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Two Minnesota tribes authorized to kill 10 moose this fall
Two adults, 4-year-old injured in rollover on I-94
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Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
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Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
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A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
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How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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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