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February 16, 2017
Linda Manders (left) dances during the Night to Shine event Friday, Feb. 10, at New Life Christian Church in Alexandria. (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
Night to Shine offers 'a wonderful gift'
February 16, 2017 - 11:53am
Edward Reif, director of community relations and development at the Douglas County Hospital, stands in the hospital’s Meditation Room on the third floor. The room features subdued lighting and is always open. At one time, the hospital’s old chapel was in the old section of the hospital on the first floor. It was later moved to the third floor and has now been replaced with offices for human resources. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
You asked: What happened to hospital's chapel?
February 16, 2017 - 8:50am
Dave and Jan Keller of Alexandria were in the Fort Lauderdale airport when a gunman opened fire. The Kellers, who were heading out on a 16-day cruise, hold up the T-shirt Jan used as a swimsuit because they didn't have most of their luggage, which was left at the airport after the chaos. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Trip to sunny paradise turns to chaos
February 16, 2017 - 7:58am
February 15, 2017
Sgt. Rick Schueler of the Minnesota State Patrol was named Trooper of the Year for 2016. (contributed photo)
Trooper of the Year a calm watchdog for safety
February 15, 2017 - 4:20pm
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France trains eagles to down drones
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Feb. 14
February 15, 2017 - 3:32pm
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Fergus Falls inmate who escaped Tuesday still on the loose
February 15, 2017 - 3:18pm
Amanda Steinbeisser points to a diagram of the playground planned at Miltona Science Magnet School with Beth Welch (left) at Saturday's fundraiser.  (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
Miltona working toward a new playground
February 15, 2017 - 9:25am
February 14, 2017
Dory Lidinksi, left, of Ham Lake met with her district's Sen. Michelle Benson Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, to discuss her concerns about gun violence in Minnesota. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Protect Minnesota group takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill
February 14, 2017 - 6:42pm
Charles Mikkelson
Level-three sex offender moving to Alexandria
February 14, 2017 - 3:01pm
Amanda Scott of Alexandria who spent more than a month at Hennepin County Medical Center. She is pictured with her daughters, Anajreana, 11; Tateana, 8; and Anastasia, 6. Tateana has been diagnosed with leukemia. (Contributed)
Fire victim's daughter diagnosed with leukemia
February 14, 2017 - 2:03pm
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Feb. 13
February 14, 2017 - 11:27am
February 13, 2017
City unveils street projects for this year
February 13, 2017 - 10:57pm
Five things to know from city council
February 13, 2017 - 10:56pm
Alex Tech to hold graduation at RCC
February 13, 2017 - 10:55pm