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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
November 18, 2015
The four Bowden kids (back row, left to right) Parker, Briquelle, Tahlia and Preston will soon have four new siblings after their parents complete the adoption of (front row, left to right) Kolia, Vova, Natasha and Yulia. (Contributed photo)
Host to home
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2015
Dr. Mitch Goldstein has created a nonprofit organization that would receive 100 percent of profits from new restaurants and bagel shops in the region. The money would help people who are financially struggling with fire loss, medical issues or other tragedies. (Contributed photo)
Surgeon plans to help people in need by opening new restaurants
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
Sisters Jean Jordahl and Evie Martinson have an unbreakable bond and spend their time finding adventure in Forada. (Photo by Jessica Sly, Echo Press)
The Girls just wanna have fun
November 11, 2015 - 4:17pm
November 6, 2015
People of all experience levels are able to take painting classes through Community Education’s Adult Enrichment, such as this group that created a first snow sunset. They include (back row, left to right) Gail Strand, Maria Thompson, Marie Hacker, Claudine Grove, Carol Sanborn, Carrie Thompson, (front) Keri Mohror, Sharon Streasick and Connie Fields. (Contributed)
Local Community Education celebrates growth
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Otter sprints across grassy terrain during the amateur field trial at the National Specialty. (Photos by M.I. Atwater,
A golden opportunity
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Seventh grader Eric LeBrasseur (middle) was diagnosed with severe dyslexia when he was in third grade. Thanks to support from his family, (left to right) Lori, Kate, Tara and James, as well as a specialized tutoring program, he has excelled in his academics.
A new way to learn
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
The cemeteries of Douglas County: Part 6
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
The Cemeteries of Douglas County: Part 5
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
David Krueger, a 1991 graduate of Jef-ferson High School in Alexandria, has authored the book Myths of the Rune Stone; Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America, in which he reveals the “untold story” of the rune stone. (Contributed)
Alexandria graduate pens rune stone book
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am