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Officials release name of northern Minn. snowmobiler who died in lake
Best of the Lakes Area Large Employer
Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
Best of the Lakes Area Fitness Club, Child Care
Talent, generosity shine at Jingle Bells
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 12
Eden Prairie's Montero named Minnesota's Mr. Football
Girls basketball: Shorthanded Chargers fall at CGB
Wrestling: Cards finish fifth in Barrett
Girls Basketball: Minnewaska knocks off Lakeview at home
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Linda L. Moske
Bob Alden Helie
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
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
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
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September 1, 2017
Wi-Fi on buses to give students more homework time
Technology is taking over our world - and our school buses. When school starts Tuesday, Alexandria Public Schools will unveil its newest district-wide...
September 1, 2017 - 8:11am
August 16, 2017
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
DETROIT LAKES, Minn - Becker County is under a cyber attack that has taken down its website, disabled its printers and is now slowly corrupting...
August 16, 2017 - 2:32pm
May 21, 2017
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
I used to be a tech geek. I loved the latest gadgets and liked to try all the new gizmos that came out, from video games to MP3 players. But a decade or so ago, the tech scene began moving at such a fast clip, it was nearly impossible to keep up. These days, what happened 10 years...
May 21, 2017 - 6:57am
May 11, 2017
Young 'Geniuses' keep computers running for Discovery Middle School
With a tiny screwdriver in his hands, Dylan Nelson set out to put back together a Chromebook he was in the process of rebuilding. A couple of...
May 11, 2017 - 4:00am
April 24, 2017
Alexandria upgrades office technology
At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council agreed to spend $20,092 to upgrade the city's email and computer systems. The action was recommended by the city's technology team that's been studying the issue for the last six months. There will also be an ongoing monthly...
April 24, 2017 - 9:47pm
March 29, 2017
STEAM Expo enters third year
Alexandria Public Schools will host the third annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Expo on Thursday, March 30,...
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
February 15, 2017
France trains eagles to down drones
The French Air Force is training eagles from a young age to bring down remote-controlled drones when they enter no-go urban airspace. Golden...
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
April 1, 2016
Wanted: $500 million for research, development
A $500 million program to improve Minnesota’s science, technology and cutting-edge manufacturing is being proposed by state Rep. Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis. The Innovation, Research and Development Fund would focus on significantly expanding Minnesota’s research and development...
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
Legislation seeks to keep electronic data private
Students’ iPads and other technology devices may provide personal data that companies can use to target advertising at the youth. Minnesotans’ emails more than 6 months old may be obtained by law enforcement officers without seeking search warrants from judges. Schools and employers...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
LETTER: Understand the importance of limiting screen time for children
To the editor: Technology is currently the main form of entertainment for children in our society. “The average American household has more televisions (2.73) than people (2.55) and has it on over eight hours a day. Sixty one percent of children under 2 use screen media and 43 percent...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Broadband services expanding to Holmes City area
Residents of the Holmes City area will soon be better connected. Minnesota's Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Douglas Scientific and LGC announced they have formalized an exclusive distribution agreement for the sale of Douglas Scientific’s Array Tape Platform. Under the terms of this agreement, LGC will represent and distribute the existing and future Array Tape laboratory automation...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
June 18, 2014
Prairie Business Magazine - July preview
Join Prairie Business Magazine editor Kris Bevill for a preview of the upcoming July 2014 issue.
June 18, 2014 - 12:25pm