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June 8, 2016
An exhibitor at last year’s car show polishes the windshield of her shiny vintage vehicle. This year’s show will be held on Sunday, June 26 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Alexandria.   (File photo)
Annual car show to support local food shelf
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
Marilyne Morisette (left) has retired from her position as Aspect Foundation international coordinator, and the new coordinator for the Osakis area is Julie Backes (right), who started in January.  (Photo by Roberta Olson, Echo Press)
The start of something new
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
Camryn donated 22 bags to the cancer center. They include items to battle boredom while undergoing treatment.  (Contributed photos)
Camryn's Chemo Care Bags
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
Meats Evaluation team members include (left to right) Ben Johnson, Blake Olhausen, Molly Maudal, Chris Jorud and Adam Johnson. The team finished in the top five at the Minnesota FFA State Convention.  (Contributed photos)
Alexandria FFA team excels in top five at state convention
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2016
Ole Oppe Fest is coming this Memorial Day Weekend
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Course participants include (left to right) Lee Christopherson of Alexandria, Joisan Donovan of Alexandria, Shawn Carlson of Osakis, Joy Sorenson of Eagle Bend, Nick Stans of Eagle Bend and instructor Dave Dahl of Garfield.  (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
A career certification
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
This decorated fabric shows the Swedish technique of huck weaving, which involves a flat, blunt needle, Pearle cotton and huck cloth. More Scandinavian crafts like this will be on display at Evansville Art Center through the month of May.  (Contributed)
May exhibit honors Scandinavian craft
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
Some of the actors who will bring to life the Awesome ’80s Prom interactive show include (left to right) Tyler Blair, Meagan Lindberg, Nick Segaar, Karmen Lemm, Kristen Stenvik, Scott Giannone and Kerrie Kowalski (front).  (Contributed photo)
It's, like, totally tubular!
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
Former Lake Carlos State Park ranger Ronald Kuschel is the author of a new book, "23 Days in the Life of a Park Ranger."
A day in the life
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
Merodie Seykora’s pottery displays her versatility in firing techniques and construction. Her work will be on display in the “In the Potter’s Hands” exhibit at the Lakes Region Arts Council McKnight Gallery in Fergus Falls through Friday, May 27.  (Contributed photo)
Local artist's pottery shown in new exhibit
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Don’t Throw the Turtle, sixth grade, includes (left to right) Matthew Wieberdink, Boris Tantay and Isaac Loeffler. It placed first in the middle level age category at regionals and fourth at state.  (Contributed photos)
Destination ImagiNation teams perform well at regionals, state
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Brady Berberich records how Rayna Zimmel plans to help the earth on Earth Day, April 22. (Contributed photos)
Silverstreaks assist preschoolers on Earth Day
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 27, 2016
Lillian Graf was a natural on the stage as she modeled clothing from Little Darlings Children’s Boutique in Alexandria, while her mother, Samantha Graf, modeled styles from Maurices.  (Photos by Tara Bitzan, Echo Press)
Vintage glam!
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Spectators enjoy a meal and entertainment at a past Bootleggers Bash at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 30 starting at 5 p.m.  (Contributed photos)
Bootleggers Bash transports guests to Roaring '20s
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
April 20, 2016
Bruce Olson, director of the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria, talks about efforts to preserve Minnesota lake culture and history on Pioneer Public Television’s Postcards program.  (Contributed photo)
Maritime museum featured on public TV program
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am