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What's happening in old Kmart building?
JUUL's popularity alarms health officials
Alexandria board approves preliminary school budget
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 19
New rec site raises questions
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Kreft, Pattrin top Pheasant Conference honors
Merritt named conference Pitcher of the Year
Viking Speedway: Satter wins Street Stock special
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dick and Sue Anderson
Marjorie (Marge) VanGorp
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Shirley G. Botzet
Donna Mae Lunemann
Taisa S. Karlstad
Commentary: SNAP program is a failed system
Letter to the Editor: Abuse of farm safety net harms rural America
Fond memories of Herberger's
It's Our Turn: Like father, hopefully like son
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
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
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
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Alexandria Technical and Community College
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
January 26, 2018
State ponies up for high-demand fields
Students going into high-demand fields such as manufacturing, agriculture, health care services or information technology will have a shot at new scholarships, thanks to state lawmakers and private industry. The Workforce Development Scholarships of $2,500 each will be available for...
January 26, 2018 - 5:57pm
Community news: Brandon benefit; Alex math league; computer class
Benefit for former Brandon art teacher Friends of a retired Brandon-Evansville art teacher and basketball coach will hold a benefit to defray medical costs as he recovers from brain surgery. Keith Melville, 66, went through surgery in November to remove a lemon-sized tumor called...
January 26, 2018 - 6:28am
January 22, 2018
Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
Outgoing, courageous, spontaneous — these were the words Shandiin Rose Goodbird's twin sister, Nadean Goodbird, used to describe her....
January 22, 2018 - 2:56pm
December 25, 2017
Help wanted: Truckers
The truck driving program at Alexandria Technical & Community College can take up to 20 students. Instead, it's been averaging about 13. "There...
December 25, 2017 - 10:59am
November 22, 2017
Stepping up for shoppers: Retail management certificates pay off in the workforce
Though Kristen Sletto has worked at Target and has been regarded as a good employee for five years, her employers have recently started to see...
November 22, 2017 - 1:51pm