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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
January 8, 2016
Christian activist and author Shane Claiborne signs books after a speaking engagement at the Performing Arts Center in Alexandria Wednesday. (Photo by Tara Bitzan, Echo Press)
Christian extremists for love and grace
January 8, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Jacob Wolf and team members monitor a large prescribed burn in northwest Minnesota near Thief River Falls. (Contributed photos)
A passion leads to service
January 6, 2016 - 9:22am
January 4, 2016
Butch Dallmann, descendant of 'Silent Night' composer, reflects on family's history.
Silent Night, Holy Night
January 4, 2016 - 8:14am
December 30, 2015
Willie Wrede sits comfortably in her Osakis home. She is a 19-year survivor of pancreatic cancer and has started a cancer support group. (Photo by Jessica Sly, Echo Press)
The support of a survivor
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Stacy Kron is a photographer, painter and graphic designer. Often, these skills are combined for her final artwork. (Contributed photos)
An artistic impression
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Scott Janssen of Crookston races in a past Iditarod race in Alaska. He and his dogs will make an appearance on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria. (Contributed photo)
Iditarod team comes to town
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
Sierra Hauer holds her son, Landon, at a past Children’s Memorial Candlelight Service in Alexandria. (Contributed photos)
An angel called Abigail
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 4, 2015
Alexandria-native Paul Korkowski biked from Cannon Falls, Minnesota to Las Vegas, Nevada and along the way, he raised $25,000 for suicide awareness. (Contributed photos)
Challenge accepted
December 4, 2015 - 11:47am