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Alexandria residents invited to help plan future
'Don't be pushed over'
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Alexandria taxes may drop for some
Electric car owners to power up in Alexandria
Volleyball: Arrows swept by CGB
Boys soccer: Cathedral upends Cards in 4-3 final
Girls soccer: Crusaders halt Alex winning streak
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Sept. 25
Volleyball: Chargers regroup to knock off Knights in four
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Morken: Hunters find ducks flying on opener
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Kevin Donald Revering
Donald "Don" Skrove
Richard "Shorty" Olson
Shirley Ann Battey
Paid Political Letter: Hearings are a Democratic circus of deception
Paid Political Letter: U.S. senators lack compassion
Paid Political Letter: Know your candidates before you vote
Letter to the Editor: Farmers face risks while improving water quality
It's Our Turn: Home abroad in a purple world
4-H holds county competition
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
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Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
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Alexandria Technical and Community College
September 12, 2018
Winters becoming wimpier
It's getting harder to brag about being a hardy Minnesotan. That was the underlying message from a pair of climatologists who spoke at Alexandria...
September 12, 2018 - 6:54am
August 29, 2018
An Echo Press Editorial: Top-notch education without deep debt
In today's day and age, we sure hope that people no longer hold the view that community colleges are an "inferior" choice for furthering one's...
August 29, 2018 - 6:50am
Urban retiring as ATCC president at end of school year
Laura Urban, president of Alexandria Technical and Community College, will retire at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Urban informed the...
August 29, 2018 - 6:11am
August 22, 2018
In the Know: Collaboration at its best
Transfer from two-year colleges to four-year colleges and universities has not always been seamless. Many potential transfer students have had to overcome a variety of barriers even with the usual general education courses, such as English composition, speech, algebra, etc. Whatever...
August 22, 2018 - 7:24am
August 21, 2018
Sunday’s rain fell hard and fast: Downpour causes flooding
A hard, fast rain Sunday evening not only washed out the last few hours of the Douglas County Fair, it left some area businesses and homeowners...
August 21, 2018 - 9:25am
May 25, 2018
Three local projects make cut
It took until the last half-hour of the 2018 Legislative session, but the Minnesota Legislature finally passed a $1.5 billion bonding bill and sent it to Gov. Mark Dayton for his signature. Tucked inside that bonding bill are a few items that could go directly toward projects in the...
May 25, 2018 - 7:25am
May 9, 2018
'Oh, the places you'll go': ATCC experience elicits Seuss-inspired commencement speech
After receiving her associate degree in 2016, Allyson Coleman used the Dr. Seuss book, "Oh, the Places You'll Go," as a book for friends and...
May 9, 2018 - 3:22pm
May 7, 2018
Expect traffic slowdowns near RCC Wednesday
Expect extra traffic traffic and slowdowns on the north side of Alexandria Wednesday afternoon, May 9. The Alexandria Technical and Community College will be having its graduation ceremonies at the Runestone Community Center starting at 1 p.m. An expected attendance of 4,000 people...
May 7, 2018 - 9:38am
April 6, 2018
Exhibit to showcase Minnesota Muslims
An exhibit describing the Muslim experience in Minnesota will arrive in Alexandria on Monday, April 9, for a three-week stay. Called "Tracks...
April 6, 2018 - 8:14am
March 23, 2018
Golden word for gun safety: responsibility
Scott Stumpf believes that responsibility is the key word for any gun owner. Stumpf, who has been a fully-licensed peace officer since 1986,...
March 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
March 8, 2018
How ATCC meets workforce needs
There are several studies and articles about the looming shortage of educated workers that indicate by the year 2020, 74 percent of jobs in Minnesota will require some type of education and training beyond high school. Minnesota State, which includes Alexandria Technical and Community...
March 8, 2018 - 12:11pm
Sex policy emphasizes 'yes' vs. 'no'
Rather than "no means no," the sexual consent policy is now "yes means yes" at Alexandria Community and Technical College and other Minnesota...
March 8, 2018 - 7:14am
March 7, 2018
Diesel mechanic leaves a legacy
A collective "ooooh" was loudly uttered as five torque wrenches — each worth $1,000 — were unveiled last Friday, March 2, in the...
March 7, 2018 - 12:11pm
February 22, 2018
Alex Tech feels demand for workers
As a member of the Minnesota State system, the largest provider of customized training in the state, Alexandria Technical and Community College...
February 22, 2018 - 7:13am
February 1, 2018
Geography Bee Sam Wicken won first place in the Discovery Middle School Geography Bee on Wednesday, Jan. 24 and will take a qualifying test...
February 1, 2018 - 10:57am