will award a $500 scholarship to a college student who is pursuing a degree in horticulture or agronomy. To qualify, the student's parent(s) must reside in District 10. Counties in the 10th district are Grant, Douglas,...
November 11, 2016 - 11:00am
Winners announced in cemetery association essay contest
Fifth Grade students from Douglas County schools responded to the fourth annual contest titled "What Stories Can The Stones Tells?" The contest was organized and sponsored by the Douglas County Cemetery Association. Other contest sponsors include Alexandria VFW Post 936, REA's Operation...
November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
October 28, 2016
Nominations open for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Minnesotans will have the opportunity this fall to nominate an educator for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Nominations are open now and remain open through Nov. 15. Nominations can be submitted online by accessing a form on www.educationminnesota.org. The 2017 Teacher of the Year...
October 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 14, 2016
Senior College announces winter session
Every day seems to present new and complicated challenges for decisions about our food, from genetically modified foods to organics, new food labels and disclosures about types of sugars. The Senior College winter session will feature a six-part course in January called "Food! Food!...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
October 12, 2016
Nelson named National Merit semifinalist
Zac Nelson, 17, of Alexandria was named a semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. He scored among the nation's top 1 percent...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
October 5, 2016
Alexandria seniors recognized in 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program
Jack Wieberdink, a senior at Alexandria Area High School, was named a semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Ben Bogart,...
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
Discovery Middle School to hold conferences
Discovery Middle School will hold fall student-parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Oct. 13, and Monday, Oct. 17, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fall conferences will be held with the student's homebase advisor, but there will be "open time"...
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am