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Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Knute Nelson celebrates 70 years
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 24
Charges dropped against Bio Corp
Student takes second in statewide speech event
Track and Field: Lakers and Knights compete at Benson Invite
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
Track and field: A-B-E throwers stand out in Barnesville
Baseball: Silverstreaks take opener over Milaca
Softball: Knights sweep doubleheader against WHN
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Hunters, farmers talk deer management in Glenwood
Fishing Hall of Famer to host seminar on May 2
An awesome opening weekend
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
Lillian "Toby" Minnerath
Walter "Wally" Englund
Paul L. Sand
Virgil M. Zins
Andrew Paul Slavik
1918: Alexandria soldier dies at sea
LETTER: Tasty food, good cause
IN THE KNOW: Tourism puts money in your pockets
EDITORIAL: Herberger's closing not all doom and gloom
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
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
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
Mall-goers mourn store closings
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
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December 9, 2017
Why North Dakota farmers are raising more sheep
There's growing interest in sheep in North Dakota and the numbers are rising recently. North Dakota and Minnesota Lamb and Wool Producers held...
December 9, 2017 - 8:30am
April 24, 2017
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Zion Lutheran School students have been hard at work creating unique, handcrafted items for the upcoming Zion School Gala on Saturday, April...
April 24, 2017 - 9:13am
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
More than 150 Alexandria Public School students in grades 2-5 participated in the "Cash In" on Creative Thinking contest. Students were challenged...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am
March 10, 2017
ATCC students compete at state DECA competition
Twenty-seven Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) students competed in the 2017 State Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) competition in Brooklyn Park. Each student participated in two events. Twenty students and five teams from ATCC were top eight finalists...
March 10, 2017 - 10:00am
November 18, 2016
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Alexandria Technical and Community College and area businesses recently hosted tours for high school students. The high school students were given a walk-through presentation of manufacturing and construction careers. While this tour has been an annual event for the college, high...
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
November 9, 2016
LRAC Artist Mentor program now taking applications
Lake Region Arts Council is once again offering regional high school students in grades nine through 11 the opportunity to be a "protégée artist." The LRAC Artist Mentor program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
October 5, 2016
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
May 18, 2016
Bittmann named a National Merit Scholar
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced this year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners. Matthew Bittmann, a student at Alexandria Area High School, was one of the recipients of a $2,500 scholarship.
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
April 8, 2016
Bill would require student attacks report
Minnesota education officials would compile reports about student violence against teachers and teachers would have the authority to remove any student from a classroom if deemed to be a safety threat under a proposed House bill. On April 5, a state House education committee considered...
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Student accomplishments - March 2, 2016
McCallson is member of Quadcopter Team Dylan McCallson of Alexandria is a part of the CLC Quadcopter Team at Central Lakes College’s Staples campus. He and his teammates recently met with Professor James Flaten, Ph.D., who discussed what plans the students have after college. The...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
A new way to learn
Eric LeBrasseur is just a normal preteen boy. He attends Discovery Middle School in Alexandria, excels at math, plays tennis and football, and...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Echo Press welcomes Wosepka as new summer intern
Mari Wosepka of Alexandria was recently hired as a reporter intern for the Echo Press and Osakis Review this summer. The internship program is part of the Pohlad Family Foundation administered through the Minnesota Newspaper Association. Wosepka will be a senior at Alexandria...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
Jefferson graduate wins car
Jessica Burns, along with Juettner Motors' owners Mark Juettner and Bruce Wiitanen, stood next to the car she won at this year's Jefferson High...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Wil Kopp qualifies for national bee
Discovery Middle School 7th grader Wil Kopp, son of Kent and Rita Kopp, was notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2013 Minnesota National Geographic Bee. This is the 25th anniversary of the Bee. Bees were held in...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
JHS student takes second at district contest
After winning American Legion Post 87's High School Oratorical Contest at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria, Stephanie Anderson went on to represent Alexandria at the district contest in Litchfield.
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am