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August 19, 2016
Army National Guard veteran Kirsten Minnerath sits atop her shining Harley-Davidson motorcycle. She will receive the Nation of Patriots flag on behalf of the Lakes Area Harley Owners Group on Sunday, Aug. 28.  (Contributed photo)
Lakes Area HOG to accept Nation of Patriots flag
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Amanda Schueler, registered dietitian, is guest speaker at the at the Amazing Journeys Together event on Aug. 23.
Local registered dietitian to give presentation
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Haberman is interim pastor at United Methodist
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Arthur’s Quartet will accompany the chorus in performing at Mount Carmel Ministries. The groups were formed because of the members’ love of singing.  (Contributed photos)
Mount Carmel to host two concerts next week
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Titus 2 plans Family Fun Day
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Pastor Carl Lindelien is guest speaker at Living Waters Church in Alexandria on Aug. 28.
Lindelien to share healing testimony
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Obedience winners are (back row, left to right) Ben Kakac, Samantha Kakac, Amy Corneliusen, (front) Arianna Maras, Kelsey Krohnfeldt and Analise Schroeder.  (Contributed photos)
Going to the dogs
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
Adult basic education classes offered
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
This group includes (back row, left to right) Randy Roos of Long Prairie, grandfather; Jerry Roos of Alexandria, great-grandfather; (front) Cody Roos of Big Lake, father; baby Aubrey; and Helen Roos of Albany, great-great-grandmother.
Roos family has five generations twice over
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Festival of Tables in need of table hosts
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Nutritious, tasty smoothies are go-to breakfast
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Clothes You Make Fashion Review Court of Honor winners are (left to right) Callie Taveirne, Aleyna Taveirne, Zachary Kent (grades 6-8 champion), Katie Kent (grade 9 and above champion, overall champion, Quilt champion), Emily Barten, Lexi Klimek (grades 6-8 reserve champion) and Kendra Massmann.
4-H Fashion Review takes a journey to the Land of Oz
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Abigail (left) and Olivia Moos of Alexandria get a close look at a butterfly they released in memory of their grandfather.  (Photos by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
On a wing and a prayer
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 14, 2016
Ghostbuster Slime Cupcakes have a sweet lime and vanilla flavor thanks to the lime custard in the center. Lime juice added to the frosting adds to the ooze. (Tracy Briggs | The Forum)
Ghostbusters slime cupcakes are an oozy birthday treat
August 14, 2016 - 10:00am
August 12, 2016
The three members of "The M Club" paddle out to collect zebra mussels.  (Contributed photos)
Saving the lakes, one mussel at a time
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
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