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Letter to the Editor: Time to end daylight stupid time
Hospital errors in state are up
Honoring tradition: Alexandria choir brings storied name as guest conductor
Law Enforcement Blotter: March 20
Alexandria School District expects shortfall for next year
A helping hand from Finland
Behind-the-scenes coverage from the NCHC's Frozen Faceoff
Battle of the Blades offers local skaters time to shine
Curling: Champs crowned at Vikingland Curling Club's bonspiel
Hockey: Knights surpass 40 wins on the season
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
Outdoor briefs: Local Viking Sportsmen, QDMA, NWTF banquets coming up
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
Minnesota moose holding their own
Working art: Garfield man recognized as Carver of the Year
All permanent shelters must be off northern Minnesota lakes by Monday
Jerry A. Emmert
Peter Robert Hjelm
Letter to the Editor: Try net metering to help energy grid
In the Know: This fake news is frightening
2009: Temps shoot up 69 degrees, cause flooding
Letter to the Editor: Support Minnesota Health Plan, not reinsurance
An Echo Press Editorial: Allow cameras in federal courts
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
UCC to sell Pilgrim Point
Alexandria VA hires coordinator
NDSU lobbies for new $78 million ag research center
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March 20, 2019
Alexandria School District expects shortfall for next year
Facing a projected deficit for the first time in nine years, the Alexandria School District is looking at solutions through a combination of cuts and financial reserves, Superintendent Julie Critz said at the Alexandria School Board meeting Monday night. She cautioned that the projections...
March 20, 2019 - 11:15am
March 9, 2019
Love for kids drives bus drivers
The people who sign up to be school bus drivers know what they're getting into. They pull the ultimate in split shifts, frequently starting their...
March 9, 2019 - 10:13am
February 13, 2019
Weather wreaks havoc for school districts
Calling off school because of adverse weather is not something school officials take lightly. Area superintendents say it is always a difficult...
February 13, 2019 - 12:17pm
January 29, 2019
Bitter cold leads schools, college to shut down Tuesday, Wednesday
There's cold, and then there's record cold. With wind chills forecast to go as low as -55 Tuesday, and air temperatures not expected to rise...
January 29, 2019 - 6:12am
January 14, 2019
Vehicle slides into District 206 school bus
A District 206 school bus carrying 44 students was rear-ended by a vehicle Monday morning in Alexandria, while five more students were waiting to board. The crash was reported at 7:18 a.m., on the 1500 block of N. Nokomis St., and occurred in slippery conditions. The bus contained...
January 14, 2019 - 2:42pm
January 9, 2019
Enrollment pace picking up: Double-digit increase in student numbers forecast in next decade
The number of students in the Alexandria school district is expected to grow by double-digits over the next decade, a consultant told the school...
January 9, 2019 - 8:10am
September 7, 2018
Hall of Fame ushers in three new members
Robert C. Johnson, Ed Rooney and Heather Stefanski have chosen very different paths in life. One is an Emmy award-winning manager of music organizations;...
September 7, 2018 - 6:44am
August 29, 2018
Woodland, Miltona vie for school safety grants
Two schools in the Alexandria School District are among those throughout the state competing for school safety grants to be awarded this fall...
August 29, 2018 - 9:47am
August 26, 2017
Alexandria test scores above state averages
Students in the Alexandria School District are doing well when it comes to reading, math and science. At least according to their test scores from the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments. The percentage of students who scored proficient on the state reading, math and science tests...
August 26, 2017 - 8:58am
June 30, 2017
Assistant principal named at Discovery
Alexandria Public Schools announced a new administrative appointment effective for the 2017-18 school year — Heather Timm, the current...
June 30, 2017 - 2:30pm
June 24, 2017
Eagle Valley School District dissolves
The Eagle Valley School District, which includes the towns of Clarissa and Eagle Bend in Todd County, will be dissolved as of June 30. Because a portion of the district borders the Alexandria School District, the Alexandria School Board had to take action regarding the dissolution....
June 24, 2017 - 6:26am
May 12, 2017
Media centers in two schools to get new look
The media centers at two Alexandria schools — Discovery Middle School and Lincoln Elementary School — will be remodeled this summer....
May 12, 2017 - 5:47am
April 5, 2017
Why do teachers quit?
One of the ways to ease the burden of recruiting teachers is to hang on to the teachers already in the classroom. Research indicates that on...
April 5, 2017 - 7:55am
A shrinking pool of teachers
Several years ago in the Alexandria School District, if elementary teacher positions opened up, there would be more than 500 applicants. This...
April 5, 2017 - 12:00am
March 1, 2017
Committee on Indian students formed
A new parent advisory committee regarding American Indian students has been formed in the Alexandria school district According to a statute, all Minnesota school districts with 10 or more American Indian students should have an American Indian Parent Advisory Committee. The committee...
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am