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Kristen Korkowski of Alexandria is part of a nationwide music contest.

Local girl shares her 'Small Town Sound'

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A small town girl is sharing her original music with the entire nation this month.

Kristen Korkowski of Alexandria is one of more than 500 contestants in the Maurices-sponsored "Small Town Sound" band search.


Korkowski, a 2008 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, is currently a student at McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul studying vocal performance. She is pursuing an associate degree and hopes to eventually get a teaching degree

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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