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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
July 8, 2016
Calvin deRuyter’s watercolor “The Sun Settles” was awarded Best in Show at Hopkins Center for the Arts, 2016.  (Contributed photos)
Art abounds in the lakes area
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
A proud owner sits inside his classic boat on display at a past Minnesota Lakes annual Classic Boat Show. This year’s event will be July 8-9.  (Contributed photos)
Classic boat show brings history to Alexandria
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
Dancing off Broadway dancers put on a show for spectators at last year’s Osakis Festival.  (Echo Press file photos)
It's festival time in Osakis
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
At age 27, Kate Schienbein of Alexandria has had two heart transplants and is awaiting her third. After each transplant and pacemaker placement, patients like Schienbein are given a heart-shaped pillow with an illustration of the anatomical heart.  (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Three decades, three transplants
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 10, 2016
The Bowden family is finally all together. They include (back row, left to right) Preston, Tahlia, Briquelle, Parker, (front) Piers, Natalee, Paul, Lisa, Perry and Juliah.
Home sweet home
June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
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