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February 16, 2018
Rehearsing for their first play, "'night, Mother," are Alexandria actresses, Kristi Greathouse (left) and Kristen Roers. The two are the stars of the newly formed Fire Pit Productions first production. They play the roles of a mother-daughter duo, Thelma and Jessie Cates. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Small theater, big topics: New production company tackles edgier topics
February 16, 2018 - 12:24pm
February 14, 2018
JP (left) and Allison (left center) Lundsetter with Allison’s parents, Chris (right center) and Keith (right). (Photo by Amber Lee Caldwell)
Tears and joy: Couple rushes wedding so ill father can walk daughter down the aisle
February 14, 2018 - 9:25am
February 9, 2018
Common Ground Coffee House owner Bill Jarvi (right) chats with Robert Janousek (left), an Alexandria community member who enjoys the coffee house’s Tuesday night soup kitchen. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Nourishment for body and soul: Coffeehouse provides free soup Tuesday nights
February 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
February 8, 2018
Alexandria Area High School band teacher Casey Skalbeck is a member of the 34th Infantry Division Red Bull Band, which will be performing with the high school band on Saturday, Feb. 17. (Contributed)
Bully for music: Military, high school bands pair up
February 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
February 5, 2018
Nikol Foss, director of women's programs at LifeRight Outreach in Alexandria, leads a bible study for women now living at the house. From left, Sherry Berthiaume, Lisa C. Johnson, Amber Myhre and Foss. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
'A light in a dark place': Two years after LifeRight, Garfield mom has job, kids back
February 5, 2018 - 12:19pm
Board now running LifeRight
February 5, 2018 - 6:32am
February 3, 2018
Kari VanWakeren
God loves us just because
February 3, 2018 - 10:36am
February 2, 2018
Jeff Burton
Faith news
February 2, 2018 - 10:37am
February 1, 2018
Despite a number of physical concerns, Mataya is on track with her cognitive development. (Contributed)
'A different kind of life': Alexandria parents adjust to medical needs of 5-month-old
February 1, 2018 - 8:00am
January 29, 2018
Until the weather gets nice enough to ride her bike outside, Douglas County Jail Administrator Jackie Notch trains for the Road to Hope fundraiser on a trainer inside her home. She trains at least four days each week for the 250-mile ride that will take place in May. (Contributed)
Pedaling with honor: Jail administrator rides for fallen deputy Curt Felt
January 29, 2018 - 6:50am
In the July 3, 1978 edition of what was then called the Lake Region Echo, several articles were written about Douglas County Sheriff Deputy Curt Felt, who was shot and killed in the line of duty. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
The day Curt Felt died
January 29, 2018 - 6:49am
January 25, 2018
Willie Wrede examines one of the many dresses stored in her Osakis garage in preparation for Night to Shine shopping day on Saturday, Jan. 27. Teenagers and adults with special needs will be able to find sports coats and prom dresses for Night to Shine, a prom for teenagers and adults with special needs at New Life Christian Church in Alexandria. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Day to shop: Free shopping day precedes Night to Shine
January 25, 2018 - 12:03pm
January 24, 2018
What is the crazy weather doing to perennials?
January 24, 2018 - 9:59am
January 20, 2018
January 20, 2018 - 7:57am
January 19, 2018
Faith news: Right to Life breakfast; lutefisk dinner
January 19, 2018 - 5:29pm