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The Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria expects to benefit from a bill that reduces restrictions on investments. (Echo Press file photo)
New law gives hospitals more investment options
10 hours 10 min ago
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
15 hours 47 min ago
At 98 years old, Winfred Polzin of Alexandria recalls Operation Tiger, a secret training mission for the D-Day invasion of Normandy. At least 749 American soldiers were killed when German S-boats attacked. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
16 hours 28 min ago
Warren Schmidt (standing), project facilitator for the Brandon-Evansville School District, presented information Tuesday night to business owners regarding facilities issues at the Brandon school. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
17 hours 35 min ago
"A Letter, an Ex and Opal" is Alexandria native Beth Hill's first novel. (Contributed)
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
18 hours 32 min ago
Kathy Hodges from Alexandria (middle, wearing glasses) attended the LGBT Lobby Day at the State Capitol last Thursday, April 20. Hodges, who was married in 2013 to Patty Puyear, is a huge advocate and supporter of rights for the LGBT community. (Contributed)
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
21 hours 9 min ago
The local curling team of (left to right) Aaron Rooney, Brian Storhaug, Dan Rooney and Mark Storhaug stand in front of their eight rocks that they scored earlier this year to form a rare eight-ender. (Submitted photo)
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
23 hours 46 min ago
JJ Kern
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
23 hours 46 min ago
Torrey Westrom
Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
April 27, 2017 - 4:22pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
April 27, 2017 - 12:52pm
Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
April 27, 2017 - 7:48am
A beam is placed into the Douglas County Hospital's new surgery center last month. The project ranked as the highest-valued commercial project in the city. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Building remains strong in Alexandria
April 24, 2017 - 9:53pm
Miltona home destroyed by fire; two dogs die
April 23, 2017 - 4:36pm
Dance partners Josie Nelson and Andy Mellgren grooved to the song, “Staying Alive” during Thursday’s dance fundraising at the Performing Arts Center. Their moves, attitude and costume helped them win the Fan Favorite award. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Dancing with the Alexandria Stars a hit
April 21, 2017 - 12:21pm
The nasal spray version of Narcan, also known as Naloxone. The drug is an opiate antidote, reversing the effects of an opiate overdose. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
An OD antidote: Narcan reverses the effects of heroin, opioids
April 21, 2017 - 11:02am

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Torren is available for adoption through the LAHS.

The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” – Torren.

Torren is a 1 to 2 year old male ...

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