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Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
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Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Tomato tasting at the library
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Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
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July 28, 2017
B-E enrollment projections look at births and more
Enrollment in a school district is like a moving target — it's hard to predict where it's going to be. Superintendent Dean Yocum from the...
July 28, 2017 - 6:02am
June 12, 2017
A teacher's inspiration
On a cold February day 18 years ago, Phil Kiltie received a letter he never expected. "I still remember walking out to the mailbox that day...
June 12, 2017 - 8:00am
April 7, 2017
St. Mary's to host casino night
St. Mary's School in Alexandria will host its eighth annual Casino Night on Friday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Everyone is invited to attend. The evening includes silent and live auctions, food, drinks, desserts, raffles, casino games and more. Some...
April 7, 2017 - 6:55am
March 29, 2017
Student-run restaurant opens Friday
There's a unique new restaurant opening in Alexandria and it's called the Cardinal Cafe. What makes it unique is who is going to be operating...
March 29, 2017 - 4:03pm
March 15, 2017
Sen. Franken seeks student entrants for poetry contest
In recognition of Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., will host his sixth annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year's contest is "Celebrating the Veteran in My Life."
March 15, 2017 - 8:00am
March 1, 2017
Filling a need for hunger on campus
College students are hungry. But with their budgets stretched thin by the cost of going to school, many don't have enough money to pay for regular...
March 1, 2017 - 6:00am
February 8, 2017
Tech college, high school team up for DECA competition
Ninety Alexandria Technical and Community College Business and Marketing students, along with 119 members of Alexandria Area High School Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), competed in the 11th annual DECA competition at ATCC on Jan. 26. Students participated in a wide...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
February 1, 2017
LETTER: Start educating younger
To the editor: There were approximately 249,000 teen births in 2014. Every year this number rises due to lack of education. Schools generally don't start sex education until high school. Children are starting to experience sexual experiences at a younger age. School should start educating...
February 1, 2017 - 9:00am
January 11, 2017
COMMENTARY: School choice matters for Minnesota families
By Andrew R. Campanella, Blue Mountain Beach, Florida In our country, we love to customize, whether it's a new addition to the house or the colors and fonts surrounding our text messages. We choose everything, from our line of work to our preferred place to grab lunch, where we probably...
January 11, 2017 - 8:00am
January 4, 2017
LETTER: Dress children appropriately
To the editor: We are contacting you in concern of winter safety for children. The weather is now below freezing and can be dangerous if not wearing appropriate clothing. Children have to wait outside for the bus before school and while at school they are outside for recess. A safety...
January 4, 2017 - 8:00am
A need for nurses
The health care industry is one of the biggest employers in Douglas County. It also is one of the employment sectors most in need of workers – particularly in nursing, where jobs range from home health nurses up to registered nurses. Nicole Schell, human resources director at Douglas...
January 4, 2017 - 6:39am
November 22, 2016
New Testament students pack shoeboxes for children
Contributed This stack of shoeboxes was gathered by the students of New Testament Christian School in Alexandria. Each month, students have a...
November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
November 4, 2016
Alexandria students choose Trump
More than 1,000 ninth through 12th grade students at Alexandria Area High School did their civic duty and voted for who they think should be...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 26, 2016
LETTER: Keep Westrom working for students
To the editor: I am writing because parents and their students do well with Sen. Westrom fighting for us on education. Torrey Westrom has a solid record of supporting increases to the "per pupil" funding formula that is the lifeblood for our rural schools.
October 26, 2016 - 8:00am
July 8, 2016
Changing the way students, parents think about manufacturing
Editor’s note: The following was written by Lynette Kluver, director of organizational development at Alexandria Industries. From 2016 to...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am