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June 17, 2018
John Hughes and grandson Treston Hughes, 11, look at the pile of wooden toys John has made for his grandchildren over the years. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Grandpa H.'s toy story
June 17, 2018 - 6:25am
June 13, 2018
After 11 years on the bench, Judge Ann Carrott has retired as a Douglas County district court judge. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Carrott was a trailblazer
June 13, 2018 - 6:10am
June 5, 2018
'This world is a better place without her': A Minn. family's bitter final send-off to their mother
June 5, 2018 - 1:09pm
June 1, 2018
Eric Lindgren, left, of Alexandria, transfered the American flag to Dale Mowry of Fargo in a Memorial Day ceremony at Harley Davidson in West Fargo. (Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor)
'Proud to be an American': Lindgren carries Patriot Tour flag from here to Fargo
June 1, 2018 - 6:14am
May 25, 2018
Newton Earl of Osakis keeps this photo of himself as a young door gunner who spent 1969 firing his M-60 machine gun from the door of a Navy helicopter. (Contributed)
'Scramble the Seawolves': Osakis man honored for saving lives in Vietnam
May 25, 2018 - 6:25am
May 17, 2018
Surveillance cameras caught an image of the Rays with their daughter. Law enforcement is concerned with her well being. They received information that they may now be in Minnesota. Courtesy photo.
Public asked to help find missing child last seen in Iowa and may now be in Minnesota
May 17, 2018 - 1:49pm
April 16, 2018
In the half decade since retiring as an elementary school teacher, Alexandria artist Jana Tonsfeldt has surrounded herself with art. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Happy, headlong rush into art
April 16, 2018 - 6:38am
April 6, 2018
Brandon Strouth of Alexandria hits golf balls out into the snow at the Scott Dirck Golf Academy in Alexandria Friday afternoon. The Golf Academy, which is located near Geneva Golf Club, offers year round indoor practice areas and golf lessons. It includes several heated hitting bays, two golf simulators, and a putting and chipping area. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Golfers beat winter
April 6, 2018 - 4:07pm
March 30, 2018
Lt. Col. Ryan Savageau with the U.S. Air Force, who is a 1994 Alexandria graduate, completed 3,000 flying hours last month as an F-16 fighter jet pilot. Savageau is one of less than 300 F-16 pilots around the world to complete this milestone. (Contributed)
Pilot's milestone 'just something that happened'
March 30, 2018 - 1:39pm
March 16, 2018
Trina Weisel studies a map while guiding a Girl Scout trip into the Boundary Waters. Weisel earned her Gold Award while attending Jefferson High School in Alexandria and began leading wilderness trips. (Contributed)
Conquering the wilderness
March 16, 2018 - 12:11pm
March 10, 2018
Funding for safe parent-child visits
March 10, 2018 - 11:11am
February 27, 2018
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Minnesota, North Dakota rank among top five states in the nation, U.S. News and World Report says
February 27, 2018 - 1:22pm
February 23, 2018
World War II veteran Don Leland (second player in on the right) plays cribbage at Copper Trail Brewing Monday for an Honor Flight fundraiser. Leland and his son, Bruce, finished third in the 16-team tournament. The first place team of Tim Gehring and Jason Briscoe scored a total of 718 points out of a maximum of 726. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Cribbage proceeds pegged for vets' cause
February 23, 2018 - 5:45am
September 29, 2017
Gerri Carlson's display of rosemaling covers several different styles. It will be on display at the Alexandria Senior Center through Monday, Oct. 9 in conjunction with two other rosemaling activities. (Contributed)
A touch of Norway: Senior center exhibit focuses on rosemaling
September 29, 2017 - 6:13am
March 31, 2017
Education session covers topic of stroke, falls
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am