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August 14, 2018
Jen Theisen pauses in a hike through Cascade River State Park. Steve Kuchera /
Why hiker's rash happens, and how to make it less likely
August 14, 2018 - 12:06pm
Flowers must be fresh
August 14, 2018 - 8:25am
August 10, 2018
Faith news
August 10, 2018 - 12:23pm
August 4, 2018
Faith news
August 4, 2018 - 10:16am
August 3, 2018
Butterfly Hill Nature Preschool director Kristen Peterson (far left) and her students (clockwise from her left) Ariana Pajari, Aria Ries, Aasta Richards, Ingrid Richards, Elsie Anderson, Addison Jurchenko and Laney Steidl decorate a cape Tuesday for volunteer Ken Ryan. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Beloved volunteer earns his cape: Butterfly Hill Nature Preschool Remembers Ken Ryan
August 3, 2018 - 6:12pm
July 28, 2018
Lynn Stoneking will return to Mount Carmel in Alexandria on Monday, July 23. (Contributed)
Faith news
July 28, 2018 - 12:04pm
July 19, 2018
Britta Alverson and her brother-in-law, Will Alverson, both of Osakis, ran Grandma's Marathon in Duluth last month. It was the first marathon for both runners. (Contributed)
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
July 19, 2018 - 8:18am
July 18, 2018
This week's Concert on the Courthouse Lawn featuring DiamondBack will be moved indoors to the Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. (Contributed)
Concert on courthouse lawn moved indoors
July 18, 2018 - 2:32pm
July 14, 2018
Faith news
July 14, 2018 - 9:12am
July 8, 2018
Jillian Jones
Faith news
July 8, 2018 - 6:23am
July 6, 2018
An elf doorway leads into a crack in a honey locust tree at the home of Bill and Jessie Blanchard. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Gardens run the gamut: 2018 tour features exotics and natives, commercial displays and private retreats
July 6, 2018 - 6:20pm
Patti Dahlheimer of Alexandria, one of this year's Relay for Life honorary survivors, has participated in many Relays in the past. She is a 43-year cervical cancer survivor. (Echo Press file photo)
Her saving grace: Dahlheimer credits husband, doctors for support 43 years ago
July 6, 2018 - 5:00am
July 1, 2018
After realizing color and design had brought her joy her whole life, Jessica Boyer launched Kreat and Design, a company dedicated to home staging, design and space branding. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Putting color in coaching: Alexandria woman combines love for design and life coaching
July 1, 2018 - 6:33am
Faith news
July 1, 2018 - 5:50am
June 24, 2018
Kari VanWakeren
God delights in his creation
June 24, 2018 - 5:24am