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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, July 24
Council votes to censure Batesole
Dancing ordinance is on the way out
Legislators honored at council meeting
Minnesota gains 4,400 jobs in June
Moorhead wins Substate 14 title over Bemidji
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 29, 2013
Lessons from professionals
The Family and Consumer Science (FACS) class at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria recently gained professional and expert information...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
'Aiming for Outdoor Fun' event held in Miltona
Nearly 150 children and their families attended an Aiming for Outdoor Fun event held at the Miltona Science Magnet School on Saturday, May 18. Prairie...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Family and consumer science classes head into the community
Students in the Jefferson High School family and consumer science classes in Alexandria were recently out and about learning in the community. Culinary...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 31, 2013
Sessions focus on nanotechnology research
A leading forest products nanotechnology researcher is the keynote speaker at NanoTECH 2013 February 28 at St. Cloud State University. NanoTECH 2013 will deliver sessions featuring nanotechnology research in agriculture, environment, energy and medicine. Featured presenters include...
January 31, 2013 - 1:01pm
January 9, 2013
Conference introduces kids to science
More than 700 5th and 6th grade students from several school districts, including Alexandria, will learn about everything from aliens to zombies at the annual 2013 Science Rocks! It will be held Thursday, January 10 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Cloud State University's Wick Science...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
District 206 students showcase science fair projects
A total of 350 elementary students recently exhibited projects at the three elementary science fairs sponsored by School District 206. The...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
December 1, 2012
Apollo 11 moon rocks to be transferred to Minnesota Historical Society
Apollo 11 moon rocks are scheduled to be transferred Wednesday from the Minnesota National Guard to the Minnesota Historical Society in front of an audience of children at Science and Technology Academies Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space Exploration (STARBASE) Minnesota. "The...
December 1, 2012 - 9:54am
November 20, 2012
Young minds -- deep thoughts
What kind of popcorn brand leaves the least amount of unpopped kernels? Which type of water makes grass grow the tallest - well, lake or city...
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
What does Earth look like from Mars?
Now that Curiosity's safe and secure on the Red Planet and snapping photos of everything in sight, I hope it focuses its cameras on Earth sometime...
August 10, 2012 - 1:27pm
April 25, 2012
Robotics Team wins entrepreneurship award
The FIRST Robotics Team 3313 Mechatronics team from Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria competed at the 10,000 Lakes Regional "Rebound...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Is U.S. high-speed rail worth the cost?
Increasing gas prices have caused the country's leaders to revisit the need to establish alternate methods of transportation that are less influenced by oil prices. In February, a federal highway bill that would overhaul transportation programs and available funding for mass transit...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2011
M State in Fergus Falls showcases opportunities in health and science
FERGUS FALLS, MINN. - Drinking acid? How does your heart work? What's in pond scum? Inquisitive students can have those and many other questions answered during the Health and Science Showcase at Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Fergus Falls on Friday, Feb. 25. The...
February 20, 2011 - 2:03pm
January 29, 2011
More than half of Minnesota's 4th, 8th graders are not proficient in science
Calling this week's release of the 2009 NAEP Science Assessment results "disappointing and troubling," Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius said the report is further proof that Minnesota needs to step up its efforts in educating all students. "Today's results should be a wake-up...
January 29, 2011 - 2:54pm
October 13, 2010
Tracking an invader: Science class studies zebra mussels with DNR
Although Nathan Olson knows a lot about zebra mussels, they are still surprising to him. Olson, an invasive species specialist with the Department...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2010
Minnesota selected to participate in international math and science assessment
Minnesota is one of eight states selected by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in a state-level administration of the 2011 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). Minnesota's participation is part of an effort to link national and international...
October 2, 2010 - 9:19am