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February 24, 2016
Wally Roers (left) and Louis Nehk, both of Alexandria, spent a combined total of 96 years distributing beer locally before retiring. (Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
The beer guys
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Preparation and prevention
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
Floding, Klemenhagen are valentine royalty
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
February 17, 2016
Jefferson High School graduate David Bauer recently published a book detailing his positive experiences with international Internet dating.
The world of international Internet dating
February 17, 2016 - 12:00am
February 12, 2016
Renee and Durlyn Stomberg were married at Rose City Evangelical Free Church in Eagle Bend only one week after meeting in person for the first time.
An untraditional love story
February 12, 2016 - 12:00am
The sweet joy of sharing
February 12, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Bears, monkeys and other plush toys were purchased by the Knute Nelson Helping Hands group. They were given to PlusKids on Feb. 3 to be distributed to foster kids.
Helping hands, helping hearts
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
Grace Lardy has gone to work with her mom, Megan, every day since she was 6-weeks-old.  (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
An early start
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger is this year’s Community Read selection. It follows a 13-year-old boy in Minnesota in 1961.
Community Read features 'Ordinary Grace'
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
Alexandria native Spencer Christensen (center) performs with the funk band PHO, which recently performed at Paisley Park. (Contributed from Steve Peterson Photography)
'... like a musical twilight zone'
January 29, 2016 - 9:01am
January 27, 2016
This recent photo shows 68 of Viola Klimek's 82 great-grandchildren. Another is expected to be born this week, and another later this year. (Contributed)
Great grandma!
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
Justin Balcome, acting as the prosecutor, questions Marah Bostrom during Mock Trial at Alexandria Area High School Wednesday. (Photos by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
Role playing a mock murder trial
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 15, 2016
Cristy Rajdl (top) of Osakis was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, a type of preleukemia, in November 2015. Her husband, Steve, and three daughters, Hailey, Rachelle and Jordyn, have been doing everything possible to make sure Rajdl stays healthy while waiting for a bone marrow transplant. (Contributed photo)
Learning to adjust
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Kayla Zimmer, a graduate of Osakis High School, is running for Miss North Dakota International. The pageant takes place Saturday, Jan. 16 in Fargo. (Contributed photo)
Broadening her horizons
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
January 9, 2016
Earl Hughes and Alaska Opry will perform in a Veterans to Alaska fundraising concert on Monday, Jan. 18 in Alexandria. (Contributed photo)
Country concert sends vets to Alaska
January 9, 2016 - 3:52pm