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October 15, 2018
Participants carried signs about domestic violence awareness as they walked down Broadway Street in Alexandria during the 11th annual Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Domestic violence awareness events set for this week
October 15, 2018 - 8:01am
October 13, 2018
Community briefs
October 13, 2018 - 7:53am
October 12, 2018
The 12th annual Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence Walk will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 5 p.m. at the Douglas County Courthouse in Alexandria. (File photo)
Community Calendar
October 12, 2018 - 9:03am
October 11, 2018
Community news
October 11, 2018 - 7:53am
October 9, 2018
Scott Fassett of Thrivent Financial, left, was the winner in a contest to see who could hold a full mug at arm's length for the longest time. He was competing with Billy Beyer and Matt Hagstrom, among others, as part of the 2nd annual Stein & Wine Fest Thursday at the Broadway Ballroom. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Stein & Wine Fest returns to Broadway Ballroom
October 9, 2018 - 1:23pm
Piano students from St. Paul will perform in Alexandria on Saturday, Oct. 20. (Contributed)
Community news
October 9, 2018 - 6:33am
October 6, 2018
Despite cool temperatures saturday evening, around  200 people participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Big Ole Central Park in Alexandria. This is the first year the event has been held in Alexandria and more than $40,000 was raised for Alzheimer’s awareness, research, care and support. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
First Alzheimer's walk held in Alexandria
October 6, 2018 - 6:12pm
October 4, 2018
A horse-drawn carriage that once belonged to an Urbank doctor is for sale on behalf of the Runestone Museum Foundation. It is on display on Broadway just inside the Fort Alexandria gates. (Contributed)
Community news
October 4, 2018 - 11:56am
September 30, 2018
Students at the MaaSAE Girls Lutheran Secondary School in Tanzania study together. The girls, all junior-high age, typically share textbooks with three other students. An Oct. 6 walk in Alexandria seeks to raise money for more textbooks for them. (Contributed)
Faith news
September 30, 2018 - 8:00am
Audrey Behrens (left) and Kendall Brickweg (right) of the United Way serve a chili with a fishing theme to Jeff Dunn and Mickey Larson during the United Way Chili Cook-Off at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria last year. (File photo)
Community news
September 30, 2018 - 7:15am
September 27, 2018
Actors rehearse at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett for the comedy "Dixie Swim Club" by community theater group Prairie Wind Players. From left: Rachel Barduson, Cathy Snyder, Kristi Greathouse and Christy Meier, all of Alexandria, and Jennifer Combs of Barrett. (Contributed)
Community news
September 27, 2018 - 12:03pm
September 24, 2018
Participants of the Faith Rose 5K Run/Walk took part in a balloon release last year from Alexandria's City Park. Balloons were released in memory of babies who have died. (Photo courtesy of Amy Winter Photography)
Faith Rose event celebrates five years
September 24, 2018 - 6:32am
September 23, 2018
Funeral home to host grieving seminar
September 23, 2018 - 9:38am
September 21, 2018
Homecoming parade draws community to Broadway
September 21, 2018 - 5:49pm
Jill Engebretson, hair stylist and owner of Hair A'la More, colors Randee Hall's hair purple for the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer's. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Rooting for her favorite team: It's not the Vikings, Hall colors hair for Alzheimer's
September 21, 2018 - 5:59am