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Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Wild about wine
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
A prop for Big Ole
Photo of the Week: Rainbow
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Boys soccer: Cards' attack jumps on East Grand Forks in opener
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Tickets on sale for Alexandria Education Foundation events
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
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DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
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IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 7, 2012
Computer skills training offered
Alexandria Technical and Community College will host 21st Century Computer Skills Training on Wednesday, September 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. The course consists of 16 hours of course instruction. The first four hours will be instruction facilitated and the remaining three sessions will...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Antioch School to offer training courses
The Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development is offering theological fall training courses in Alexandria. Join the flagship course, "Acts: Keys to the Expansion and Establishment of the First Century Church." Hosted by Lake Community Church, this is a time for...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Computer skills training offered
Alexandria Technical and Community College will host 21st Century Computer Skills Training on Wednesday, August 15 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The course consists of 16 hours of course instruction. The first four hours will be instruction facilitated and the remaining three sessions...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
3M sponsors 48 teachers at Key Issues Institute
3M is sponsoring 48 teachers nationwide to attend The Keystone Center's "Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom." Among them are Jen Steidl and Joe Beattie, both teachers at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. Key Issues Institute is a national teacher...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 3, 2012
Free training offered for rental property owners, managers
The Alexandria Police Department will host a free one-day Crime-Free Multi Housing training for anyone who owns or manages rental properties. The event will be held Wednesday, July 11 starting at 8:30 a.m. For more information or to register, contact Officer Jim Gripne at (320)...
July 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Jobs and Java to give presentation on managing finances
Jobs and Java will feature an informational presentation on "Managing your Finances: Budgeting and Living on a Limited Income while Job Seeking," provided by Wells Fargo, on Tuesday, July 3 at 10 a.m. It will explain what a blog is and how to use blogs to enhance job searches. The...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Alexandria Tech will host motorcycle training
Alexandria Technical and Community College is offering Motorcycle Basic Rider training through the summer months. The Basic Rider Course is for novice riders. No experience is necessary. Training motorcycles are provided. Riders who are 18 years of age or older should have a valid...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Free basic computer and writing skills class offered at ATCC this summer
Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free Basic Computer and Writing Skills class at ATCC this summer. Since this course is offered at...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Alexandria Tech to host computer training course
Alexandria Technical Community College will host 21st Century Computer Skills Training on Wednesday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The course consists of 16 hours of course instruction. The first four hours will be instruction facilitated and the remaining three sessions will...
June 14, 2012 - 2:33pm
March 21, 2012
First aid training scheduled for Alexandria
Each year, more than 5 million people learn how to save a life in American Red Cross training courses.
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2011
Fire departments in area train for grain rescues
STARBUCK, Minn - This past week several rural fire departments and CHS Country Operations employees came together for a hands on training on how to conduct grain evacuation rescues when faced with an entrapment in a confined space. CHS sponsored this training which aimed at saving...
July 26, 2011 - 12:18pm
Police offer training to rental property owners
The Alexandria Police Department is hosting free one-day training for rental property owners and/or managers. The training will take place at Alexandria City Hall on Friday, February 25, beginning at 8 a.m. Topics covered will include fire safety, evictions, property left behind,...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
December 24, 2010
Literacy volunteer training scheduled
The Alexandria Literacy Project (ALP) is sponsoring a volunteer orientation session for new or prospective volunteers on Tuesday, January 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Training offered to landlords about crime-free housing
The Alexandria Police Department is offering a free, one-day seminar on crime-free multi-housing training for landlords and managers of rental properties in Alexandria. The event will take place Friday, November 5 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alexandria City Hall. There is a...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Firearms safety training
In April, 16 students completed the firearms safety course sponsored by the Millerville Sportsmen Club. At the completion of the course, a single-shot...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am