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November 19, 2018
Crews from Alexandria Light and Power put up Christmas decorations and lights over Broadway Monday. Lights in downtown Alexandria will be turned on during the Christmas in the Fort event at the Runestone Museum Friday night. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Christmas decorations go up in Alexandria
November 19, 2018 - 3:20pm
Community news
November 19, 2018 - 8:00am
November 18, 2018
One of the winners from last year was the home of Kris and Bob Bugher in Alexandria. They won for most elegant. (Echo Press file photo)
It's time to put your Christmas lights up
November 18, 2018 - 12:52pm
November 15, 2018
Shannon Brunko (left) and Ben Schirmers sing “The Sound of Christmas” to the tune of “The Sound of Silence” during Jingle Bells auditions at the Lake Geneva Christian Center last year.  The annual Jingle Bells Telethon is a fundraiser to provide food baskets and toys for those in need in the area. (File photo)
Community Calendar
November 15, 2018 - 5:42pm
November 14, 2018
Katie Perry (right) read a winning essay by her daughter Maya (center) at the Veterans Day program Sunday in Alexandria. Gabe Pipo (left), veteran and chairman of the Veterans Memorial Park in Alexandria, announced the essay winners, which also included Serenity Peterson and Addy Lenz. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Veterans honored at annual program
November 14, 2018 - 7:12am
Volunteers box up filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child at Living Waters church in Alexandria last year. The shoeboxes, which contain school supplies, hygiene items, personal notes, toys and other items, will be delivered to needy children around the world. (Contributed)
Community news
November 14, 2018 - 5:28am
November 12, 2018
Empty Chair Gala set for Nov. 17
November 12, 2018 - 7:18am
November 11, 2018
As the American flag was presented at the Veterans Day program Sunday afternoon, a veteran stood at attention and gave a salute. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A salute to veterans
November 11, 2018 - 3:20pm
Sydney Christensen and Nick Nelson star as Elle Woods and Warner Huntington III in Alexandria Area High School's upcoming fall play, "Legally Blonde: The Musical." The show opens Thursday, Nov. 15. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
AAHS presents 'Legally Blonde: The Musical'
November 11, 2018 - 5:16am
November 10, 2018
Critically-acclaimed pianist Charlie Albright will perform Friday, Nov. 16, in Alexandria. (Contributed)
Community news
November 10, 2018 - 12:20pm
November 8, 2018
Community Education
November 8, 2018 - 7:29am
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
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