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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Robyn (w/video)
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
Polar Plunge a success despite recent warm weather
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
Preparing for the Polar Plunge w/video
Boys basketball: Battlers wrap up LEC title against Ashby
Boys basketball: B-E wins fifth straight by edging WCA
Blizzard hockey: Alex sweeps, cushions lead for second in West
Section 5A swimming: Cards punch plenty of tickets to state
Wrestling: Bogart, Kluver-Longfellow punch their tickets to state
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Violet L. Angen
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 26, 2013
Alexandria superintendent to speak to educators
Rick Lahn will speak at the Vikingland Area Retired Educators' luncheon on Wednesday, May 8 at noon at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Lahn, superintendent of Alexandria School District 206, began serving in this position in January of this year. He grew up in Pelican Rapids and...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
New school leader to host coffee conversations
Residents of Alexandria School District 206 are invited to join new Superintendent Rick Lahn for an informal conversation on Monday, January 14 at 9 a.m. at Traveler's Inn, 511 Broadway Street. Share your thoughts, and find out what's happening in the district. The event is open...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
December 21, 2012
VIDEO: Quist takes 'final exam'
Terry Quist will step down as superintendent of Alexandria School District 206 on December 31, turning the reins over to Rick Lahn. The Echo...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Olson is 2013 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year
The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) has named Superintendent Jeffrey Olson, superintendent for St. Peter Public Schools, the 2013 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year. Olson is a 1971 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria. He is the son of the late...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Quist to be honored during open house
A community open house for retiring Superintendent Terry Quist is set for Wednesday, December 19 at Discovery Middle School media center in Alexandria from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The open house will feature music and refreshments and will provide an informal opportunity for community members...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
It was hard to tell which was better news - the fact that the new high school is on track and progressing, or that Alexandria School District...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 16, 2012
Alexandria School District hires new superintendent
At its October 15 meeting, the Alexandria School Board voted unanimously to hire Richard (Rick) Lahn, as the new superintendent of Alexandria School District 206. Lahn (pronounced "lane") will begin his new post January 1, 2013, replacing current superintendent, Dr. Terry Quist,...
October 16, 2012 - 10:40am
September 24, 2012
Finalist named for Alexandria superintendent
Nearly 30 community, school board, and staff members from the Alexandria Public Schools met on September 20 to interview six finalists for the...
September 24, 2012 - 10:24am
September 12, 2012
Search narrows for new school leader
The Alexandria School Board is narrowing in on the search for a new leader for District 206. On Monday, it named the six finalists who will be considered for the position of superintendent of schools. The candidates, all of whom have significant experience in public education and...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Alexandria school district searches for new leader
The search is on for a new superintendent for Alexandria School District 206.
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
District 206 leader to retire
Terry Quist, the superintendent of Alexandria School District 206 for the past six years, is retiring. At Monday's regular meeting, the Alexandria School Board accepted Quist's retirement letter, effective on December 31, 2012. Quist has been a district staff member for a total...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 30, 2010
Nevis school bookkeeper placed on leave after son questions superintendent's use of district vehicle
August 30, 2010 - 3:09pm
March 23, 2010
Joe Hill gets superintendent job in Sartell-St. Stephen
The Sartell-St. Stephen School Board has selected former Jefferson High School (JHS) principal Joe Hill as the district's next superintendent,...
March 23, 2010 - 3:08pm
March 19, 2010
Joe Hill in the running for Sartell-St. Stephen's superintendent post
A former principal at Alexandria's Jefferson High School (JHS) is in the running to take over the superintendent job in Sartell-St. Stephen. Joe...
March 19, 2010 - 12:47pm