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January 25, 2017
(Left to right) Isaac Carns, Peter Sansted, Wyatt Odland, Lucas Bitzan, Preston Peterson, Zachary Kent, Ru Zhong and Christian Fleming qualified to compete in Discovery Middle School’s recent Geography Bee. Bitzan placed first. (Contributed)
Nine students compete in Geography Bee
January 25, 2017 - 7:00am
January 20, 2017
Madison O'Shea composed this illustration of a proud Big Ole standing tall beside Little Lena. The Big Ole – Little Lena Ball for fathers and daughters will be held Friday, Jan. 27. (Contributed)
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Zion Parochial School first opened in 1892 and was taught by the Rev. Bartz. The photo shows the school in 1949 before it was moved to a different location. (Contributed)
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
James (center) played by Harry Greathouse, talks to his insect friends, played by Brody Uhlenkamp (left) and Ari Janssen (right).  (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
A peach of a show
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
Benefit dinner to raise funds for Scott Bakke family
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 19, 2017
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
January 19, 2017 - 2:56pm
January 18, 2017
Mississippi Roast is soon to be a family favorite. Photo by Jessica Karley Rerick
Roast with the most
January 18, 2017 - 10:00am
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
January 18, 2017 - 10:00am
People who contributed stitches to the art project led by Kristi Kuder were asked to share something about where they are from and sign a canvas that will be the backing for the artwork. (Photos by Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
An artist's touch
January 18, 2017 - 9:12am
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
EAC kicks off new year with open mic
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
COMMUNITY ED: Learn the art of gluten-free baking
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am