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Volunteers work together to assemble the new playground at West Central Area South Elementary School in Kensington on Thursday, July 20. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Kensington builds an improved space for play
9 hours 54 min ago
June 1, 2017
Retiree Gayla Schmidtbauer helps a kindergarten student learn to read. As a Minnesota Reading Corps tutor, she provides one-on-one time with students. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)
Schools looking for reading tutors
June 1, 2017 - 12:14pm
May 18, 2017
Education foundation funds iPads, robotics equipment
May 18, 2017 - 6:37pm
May 3, 2017
At a special school board meeting for the Brandon-Evansville School District Wednesday evening, community members look at maps of each city. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
B-E favors new school but site still undecided
May 3, 2017 - 9:34pm
March 10, 2017
Students from NorthStar Christian Academy helped with the ribbon cutting at the open house for the school this past September. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Bill could allow NorthStar students to earn school credits
March 10, 2017 - 4:49pm
Dayton calls for more education funding
February 10, 2017 - 10:00am
January 13, 2017
Dr. James Woolliscroft, a 2015 Alexandria Hall of Fame inductee and member of the class of 1969, will be speaking at the inaugural EdTalk event, put on by the Alexandria Education Foundation. (Contributed)
First-ever EdTalk to feature Alexandria alum
January 13, 2017 - 6:00am
January 10, 2017
Snow falls heavily Tuesday morning in Alexandria making visibility poor and roads very slippery. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Area schools closing early - updated 11:30 a.m.
January 10, 2017 - 10:35am
November 17, 2016
Authorities identify boy as suspect in vague Minnesota school threat
November 17, 2016 - 11:37am
June 8, 2016
LETTER: Area schools recognized for excellence
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
IN THE KNOW: An A-Team amazing school year
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Some schools in county to end year earlier than expected
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
December 1, 2015
Snow delays schools in area
December 1, 2015 - 6:01am
November 20, 2015
New staff positions added to Alexandria Public Schools
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
LETTER: McNamar understands needs of schools
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
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