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Alex figure skating club Christmas exhibition

The Alexandria figure skating club will host a Christmas holiday exhibition on Sunday, December 8 at the Runestone Community Center.

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The event will start at 6:30 p.m. with the public welcome to attend to watch club members skate their routines to holiday music.

The club is also taking registrations for winter skating sessions. Group and private lessons begin in January. Registration at the RCC will be December 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. Classes are available for all ages from the beginner to the advanced skill levels. A limited number of skates are also available for rent if participating in a class.

WCA basketball tournament

West Central Area will hold a basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades 4-6 on Saturday, March 15.

The cost per team is $100. Those interested can contact Sandy Kashmark to register or get more information at (218) 685-5356 (work) or (320) 528-2269 (home) or by e-mail at

LAR open gym The Sunday 35-and-older open gym runs through April 27 from 7-9 p.m. at the Discovery Middle School gym.

The cost is $3 per adult. For more information, call LAR at (320) 762-2868.

Send us your hunting photos

The Echo Press is looking for hunting photos from readers throughout all of this fall’s hunting seasons.

Send us the photos from your hunts this season, whether it’s pheasants, waterfowl, deer or turkey, along with a detailed story behind your hunt. Some photos will go into a new Outdoor Section in the print edition of the Echo Press and all of them will be put up online.

Photos can be dropped off at the Echo Press offices at 225 7th Ave. East or sent by e-mail to Eric Morken at