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Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Photo of the Week - Dog playing on melted ice
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Osakis girls cruise past LPGE
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Terry Roth, 90
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 5, 2013
A hands-on experience
Natasha Bosek of Garfield graduated from Jamestown College in North Dakota with a bachelor of science degree in nursing on May 11. Besides the...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Stitching up happiness
Kathryn Erickson's fingers rarely have a moment's peace. They're always too busy sewing. "My fingers have to keep busy," said the avid seamstress. "Most of my life is spent sewing." But there is barely a thread she sews that she keeps for herself. She sews quilts for local charities....
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
A spark behind an education
Each year, millions of students go to college. Some travel 50 miles to attend school while others travel 500 miles. But for Lizzie Muyawa Dube, college meant traveling more than 8,500 miles away from her home in Malawi, Africa. On June 14, Lizzie came to Alexandria to tell her story...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 8, 2012
Group plans to ship agricultural books to Africa
Books For Africa (BFA) has begun a new initiative to collect and ship much-needed agricultural libraries to schools, universities and government agencies in Africa. The project is modeled after BFA's Jack Mason Law & Democracy Initiative in which law books and law libraries...
April 8, 2012 - 2:56pm
August 25, 2010
Leaving it all behind
Marv and Marie Bjorklund would trade anything to see a smile light up a child's face. That's why they are getting rid of all their worldly possessions...
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
In to Africa
Lois and Alisha Drexler went to Africa to build a relationship with others. In turn, they strengthened their own relationship with God. "The...
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Lions clubs hear how they're helping eye surgeries in Africa
On September 4, the 12 Lions Clubs of Zone #1 (District 5M4) met at the Elks Club in Alexandria to learn how surgeons in Africa restore eyesight to so many with so little. There were more than 100 people present, including District 5M4 Governor Ken Harwick and his wife, Kathy. The...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Making a molehill out of a mountain
Jenny Geithman did everything backward. She leapt before she looked. She made a molehill out of a mountain. When she went to the "zoo," she was the one in a cage. And she did it all on an adventure she was skeptical would ever happen - a spur-of-the-moment trip to Africa. Is...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am