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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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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