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Each day of Summer Club offers students a variety of activities, including time for academics. Students use iPad applications for math, science and reading lessons. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
Summer Club students engaged in fun learning options
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
Carlos shortstop Jay Schueler throws on the run to get an out at first during Sunday’s game against Long Prairie. Schueler did a little bit of everything for the Cougars against the Predators, playing short, pitching 2 2/3 innings and had a double, a walk and was hit by a pitch on his way to two runs and two RBIs. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)
Sights set on state
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
Four sheriff candidates make their case
11 hours 34 min ago
Party in the street
20 hours 45 min ago
Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Hua Mulan, The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, and more are depicted in a new way, as women sing the hilarious truth about being a “once-upon-a-time girl” in Theatre L’ Homme Dieu’s production of Disenchanted. (Contributed)
Disenchanted comes to Theatre L'Homme Dieu
20 hours 45 min ago
Alexandria’s Brooke Heggie goes up for a shot against Detroit Lakes on March 4, 2014. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)
Heggie commits to Moorhead
20 hours 45 min ago
A look at the tennis courts at the Alexandria Area High School taken earlier this summer. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
AAHS Track installation could affect fall schedules
9 hours 57 min ago
Highway 27 detour lifted between I-94, Hoffman
July 24, 2014 - 8:32am
Elmer Tysver, a resident at Windmill Ponds, holds up a bass that he caught during a Let’s Go Fishing outing on Lake L’Homme Dieu on July 15.
Freedom found through fishing
July 24, 2014 - 10:54am
A large crowd turned out to listen to old-time country music at last Thursday’s free concert. The Red Willow Arts Coalition organizes the series of summer performances on the lawn of the Douglas County Courthouse. Popcorn was in high demand by all ages. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)
Toe-tappin' good times
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
County board candidates respond to questions
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
After nine weeks, the first phase of the Alexandria’s Broadway reconstruction project from Third to Fifth Avenue is now surfaced. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Broadway work moves on to phase II
July 18, 2014 - 12:00am