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August 18, 2018
Artists swept writer Karen Tolkkinen (right, with eye patch) and her friends under a balcony in the Soviet Union in 1991, hoping for western currency. (Contributed)
It's Our Turn: Global travel and a lingering guilt
August 18, 2018 - 7:46am
August 15, 2018
1993: Kalpin inducted into third Hall of Fame
August 15, 2018 - 10:12am
August 12, 2018
The Douglas County Courthouse is the setting for free concerts every Thursday night through the summer, courtesy of the Red Willow Arts Coalition. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
It's Our Turn: Wencl keeps music alive
August 12, 2018 - 8:13am
August 9, 2018
1918: Tractor to replace horses
August 9, 2018 - 7:59am
August 8, 2018
In the Know: Would you go into law enforcement?
August 8, 2018 - 11:59am
August 4, 2018
I sat down for an interview with Seattle point guard Sue Bird (left) before the WNBA All-Star Game at the Target Center in Minneapolis on July 28. (Maggi Stivers / special to the Echo Press)
Our Turn: Lynx show off with All-Star showcase
August 4, 2018 - 10:30am
August 2, 2018
In the Know: Entrepreneurial spirit thrives downtown
August 2, 2018 - 5:54am
August 1, 2018
1968: New sewage plant underway
August 1, 2018 - 5:54pm
July 27, 2018
Tracy Vlaminck, Trena Eller and Celeste Edenloff have been friends since junior high. This photo was taken in 2012 when Vlaminck and Eller, who both live in Willmar, visited Edenloff at her home in Alexandria. (Contributed)
It's Our Turn: Friendships are golden
July 27, 2018 - 12:25pm
July 25, 2018
1993: Work begins on Kids World building
July 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
In the Know: Police trained for mental health crisis
July 25, 2018 - 9:59am
Signs hang in the window of the Ben Franklin store in downtown Alexandria announcing the store is going out of business. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Ben Franklin closing
July 25, 2018 - 7:58am
July 22, 2018
After Paige Habberstad passed her driver's test Monday, her family, including parents, Reggie and Pamela, brother, Karsten, and her sister and author, Alexis, got together for a celebratory lunch. (Contributed)
It's Our Turn: Life in the backseat
July 22, 2018 - 5:33am
July 19, 2018
In the Know: Avoid stereotyping employees
July 19, 2018 - 6:09am
July 18, 2018
1968: Alexandria native caught up in Miami hijacking
July 18, 2018 - 6:12pm