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Lyme disease on the rise in area counties
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 20
Nitrate clinic finds well water OK
Student accomplishments, scholarships
What's happening in old Kmart building?
Alexandria fifth-graders win state Pacesetter title
Legion baseball: Osakis offense rolls in 14-1 rout
Larson, Nohre card aces at Miltona
Byrne hired to head Alex volleyball team
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
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....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Dennis & Ardelle (Botzet) Feda
Dick and Sue Anderson
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?
James M. Rutten
Shirley G. Botzet
Donna Mae Lunemann
Commentary: Let's not live for the gaffes and 'gotchas'
In the Know: Hanging up on robocalls
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this spoofing attack
Commentary: SNAP program is a failed system
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
hires and promotions
on the street
June 21, 2018
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Scholarship winners Ryan Swanberg, son of Steve and Rachel Swanberg of Alexandria, received the North Dakota State University Provost Award in the amount of $6,000. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement. Swanberg will enter NDSU in the fall and plans to major in civil...
23 hours 57 min ago
June 20, 2018
Alexandria board approves preliminary school budget
At its monthly meeting Monday night, the Alexandria Area School Board unanimously approved a preliminary budget for the 2018-19 school year that calls for tapping into its savings by $1.15 million. Trevor Peterson, the school district's director of business services, presented the...
June 20, 2018 - 5:18pm
Break-even preliminary budget passed
Although the school year just ended, the Brandon-Evansville School is already planning ahead and at its regular meeting Monday night, the board...
June 20, 2018 - 12:19pm
June 18, 2018
Transition Center focuses on equipping students with life skills
Doing laundry, grocery shopping, preparing meals, running a small business — these skills are all taught at the Transition Center in Alexandria,...
June 18, 2018 - 5:57am
June 15, 2018
What happened to you?
When Mari Heller tells people she moved halfway across the country to Minnesota, she can read their past in their response. If they say, "How...
June 15, 2018 - 10:32am
June 14, 2018
Phone apps causing concerns
Instagram, SnapChat, Facebook, Twitter. These social media sites and cell phone apps are probably pretty familiar to anyone with a smartphone....
June 14, 2018 - 10:28am
June 10, 2018
Workshops set for B-E School Board
Two workshops to discuss facilities have been set for the Brandon-Evansville School Board. Last fall, a referendum failed that would have built a brand new K-12 school in Brandon. The two school campuses — one in Brandon and one in Evansville — are aging and both buildings...
June 10, 2018 - 12:17pm
June 8, 2018
A new era of opportunity
Alexandria Area High School opened its doors to students four years ago with the intention of supporting more growth and offering more opportunities...
June 8, 2018 - 12:55pm
June 7, 2018
Traveling Tree House is ready to roll
The Traveling Tree House is about to hit the road again this summer, providing free learning opportunities for children throughout the area. The mobile learning center stops at 11 designated locations within Douglas County, Monday through Thursday, from June 11 to Aug. 16. The program...
June 7, 2018 - 4:20pm
June 6, 2018
A bond beyond most: Two ATCC graduates benefit from friendship
During their time at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Jordan Henrichs of Evansville and Tyson Meissner of Brandon did everything...
June 6, 2018 - 6:12am
June 4, 2018
They are the future: Class of 2018 receives diplomas
Go out and explore and don’t be afraid to try new things. Derek Hetland, Osakis High School senior, shared that advice with his fellow classmates...
June 4, 2018 - 12:09pm
June 1, 2018
Creating their future: B-E Class of 2018 turns tassels
"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know...
June 1, 2018 - 1:29pm
May 31, 2018
Beyond four walls: Eagle Scout project moves learning outdoors
As excited children filed into a clearing in a wooded area near the Brandon-Evansville High School football field, Nick Lundeen surveyed them,...
May 31, 2018 - 6:26am
May 25, 2018
Graduates leave trail of good deeds
On an overcast Tuesday, a small bit of color arrived in the home of Bill MacDonald, where the former Air Force mechanic crew chief is enduring...
May 25, 2018 - 10:30am
May 24, 2018
Three teams qualify for global finals
Three Destination Imagination teams from Alexandria Public Schools competed at state and qualified for 2018 Global Finals competition, to be...
May 24, 2018 - 8:08am