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March 16, 2016
Accompanying Carlquist on the motorcycle ride were members of the Lakes Area Harley Owners Group. (Photos by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
A final ride
March 16, 2016 - 5:23pm
Eben Brown dives in  Honolua Bay in Maui, Hawaii, where sea turtles are a common sight. (Contributed photo)
An acting debut
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
Before traveling to Nepal, Levi Vaagenes spent three months in Hawaii preparing for the mission trip. This year, he will return as a group leader. (Contributed photos)
A calling to serve
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
March 11, 2016
The Social Security office in Alexandria moved from 1103 Broadway to 2633 Jefferson Street, Suite 701, nearly two years ago but the awning and other signage remains.
YOU ASKED: Can something be done about old signs?
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
IT'S OUR TURN: Officers deserve reciprocated respect and kindness
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
The 2016 Citizen's Police Academy graduated 18 members on Tuesday, March 8. (Contributed photo)
Citizen's Police Academy wraps up
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
Ben Broenen, a 2008 graduat of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, will ride 5,000 miles on his bicycle across western states and provinces. (Contributed photo)
Ben Broenen the biker
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
March 4, 2016
The DCSO's new airboat has been used once, on Sunday, Feb. 28 when an ATV fell through thin ice on Lake Mary. (Contributed photo)
New airboat put to use
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
County denies new hotel tax abatement
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
County proceeds with layoff
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
The owner of Amy's Nails describes the concept of her product to potential customers. (Photos by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Out and About: Prom and Bridal Expo
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
During the competition, teams were judged in five categories: design, portfolio, teamwork, challenge and overall. Here, Parkers Prairie students Alex Koep and Nathan Willard test their prototype in front of the judges. (Photos by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Ready, set, compete
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
Lilly Herring discovered his passion for aviation during his time in the military, He currently works as a check airman for Air Methods. (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
An up-in-the-air career path
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
Alexandria honored as 'Age Friendly'
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
As a leapling, someone whose birthday is on leap day, Josh Eken will celebrate his eighth birthday in leapling years on Feb. 29. Here's a peek back at his official eighth birthday in 1992. (Contributed photos)
Leaping through life
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am