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September 21, 2016
William Flaig, HONOREE
Alumni Hall of Fame inductees to be honored
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
September 16, 2016
Ecumen Bethany Community Adult Day Services supervisor Carla Nienaber and day services participant Cliff Bowman share a smile. (Contributed)
One big, extended family
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 13, 2016
Flags adorn the 3M lot next to the Cenex gas station along Highway 29 South in Alexandria as a tribute to the victims who were killed on Sepember 11, 2001. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Flags planted for 9-11 Never Forget Project
September 13, 2016 - 11:09am
September 9, 2016
Jerry Gould of Waite Park takes a photo of Jim and Betty Stricker of Brandon and Fred and Renee Mehr of Cold Spring at last year’s Moonshine Madness. This group got into the spirit of the event by wearing Prohibition-era outfits.   (File photo)
Get ready for Moonshine Madness
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
ATCC student Liz Huebsch always struggled with school and was diagnosed with dyslexia in ninth grade. In the time since, she has discovered her talents lie in art and photography, a common trait in dyslexics. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
The gift of dyslexia
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
The Hospice of Douglas County includes nurses, medical director, hospice aides, chaplain, musc and massage therapists, along with more than 45 volunteers. (Contributed)
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 26, 2016
When carving and painting decoys, artists typically develop their own style. Sometimes the decoys may be realistic, while other times they are more folk art.  (Photos by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
Phil Noonan, founder of Little Bit O’ Heaven and Noonan Park.  (Contributed)
Then and now: A history of Noonan Park
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
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 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
July 27, 2016
David Barthel’s photo, Lake Effect, shows a dramatic Lake Superior under a cloudy winter sky. Barthel runs North Shore Images Photography.  (Contributed photo)
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
Three new cabins at Luther Crest in Alexandria are close to completion.  (Contributed photos)
Luther Crest gets whole new look
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 21, 2016
Lions Club International is one of the largest service organizations in the world.  (File photos)
Two local Lions Clubs merge together
July 21, 2016 - 9:37am
July 15, 2016
Brody Uhlenkamp, 15, of Osakis, tried out for The Voice in Minneapolis on June 25.  (Contributed photos)
An experience to grow
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Tracy Anderson stands with some of her new portraits to show the scale of the 30”x40” creations. The oil portraits total 13 and are on display at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale in Alexandria.  (Photo by Jessica Sly, Echo Press)
Silent conversations
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am