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November 8, 2018
Community Education
November 8, 2018 - 7:29am
For 40 years, Patty Dusing has kept a small stone her father gave her. "It is one of a kind, just like you," he said. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
A father's legacy: Dusing uses modeling, fashion and jewelry to build up girls, young women
November 8, 2018 - 6:34am
November 7, 2018
Community news
November 7, 2018 - 5:27pm
November 3, 2018
Joleen Kogler of Alexandria checks out necklaces at one of the stops on the Alexandria Area Holiday Arts & Crafters Tour. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Arts & Crafters tour wraps up Saturday
November 3, 2018 - 7:53am
Brandon-Evansville sixth grader hold posters they made for the 2018 Lions Peace Poster Contest. Front row, from left: Darius Grussing, third place; Lily Luthi, second place; Samantha Puchalski, winner. Back row: Natalie Meichsner, Hadley Baune and Gavin Nicholas. (Contributed)
Community news
November 3, 2018 - 6:21am
November 1, 2018
4-H'ers take dogs, horses to state
November 1, 2018 - 7:27am
Pat Nelson will return to this year's 34th annual Arts & Crafters Tour after heart surgery forced her off last year's tour. Her daughters and two other crafters will add their work to hers when she opens up her home for shoppers. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Three craft-crazy days: Crafters in nine homes open doors to public
November 1, 2018 - 6:21am
October 31, 2018
Brian Kakach (left to right), Dustin Ditch, Vicky Skotterud and Jamie Kakach hand out candy to children along Broadway Wednesday afternoon. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
All dressed up with a place to go
October 31, 2018 - 6:36pm
The Legacy of the Lakes Museum will hold an open house for its new education and event center, the BoatHouse. (Contributed)
Community briefs
October 31, 2018 - 5:25pm
Brad Lake's daughters, Libby and Laney, helped him open a present at his retirement party Wednesday, Oct. 24. Lake retired from the sheriff's office after 30 years in law enforcement. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Chief deputy Lake retires after 30 years: Replacement will be named next week
October 31, 2018 - 5:51am
October 28, 2018
When it is delivered, the Runestone Museum's new penny press machine will create elongated stamped pennies similar to these. (Contributed)
Runestone Museum to get penny press
October 28, 2018 - 7:28am
October 26, 2018
Community news
October 26, 2018 - 6:33pm
October 25, 2018
Community news
October 25, 2018 - 12:09pm
Joe Salo received the Ernest Unruh Christian Service Award on Friday, Oct. 19. (Contributed)
Salo receives Christian Service Award: LGC-Douglas Scientific executive continues faith tradition at work
October 25, 2018 - 7:19am
October 24, 2018
The lineup greeting passing traffic along Nokomis Street. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Which three will it be? Community gets to vote for favorite scarecrows
October 24, 2018 - 12:06pm