(Alexandria MN) -- The Alexandria Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the following individuals will be inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame this fall: Robert C. Johnson (Class of 1966) - Retired manager of music organization at St. Olaf College; Ed Rooney (Class of 1953) - Local business owner & entrepreneur; Heather Stefanski, M.D. (Class of 1989) - Pediatric oncologist at the University of Minnesota.

You are cordially invited to attend the Alexandria Education Foundation's Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon from 12 - 1:15 PM on Friday, September 21.

Tickets cost $30 and are available for purchase at Cherry Street Books, 503 Broadway Street in Alexandria, or online at http://alexeducationfoundation.org/ - Click on the "Buy Tickets Now" button.

The Alumni Hall of Fame was created in 2007 as a means to honor graduates, or any staff or faculty member who has earned distinction or achievement in their professional field. The Hall of Fame recipients will be inducted at the Hall of Fame luncheon on Friday, September 15, 2017, and they will be invited to be grand marshals during the Homecoming Community Parade as part of homecoming festivities on Saturday, September 16.

“There are many unique and outstanding accomplishments by the Hall of Fame recipients in this Hall of Fame class,” said Christine Reilly, Foundation board chair. “We look forward to honoring them this fall and recognizing their successes and contributions.”

For more information about the Hall of Fame, visit


More from this section

(Alexandria, MN) Five veterans are getting set to board an honor flight from Fargo to Washington, DC at the end of this month. Four of the five were able to meet for lunch Wednesday to talk about the trip.

Stearns County is one of the first counties in the state to adopt a resolution proclaiming itself a Purple Heart Community. The Purple Heart Community Proclamation is a national initiative of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. The Purple Heart is a badge of military merit awarded exclus…

(Alexandria, MN)  A preliminary Alexandria School District 206 school levy was approved by the Alexandria School Board on Monday, September 17, during the regular board meeting. Based on information prepared by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the proposed levy is $14.1 million, …

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –Westbound Interstate 94 between the Evansville and Garfield exits reopened Tuesday. This section of I-94 has been under construction since May as crews were resurfacing both directions of I-94 between Highway 79 and Highway 114, and replacing the decks on the Highway 79…