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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, June 21
A 'case' study at engineering camp
Tuition rising 1 percent at state colleges
Work to begin on new roundabout
Colorful for a cause: Fundraiser for Kensington playground takes place during Runestone Days
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
State baseball: Panthers get their second chance at a title
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Gary Kermit Backlund
Lee Edward Hutchins
Orville Arnold Botner
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
February 19, 2010
Firearm safety classes offered
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, along with local instructors, will offer youth firearms safety training classes at Discovery Middle School 7th grade science rooms in Alexandria on March 15, 16, 19, 22, 23 and 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a field exercise and shoot...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Blandin offers leadership training in Alexandria
The Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP) is offering its nationally recognized leadership program starting with a January 25-29, 2010 retreat for Alexandria leaders. The Blandin Foundation assumes the cost of tuition, room and board for the program participants. To find out...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Evansville and Brandon seniors experience leadership training
"Leaders are not born, they are groomed," is a statement that Rick Bleichner, Evansville School superintendent, has shared with many students,...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
Humane society offers dog obedience training
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy? Do you love all of its adorable antics, but have found that he has also brought with some undesirable behaviors? Does he love to jump up enthusiastically on all visitors who enter your home, bakes at anything that comes into his line of...
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Dogs can be lifetime learners
"Lifetime Learning" is as important for the canine family members as for the human members. Three experienced volunteers provide some of this...
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Bremer Bank trains employees on leadership
Thirty Bremer Bank employees recently completed a year-long leadership training session. The training was centered on John Maxwell's "The 21...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am